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XP SLOW. Tried Many things like you have suggested

Q: XP SLOW. Tried Many things like you have suggested

I am ready to try the SDfix again...Problem is I can not get into Safe Mode. Keeps getting hung up on a process as it is listing all. I will write it down next time, It may help someone explain it to me.

Also What setting (& where can I locate it) may cause my WMP 11 to make my speakers sound busted? I have installed a new sound card (not the prob). I have installed at least 10 different media players this week to just see what I liked. In all of those the sound was fine. Songbird, Winamp,VLC, Itunes, Monkey,Foobar2000, K-lite, Qtime, MusicMatch & a few others. I really like the layout and fuction of WMP 11. Any Suggestions on how to fix my sound problem. Any thoughts on GOM Player, SMplayer, KMPlayer, AIMP 2,...I must have ripping & burning ability. I have read good things about AIMP2 think I will try it tonight.

A: XP SLOW. Tried Many things like you have suggested

Maybe you should try some general housekeeping such as:chkdskdelete temp filedefragvirus scanPersonally I like VLC.

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Please I need help desperately. I think my problem started when I recieved a Windows update. Not sure but best I can remember. I run win 98/me. When it boots up it acknowledges the CD-ROM but it will not run. It always says insert cd. I have tried everything I can think of and all the suggestions you guys have had posted.This is a:
M5-SIS530A/USD44X/Built-in Solo 1
Built-in VGA/USRobotic 2975-81
Windows 98 Bundled/MS Value Pack 99
Processor:
400megahertz AMD K6-2 w/3DNow!
64 kilobyte primary memory catch
512 kilobyte secondary memory catch
Drives:
4.30 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
3.08 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

ATAPI CDROM [CDROM DRIVE]

Generic IDE hard disk drive (4.30 GB)

CONTROLLERS:
Standard Floppy Disk Controller
Standard Floppy Disk Controller
Primary IDE Controller (dual Fifo)
Secondary IDE Controller Dual fifo)
SIS 5513 Dual PCI IDE Controller

SIS 7001 PCI to USB OPEN HOST CONTROLLER (do not use)

Communications
US Robotics Win INT [modem]

Main Circuit board
Biostar Group M5SAA 1 .x
BIOS:Award Software International, Inc. 4.51
PG 02/24/99

Memory Modules
280 megabytes insatlled memory

Local Drive Volumes
con drive 0) 4.30GB 3.08GB free

This is the readout since the mess up I know this is alot but please I would appreciate any help at all..

fibrofilly

A:CD-ROM will not operate have tried all the other things suggested

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Was wondering if I could have the links to all the neat things that the forums have suggested in the past to keep our computers running tip top...

purer hater
I know enough to get into trouble but not enough to get outClick to expand...

A:need links to all the neat security things the forum has suggested

I am a lot newer here than you, so could you be a bit more specific about which links you might want....???....lol. I have a bunch of links saved in my Favorites folder, but surely you don't want all of them.

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Everything was running fast and fine, and then "bam", things started slowing down. Going from page to page is like dialup. I have XP Home and from time to time when one user logs off, the screen goes black and we have to turn off and restart. I have run Spybot, Norton, CWShredder, etc. I also checked BlackViper, but I would rather have someone take a look a my Hijack before diving into my registry. The only thing I have installed in the last 3 weeks was the America's Army game. I uninstalled two days later.

Thanks,
Freakzilla
Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 11:50:44 AM, on 11/25/2003
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\BCMSMMSG.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Dell\EUSW\Support.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG6\avgcc32.exe
C:\program files\support.com\bin\tgcmd.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\ZONELA~1\ZONEAL~1\zlclient.exe
C:\Program Files\WhiteCanyon\SecureClean 4\scregmanager4.exe
C:\Program Files\WhiteCanyon\SecureClean 4\sctray4.exe

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My computer has been running slow for about a month now and I can't figure out why. I have to restart my computer to make it run normally and then after a little bit it just slows down again.

Some things I have tried to fix this problem:

I have updated all my drivers.

I have cleaned the hard drive

I have defragged the disk

I have defragged and cleaned up registry errors

I have scanned my computer with malawarebytes and ESETnod and have used combofix

I have opened the computer case and cleaned it out

Still after all these things my computer still slows down and has to be restarted all the time.
Attached is my system specs.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Computer running slow....have tried all suggested solutions

1) What do you mean you "cleaned the hard drive"?
2) What do you mean you "cleaned up registry errors?
3) What is new or different since the last time everything worked properly (ie, new hw, new sw, virus, error, etc)?

