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nintendomj

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Hey i am really new at this and i was hoping someone could help me.
Somehow a virus or trojan(i don't know the correct terminology) got installed and it is a pain! It basically is a search bar that is located in the bottom right hand corner which pops up over the taskbar. When i hover over it, it goes up and has a text box with "search the web" in it. I can stop the program by using control-alt-delete and stopping the file(it is called Desktop Search and it's process name is desktop.exe) When i try to close it, it tries to write to the desktop.ini . since i am not the administrator (but can be) it won't install. Here are my processes:
O ya, i use AdAware but it doesn't solve the problem.


acrobat.exe
acrotray.exe
calc.exe
csrss.exe
explorer.exe
ezSP_Px.exe
firefox.exe
fxddxw.exe
hpoipm07.exe
HPOstr05.exe
hpovdx05.exe
iPodService.exe
iTunesHelper.exe
Isass.exe
msmsgs.exe
NetMDSB.exe
qttask.exe
services.exe
smss.exe
spoolsv.exe
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
System
System Idle Process
taskmgr.exe
winlogon.exe
WINWORD.exe

Any one who helps would be greatly appreciated!! Also, do i have any other viruses??
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don77

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Hi and welcome nintendomj
Sorry for the late reply
Please run through the steps outlined in this Topic
Please post a HJT log back to this thread please,
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