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Jugador
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I've suddenly got this little icon in my taskbar, and can't get rid of it. When I left or right click on it, nothing happens, and no option to close, etc.

Any help getting rid of it, or finding out what it is, appreciated. Here's a screenie...

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I've suddenly got this little icon in my taskbar, and can't get rid of it. When I left or right click on it, nothing happens, and no option to close, etc.

Any help getting rid of it, or finding out what it is, appreciated. Here's a screenie...

Just a rogue program/window, used to happen to me with Windows XP too.

But, if after a reboot if it still exists, then I would certainly run a spyware and malware check.

Malwarebytes

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Just a rogue program/window, used to happen to me with Windows XP too.

But, if after a reboot if it still exists, then I would certainly run a spyware and malware check.

Malwarebytes

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Okay, thanks guys. I watched the "Task Manager" a couple of times while it was booting, and I'm almost sure it's an .exe file called "ccsvchst.exe". (the little white thingy pops up during the booting process)

I googled it and it appears to be Norton related. And since I just did a fresh install of Norton 2010 a couple of days ago, it makes since.

Appreciate the help and advice!

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Yeah, looks like Norton and the ccsvchst.exe file involved. Just for the heck of it, I checked Norton history and it was blocking a second instance of that file the same time I noticed the
icon pop up. Must just be a bug in Norton. But, I'll be sure and run some malware checks to play it safe. Thanks again...

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 zeller4 
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I 'm not sure of the problem either but I normally go to majorgeeks.com for their other downloads - Mike posted Malwarebytes , I also use superantispyware.

|MG| SUPERAntiSpyware 4.35.1002 Final Download

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Stumbled across this free program. Pretty cool...gives you a little more info about your running processes.

Link: Process Explorer

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I used to use norton but too many problems with internet, and applications not working correctly, slowing down the computer, etc., switched to kaspersky and stopped having problems.

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In my opinion Norton is very buggy . I would recomend Kaspersky, Nod32 , or free alternatives as avira, avast! and grisoft .



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hey zeller & Mike,

are your posted apps working in a permanent realtime modus (what i really dont like)
or are they for to scan the PC from time to time starting it manualy ?

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hey zeller & Mike,

are your posted apps working in a permanent realtime modus (what i really dont like)
or are they for to scan the PC from time to time starting it manualy ?

I honestly don't use them so dunno. I don't use anything, except common sense + 20 yrs experience on what to install and what not to

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I have been using System Suite ver 10 for a number of years. Very satisfied. The AntiVirus has been excellent over the years, besides all the other bells and whistles.

SystemSuite Professional*10 | PC Security Software

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Max,

Only use manually about once per month along with diskcleanup and defrag tools.

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