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A destop icon has an exclamation point on it.

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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?
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by:dbrunton
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Backup warning possibly from various applications.

See here http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/lofiversion/index.php/t178785.html
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Could you post a screenshot of it?
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Here's a screenshot of the offending icon.
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Here's a better screenshot.
ScreenShot2.jpg
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Have you had a look at my earlier link?
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dbrunton's link looks like a good explanation for this
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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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