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my netbook, which still runs windows xp, has been running rather slowly for the past few years. i was now considering installing a pc tune up program to help fix that. does anyone have a suggestion as to what program i should choose? im mainly interested in free versions.

A:computer running slow, suggested pc tuneup program?

none of them.......

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I have Trend Micro but how can one tell if it is working?

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Hey Jason,
I am experiencing the crashing of Google Chrome, and a very slow computer. I was receiving false security warnings , but cleared it up with a run of Malware bytes. How do I use bleeping Computer to clean up my act?

A:Google chrome keeps crAshing, computer slow, RAN MALWARE BYTES AND GOT RID OF FALSE SECURITY WARNING. A friend suggested that I...

How do I use Creeping computers help? My computer is slow and google Chrome keeps crashing, shutting down my computer.

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Hi, guys.

I've had the Dell computer a few years now, pre-installed with XP. I clean it regularly with Spybot and Adaware, and I defrag and do as much as I can to keep it clean. I do download a lot of stuff (hardrive probably 75% full), but recently it has started slowing down, especially at startup, when it takes a few minutes just to get to the sign in screen. Difficult to explain, but I just know it's slowing down.
Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks.

A:Very Slow XP Startup and slow other things

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Hello, I know that WEP slows down my DSL speed over the network. Also, it's not as secure as WPA, but does WPA slow the DSL speed down like WEP does? If so, I suppose I'll just stick with MAC filtering. Oh, by the way, I have a Linksys 802.11g router and a USB 802.11g adapter on another computer. The computer with the router has McAfee Personal Firewall, the one (mine) with the USB adapter has ZoneAlarm. Thanks in advance for any help.

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My computer is all of a sudden slow and I have tried multiple ways of improving it...Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 2:25:06 PM, on 6/4/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\InoRpc.exeC:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\InoRT.exeC:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Antivirus\InoTask.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\MotorolaDAP.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Ulead Systems\DVD\ULCDRSvr.exeC:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\PESTPA~1\PPMemCheck.exeC:\PROGRA~1\PESTPA~1\PPControl.exeC:\PROGRA~1\... Read more

A:Very slow, tried many things

Please visit the following link and use the instructions there to post a ComboFix log as a reply to this topic:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofixAfter running ComboFix, please post the ComboFix log as a reply to this

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I feel my computer is a bit slow. I run WindowsXP. I don't want to do a system recovery and start from scratch. I was hoping for some general tips that might help speed things up.

Under the Windows Task Manager, there are only 8 processes running under Owner (which I think is a good thing).

WindowsXP also seems slow when it starts (which is partly due to AVG running it's opening scan, which I generally terminate and have it run later). I know AVG is likely intrusive and slows things up, but, I feel it does a good job.

The stats I know of are below. also it's a Gateway, got it in 2004. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks.

1.8 ghz
384 ram
19 gig hd (1.5 free, probably 60% is music/photos)

A:WindowsXP, things seem to run slow

Hello Inindo

Here is a checklist to work your way through

Also you are really short of RAM. XP will run much better on 512MB and will like 1GB even more. Check how much RAM your system can handle.

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My computer is being VERY slow, slow on desktop at opening folders, slow loading, slow at everyting,
I think it is an actual computer problem and not adware/spyware. I have eTrust anti virus, ewido anti-spy ware, ad- aware, spybot, n spyware blaster which i update n run regularly. I recently got PC pitstop optimize and use that.
What else is there for me to do? Thanks in advance and I am running Windows XP sp2 on a Compaq computer.

A:Slow Opening Things...

Follow the instructions here: Slow Computer Checklisthttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/44690/slow-computer/

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My computer has been running slow and i have tried many things to try and speed it up.

I have used:
avast
spybot
malwarebytes anti-malware
a squared
spyware terminator
spyware blaster
and i went online and tried to run the panda online scan, but it stopped at 16% and stayed there for a couple of hours so i had to close it.

If anybody has some ideas please let me know.

