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Process abc123YImia.exe running -- virus or spyware?

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Today, I noticed a new icon in the system tray -- a red donut with a black hole.  When I hovered over it, a balloon popped up saying, "Your computer is infected."  Double-clicking or right-click had no effect.  So, I checked the process list and found an unknown entry, abc123YImia.exe.  I ended the process, but the red donut was still in the system tray.  I ran HiJack This, Ewido, AdAware, SpyBot S&D, and McAfee VirusScan, but found nothing except a couple of tracking cookies (which were deleted).  After rebooting, the process and donut icon are gone.  So, my question is...

Is this a new virus or adware program?  (Google searches found nothing.)  Is something hiding on my system?
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