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Odd Connection Icon

  1. Nov 17, 2004 #1
    Has anyone ever seen or herd of an internet connection icon showing a small yellow dot orbiting it, similar to the EarthLink emblem? Specifically, a wireless internet connection icon on the taskbar of a Windows XP SP2 system.

    I was on the phone with my girlfriend when she told me about it, so i didn't see it, but she did say that it just started doing that on its own (she doesn't have EarthLink). I had her mouse over it, and the info was all normal and so were the connection properties. Well, as normal as i could tell from what she read to me.

    Just wondering if anyone has herd of this.
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  3. Nov 17, 2004 #2


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    Don't know.
    OTOH any change like that occuring without activity on your part is a serious red flag.
    I would definitly be looking for a virus.
  4. Nov 17, 2004 #3
    I wasn't worried about it, but I will definately look for a virus now.

    Thanks for the heads-up NoTime.
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