O and I have over 60 gigs of free space left on my hard drive.
EDIT: fixed title

A:tried lots of things, but still slow

Hello having too many cleaners is no help with speed either. I am moving this from XP to the Am I Infected forum for now.If Avast is your Antivirus keep that. Keep malwarebytes and SpywareBlaster.MBam is not finding anything?Please look thru this topic and see if you see something.. Slow Computer/browser? Check Here First; It May Not Be Malware

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Hi,,
I was wondering if anyone could figure out why it takes like 20-30 seconds
for something to open on my computer, like my IE, or mail, or just my computer
and C drive. it drives me nuts,, is there anything i can do to make it go faster?
thanks ,,
Karebear

A:things open slow

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I have Vista and 2gb of ram, and things typically run at a good speed but there are some random things and I don't understand why they are so slow. For example, if I right click on the desktop, it takes about a half second for the menu to pop up. If I keep right clicking it takes just as long every time and doesn't get any faster.

And sometimes it will take like 15 to 30 seconds for a program like itunes to start up, yet when it has started it runs very smoothly.

My memory usage is 60% and CPU is pretty much at 0. Why do I have these problems?

A:Random things are slow

I want to just use a recovery disc since there is nothing I would mind losing, but Gateway wants to charge me a $20 shipping and handling fee to send it to me. Is there anywhere else I could get a recovery disc or any other way I can my my computer so that it was like new? 2 more replies Answer Match 44.52% Hi, If I knew what was going wrong; I'd fix it. As I don't I've posted the issue here in the XP section, as everything I have done so far indicates some kind of software problem. A week ago (thereabouts) Windows XP start-up was much slower than usual. The start-up screen takes twice as long, the login screen is unresponsive for some time, and once logged-in it takes much longer than it should. There are a host of other issues. The audio is regularly distorted / skipping - it's especially noticable at login where that interminable jingle is really garbled. iTunes is much less responsive than usual. It seems to be in general though, that processes run slower and stutter. It's just particularly noticeable with audio. In addition, security centre now does not detect AVG nor Sunbelt firewall. When the first slow login occured, I was groaning - I had the /exact/ same issues, exact same symptoms (down to security centre then not detecting zonealarm) around January. I tried a host of things, but in the end I reinstalled windows. I really don't want to reinstall windows (unless someone can convince me I can easily repair it from an SP1 cd), but have tried similar things as before, and have got no where. So far, I have: - Scanned for viruses and spyware (AdAware and SpyBot and AVG) - Uninstalled anything I installed the days leading up to the slow-down. - Uninstalled and reinstalled audio drivers. - Selective startup via msconfig - Tried a system restore to... Read more More replies Answer Match 44.52% My son has mucked up his computer. I won't even tell you how. I've done two scans with AVG. One in safe mode. It seemed to find some things and 'heal' them. But am still having issues. Running slow, things like right clicking on my computer will result in an attempt to install a cd burning program that I can't uninstall. There are a couple of programs including MS Works I can't uninstall. I also noticed that when I saved the HJT results, I was unable to locate them when I got out of safe mode. There is about only 13% disk space remaining so I have been unable to run a defrag. I've also run a HJT and results are below with the AVG results. Thanks for the help in advance. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 10:02:43 AM, on 6/5/2009 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16827) Boot mode: Safe mode Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE C:\Program Files\hijackthis\HiJackThis.exe R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157 R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896 R1 - HKLM\Softwa... Read more More replies Answer Match 44.52% Here's the log. Does anything look wrong here? Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 7:54:13 PM, on 11/25/07 Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE C:\PROGRAM FILES\KASPERSKY LAB\KASPERSKY ANTI-VIRUS PERSONAL\KAVSVC.EXE C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE C:\PROGRAM FILES\KASPERSKY LAB\KASPERSKY ANTI-VIRUS PERSONAL\KAV.EXE C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WMIEXE.EXE C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\AOL\1139894819\EE\AOLHOSTMANAGER.EXE C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\AOL\1139894819\EE\AOLSERVICEHOST.EXE C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DDHELP.EXE C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SPOOL32.EXE C:\PROGRAM FILES\AIM\AIM.EXE C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\AOL\1139894819\EE\AOLSERVICEHOST.EXE C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\REAL\UPDATE_OB\REALSCHED.EXE C:\PROGRAM FILES\MOZILLA FIREFOX\FIREFOX.EXE C:\PROGRAM FILES\HIJACKTHIS\HIJACKTHIS.EXE R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/cus...aults/sb/*http://www.yahoo.com/search/ie.html R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/ycomp_wave/defaults/sp/*http://www.yahoo.com R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com/ R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curren... Read more More replies Answer Match 44.52% My laptop is running extremely slow, my internet explorer randomly freezes and restarts itself, my computer freezes and there is nothing I can do. I downloaded AVG free, that does auto scans. I've run Ccleaner. I downloaded PerfectDisk10 and defragmentted. I was going to have GeekSquad 'fix it', not sure what the problems were, but I was referred to you guys before doing that. Is this enough info to get help? A:PC runs very slow, tried several things already. 