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Old 06-04-2006, 09:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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for some reason my computer is taking along time to do simple things like open internet explorer open the volume control open my computer my documents ect. i ran spybot search and destroy and adaware but it is still slow. i have norton antivirus 2005 so i dont think theres a virus or anything one thing taht i am sure that it is not is lack of power. i have 2 gigs of ram amd 3500+ (939) so its not the hardware


if someone has any suggestions i would really really apreciate it

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Follow these instructions carefully

Download ALL 8 programs and update if needed.

Ad Aware SE Personal Free

Spybot Search and Destroy Free

Windows Defender 2 Beta

HijackThis Free

Ewido

CCleaner

Cleanup!

Follow these steps

Delete the prefetch folder C:\WINDOWS\Prefetch, this folder will come back on next reboot.

Delete all cookies and temporary internet files in the control panel.

Go to Start, run, type msconfig, go to startup, disable everything except your antivirus, Firewall, click apply, dont reboot yet.

Download Msconfig Cleanup below

Msconfig Cleanup Free

Run Msconfig Cleanup after you unchecked the items you were told to uncheck and recheck, click "Select All", then click "Clean up Selected", then click "Quit". Make sure your antivirus and firewall are not checked.

Now run each spyware program 1 by 1. Running all 3 at the same time will slow most systems down.

When each program has finished scanning, remove everything.

Now go to the recycle bin and delete everything that is in it.

When finished with the scans, reboot, and go into Safe Mode and run these scans again, remove everything they find, and then reboot back into Windows in normal mode. You dont need to run Hijackthis! yet.

Then run HiJackthis!

Save the log, copy and paste the log on www.techist.com
Do not attach the log, copy and paste always. This will make things go much faster.
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out of curiosity why do i have to go to safe mode and run them again
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safemode doesnt load hardly any processes so its good to scan in there also
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also why do you want to post the log?
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because not everything in Hijack this is a spyware/virus, it only shows what processes you are running, WarezMonster will help you take out the ones you don't need. Also, sometimes in safe mode the computer is able to remove things it cannot in normal mode.
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also why do you want to post the log?
so you gonna post it or what?
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