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My Desktop Icons?

When I click on my desktop items, a panel comes up saying '' Windows cannot find www.what ever the site is, Make sure you typed the name in correctly, and then try again. To search for a file, click start, then click search.
The only ones it brings up when I click on them is, my hotmail, Adaware and Spybot.

I have to go to My Favourites, which come up straight away.

I am on XP.

Thanks, Any help appreciated.

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I will most definately say you have spyware infections. Even though you have the one listed I suggest to run this free one:
Click link: http://www.smcus.net/SUPERAntiSpyware.exe. after it is done and delete your issues you may have to make another user account (click on picture next to your name in Start menue) and move your files over.
Hope this helps!

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