16 more replies Answer Match 44.52% I have so many problems with this computer I don't even know how to tell you all of them. My home page has been changed several times. It takes like forever to reboot. Sometimes my computer locks up and the only way that I can get it to work again is to turn off the power, which I can't believe is too good for it. This is a relatively new computer, my daughter n law got it for us last year. I have over 250 GB of free space, so I don't have a lot of programs on here. We have dial up which is extremely slow, so we don't surf that often. We use this computer mainly to view videos and pictures of our grandchildren. Sometimes it takes quite awhile to switch between programs. I ran that DDS scan thing and have included that log with this post. I also included a HJT log that I ran a couple of days ago. Hopefully you all can figure out what is the problem, before I throw this "Bleeping Computer" out the window...Thanks in advance for any and all help you may be able to provideStanSorry, that I put this in the wrong spot. I read all the tutorials on posting and what not, must have missed something. Is there anyone who could tell me approximately how long I need to wait, before someone might be able to assist me with my problems.Actually, I could not find this post under the heading that it says it has been moved to. The only way I could find it was to click on the spot that I put it first. So, I'm hoping the 'helpers' can find it Merged posts. ~ ... Read more A:Slow startup and things Hello , And to the Bleeping Computer Malware Removal Forum. My name is Elise and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I will be working on your malware issues, this may or may not solve other issues you may have with your machine.Please note that whatever repairs we make, are for fixing your computer problems only and by no means should be used on another computer.The cleaning process is not instant. Logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me. I know that you need your computer working as quickly as possible, and I will work hard to help see that happen. Please reply using the Add/Reply button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.Unfortunately, if I do not hear back from you within 5 days, I will be forced to close your topic. If you still need help after I have closed your topic, send me or a moderator a personal message with the address of the thread or feel free to create a new one.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favorites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic, where you can choose email notifications. The topics you are tracking are shown here.-----------------------------------------------------------If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you... Read more 2 more replies Answer Match 44.1% Recently developed a problem with very slow shutdown and startup both. With no programs running, it takes about a minute and a half to shut down, about two to boot up, and about five to load programs after I select user. During the program load, the hard drive is running like crazy, with Task Manager showing a lot of use by explorer.exe, ctfmon, and one svchost entry. At times, one of the two latter ones will jump as high as 98% usage. I tried disabling every startup program with Task Manager while disconnected from the net, deleted restore points, defragged, and the delay improved only slightly. In addition to AVG a/v, Spybot, and Adaware I have run CCleaner and the full version of Registry Mechanic with no improvement. I have gone down the HijackThis list using the cheat sheet in this forum and deleted a couple of suspicious items, that didn't help either. On the attached startup list, I have no clue what the fourth item with no command listed might be. I have recently added an external hard drive for storage and backup and a new monitor, fwiw, but the problem seems to have started at some point after that. The web sites in the HJT log are all legitimate. Any ideas appreciated. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 4:24:15 PM, on 1/6/2008 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system3... Read more A:slow shutdown and startup, tried many things but... 16 more replies Answer Match 44.1% Hi, First, let me thank you in advance for any help you can provide! My pc is very slow and strange things are happening - like Windows Installer little pop up window keeps coming up asking me to insert disks to install various programs (programs that have been on my pc for a year or more). I ran Cleanup40.exe and also went to Microsoft Updates and tried all available updates, but it was unable to update "MS .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1" So then I hopped on this forum, and followed your 5 steps before posting. I hope I've done everything correctly. Here is the main.txt log from Deckard's (extra.txt also attached, as well as activescan.txt): Deckard's System Scanner v20070611.50 Run by Jane on 2007-07-03 at 20:21:11 Computer is in Normal Mode. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- System Restore -------------------------------------------------------------- Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point. -- Last 5 Restore Point(s) -- 93: 2007-07-04 00:21:18 UTC - RP865 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point 92: 2007-07-03 16:00:24 UTC - RP864 - Printer Driver PaperPort Mono Printer Driver Installed 91: 2007-07-03 16:00:18 UTC - RP863 - Printer Driver PaperPort Color Printer Driver Installed 90: 2007-07-03 16:00:12 UTC - RP862 - Installed PaperPort Printer Driver 89: 2007-07-03 15:59:36 UTC - RP861 - Installed PaperPort 9.0 -- First Restore Point -- 1: 20... Read more A:Help please - slow and strange things happening 48 hour bump - please help 2 more replies Answer Match 44.1% My system is running very slow, including when talking on Msn. There is up to a 10 second delay on there. Also very strange thing happened today, when I logged out of facebook, instead of my email address in the log in box it was someone elses email in there who I have never heard off. