error message when I click on icon

#1
Please help me. I have a dell laptop running on windows 7 OS. Whenever I turn it on and I click on any icon, I get a pop up message asking me if I want to delete the icon and send to the recycle bin. Is this a virus or what? What should I do?
 


#3
Thank you Mike. I ran the superantispyware and removed the 31 items identified as spy. However, the problem still persist. Please what else can I do? Thank you.
 


MikeHawthorne

Essential Member
Microsoft Community Contributor
#4
Hi

You can try this...

Open the command prompt as administrator.
Type...

SFC /scannow

and hit enter.
It will scan all your system files looking for errors and repair them if it can.

I really don't see other people reporting this problem so it's not something common.
If worse comes to worse you may have to do a repair install, but start with the scan.

Anyone else have any ideas?

How to repair Windows 7...

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/3413-repair-install.html

If you decide to do this back up your data first, this process should leave it all intact, but better safe then sorry.

Mike
 


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