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Icons Moving on Desktop

By gdagostino ·
Hello,

for some reason I have 2 people who are having problems with their icons on their desktops. when a user puts their mouse over the icons, the keep moving. Does anyone have a fix for this. both machines are win 95.

thanks

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by dmiles In reply to Icons Moving on Desktop

Delete or rename the shelliconcache file and restart

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by Joseph Moore In reply to Icons Moving on Desktop

Did you try running a virus scan on these machines? There are viruses out there that make the desktop icons move around. Kind of funny, actually!

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by DKlippert In reply to Icons Moving on Desktop

It sounds like the W32.MAGISTR virus.
Here?s Norton?s take on it. Scroll down to see an example of dancing icons.

http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.magistr.24876@mm.html

(There are no spaces in the URL)

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