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 14:42, on 2008-10-25 Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18241) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe C:\Program Files\O2\bin\sprtcmd.exe C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe C:\Program Files\BillP Studios\WinPatrol\winpatrol.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashDisp.exe C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe C:\Program Files\Curs... Read more A:very slow system and strange things going on Hi there, while you are waiting for a security person, might I suggest that you uninstall this: O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [BitTorrent DNA] "C:\Program Files\DNA\btdna.exe" and any other P2P programs you may have installed. They are a great source for viruses, malware etc., and are used mostly for the illegal downloading of copyrighted materials...... 3 more replies Answer Match 44.1% I've noticed when my machine up and running for a few days, things appear to slow down until a reboot is performed. Most notably: 1) Time from Explorer start to a home page painting 2) Time from empty trash request, to confirmation appearing 3) Time to open windows etc. When I reboot, everything gets speedy again. I originally thought the web issue (#1 above) could have been caused by temp files, cookies, etc, but I've cleared that stuff out and it's still slow until the reboot. Any ideas? Is there a memory leak somewhere? Thank you! A:Windows 7 - Things slow down - Any ideas? Type memory diagnostic in search and you may find out if its memory, Also type event viewer and look for potential errors or problems 8 more replies Answer Match 44.1% Hi Cookiegal. We have finished with the post Windows errors after factory reset. The laptop is running great. The desk computer is running very slowly. One of the things that was missing the other day was my RoboForm toolbar. Can't remember what else. I am concerned that this computer may be infected too as I have sometimes connected to files on this computer via the laptop, using home network I would think. Here are the requested scans. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4 Scan saved at 4:16:18 PM, on 01/11/2013 Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505) MSIE: Internet Explorer v10.0 (10.00.9200.16720) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\Program Files (x86)\Norton Internet Security\Engine\21.1.0.18\NIS.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Odometer\hpsysdrv.exe C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP MediaSmart\SmartMenu.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 5\ASCTray.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\Siber Systems\AI RoboForm\robotaskbaricon.exe C:\Windows\SysWOW64\rundll32.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\microsoft shared\Works Shared\wkcalrem.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\PictureMover\Bin\PictureMover.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\microsoft shared\Works Shared\WksCal.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\Hp\HP Software Update\hpwuschd2.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACDaemon.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\Kodak\MediaImpression\ArcMonitor.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\... Read more A:computer slow and seems to be missing things. 16 more replies Answer Match 44.1% I was very pleased with the help I received today for one of my laptops I thought I would have you all take a look at the HJT log for my desktop which is also having troubles although not as serious as my laptop was. I realize I have a lot of crap on this computer and I can get rid of much of it. I am going to go through the normal Ewido / Activescan options now to check that. Thanks for the assistance. Joe Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 8:17:54 PM, on 12/6/2005 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\NetScreen\NetScreen-Remote\IreIKE.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\cisvc.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.EXE C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\NORTON~2\GHOSTS~2.EXE C:\Program Files\NetScreen\NetScreen-Remote\IPSecMon.exe C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Utilities\NPROTECT.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\SPEEDD~1\nopdb.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\ups.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe C:\Program File... Read more A:Things running slow, high CPU Nevermind for now, let me go through the 5 step process before we go any further, I didn't see the "do this before posting" post before I posted. :) 2 more replies Answer Match 44.1% My system is running very slow, including when talking on Msn. There is up to a 10 second delay on there. Also very strange thing happened today, when I logged out of facebook, instead of my email address in the log in box it was someone elses email in there who I have never heard off.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 14:42, on 2008-10-25Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18241)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exeC:\Program Files\O2\bin\sprtcmd.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\BillP Studios\WinPatrol\winpatrol.exeC:\WINDOWS&... Read more A:very slow system and strange things going on OK, how does this site work? I posted this 10 days ago and it says above in the guidelines do not bump your post as its a first come/first served basis. Well I have seen people post after me and be dealt with before me. Maybe you should keep to your guidelines then people like me would not have the need to bump our posts. 