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Old 11-22-2006, 07:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Computer lags and is really slow!

Ok here are the specs:

p4 2.8ghz
1gb ram
x800 gto

Ok I was using my pc the other day when my friend told me to download limewire and I obviously said **** no! So I go in my attic looking for something and I guess while I was up there he dowloaded, installed, and starting downloading stuff with limewire. I quickly stopped it and uninstalled the program.

Later that day I restarted and once I did my pc was running slow as can be. When doing unzips of files or loading games/playing them it lags every couple of seconds and music skips. I have scanned and removed some stuff but nothing too bad. I did Warez Monster's quide and its 100% clean and there is nothing running in the background but it still lags like a *****. What can I do?
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Old 11-23-2006, 11:18 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Firstly, download HijackThishttp://www.majorgeeks.com/download3155.html
and run HijackThis to scan for any hidden process that may cause your system slowdown(remember to post your HijackThis log for reference). Then, run the system in Safe mode and scan for any virus or spyware threats. Next, donwload CCleaner
http://www.ccleaner.com/download/ , install and run it to clear up your cache and temp files.

Post the result!

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