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A destop icon has an exclamation point on it.

Posted on 2009-06-29
Last Modified: 2012-05-07
In Windows XP one of my desktop icons has an exclamation point on it in a red circle.  What does that mean and how do I fix it?
Question by:lpenner
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Expert Comment

ID: 24740898
Backup warning possibly from various applications.

See here http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/lofiversion/index.php/t178785.html
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Expert Comment

ID: 24740902
Could you post a screenshot of it?

Author Comment

ID: 24741751
Here's a screenshot of the offending icon.
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Author Comment

ID: 24741766
Here's a better screenshot.
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dbrunton earned 50 total points
ID: 24741854
Have you had a look at my earlier link?
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Expert Comment

ID: 24742905
dbrunton's link looks like a good explanation for this

Author Closing Comment

ID: 31598148
I'll take this to mean that its a leftover issue related to IBackup which is NOT installed on this laptop, but WAS on the former one.  Thanks

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