11 more replies Answer Match 44.1% Good morning, I had posted two topics which I now think may be related. Boopme asked me to get some logs, which I have posted here. . DDS (Ver_2011-06-23.01) - NTFSx86 Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_26 Run by Kris at 9:27:34 on 2011-08-20 Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6002.2.1252.2.1033.18.1789.834 [GMT -7:00] . AV: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {2B2D1395-420B-D5C9-657E-930FE358FC3C} SP: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {904CF271-6431-DA47-5FCE-A87D98DFB681} SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46} . ============== Running Processes =============== . C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcs C:\Windows\system32\Ati2evxx.exe C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService C:\Windows\system32\Ati2evxx.exe C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService C:\Program Files\... Read more A:SLOW COMPUTER WITH ODD THINGS HAPPENING Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer! I am HelpBot: an automated program designed to help the Bleeping Computer Staff better assist you! This message contains very important information, so please read through all of it before doing anything. We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here. To help Bleeping Computer better assist you please perform the following steps:*************************************************** In order to continue receiving help at BleepingComputer.com, YOU MUST tell me if you still need help or if your issue has already been resolved on your own or through another resource! To tell me this, please click on the following link and follow the instructions there.CLICK THIS LINK >>> http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/logreply/415327 <<< CLICK THIS LINK If you no longer need help, then all you needed to do was the previous instructions of telling me so. You can skip the rest of this post. If you do need help please continue with Step 2 below.*************************************************** If you still need help, I would like you to post a Reply to this topic (click the "Add Reply" button in the lo... Read more 17 more replies Answer Match 44.1% Hi everyone, I'd really appreciate it if someone could take a look at the Deckard and Kaspersky scans I just ran. My computer has been running slow for a little while now and I kind of got used to it but in the last few days one or two things have made me wonder if this is due to a virus: the screen has locked a few times and it actually went golden(!) a day or two ago until I closed it down by unplugging it. An error message always stops the Panda Rootkit scan 17% of the way through it's scan. I tried to re-run the Deckard scan but this also terminated early with every attempt...While finishing that last sentence the screen went black and the computer shut itself down. (After re-starting Firefox miraculously allowed me to return to this post with nothing lost). So if anyone can help I'd be really grateful.Thanks in advance,KDeckard's System Scanner v20071014.68Run by Keith Merrick on 2008-05-21 20:18:24Computer is in Normal Mode.---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------Unable to create WMI object; The operation completed successfully.Backed up registry hives.Performed disk cleanup.-- HijackThis (run as Keith Merrick.exe) ---------------------------------------Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 20:19:49, on 21/05/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)Boot mode: NormalRunning process... Read more A:Slow Computer And Doing Strange Things Hi, Not sure if anyone was going to reply but have since found out how to get rid of the one virus that Kaspersky found. K 2 more replies Answer Match 44.1% Hey,Even though my computer has 768MB RAm it is very slow! HJT Log:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 2:51:27 PM, on 21/01/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Keyboard\type32.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Mouse\point32.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Share-to-Web\hpgs2wnd.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpotdd01.exeC:\Vet\VetTray.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.exeC:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_04\bin\jusched.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exeC:\Program Files\Daily Weather Forecast\weather.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exeC:\Program Files\Sonique\sqstart.exeC:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\3.bin... Read more A:Computer Very Slow! Infected With Many Things! Still Infected. Very slow . Did a few things with CW Shredder.Up dated log:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 8:43:59 PM, on 21/01/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Keyboard\type32.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Mouse\point32.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Share-to-Web\hpgs2wnd.exeC:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpotdd01.exeC:\Vet\VetTray.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.exeC:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_04\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\Daily Weather Forecast\weather.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Sonique\sqstart.exeC:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\3.bin\MWSOEMON.EXEC:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zonealarm.exeC:\Vet&... Read more 13 more replies Answer Match 44.1% i think i have my daughter to thank for this thanks for being here Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0 Scan saved at 5:19:09 PM, on 12/9/2005 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\savedump.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE C:\Program Files\Google\ggviewer67-46.exe C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\E_S0BIC1.EXE C:\PROGRA~1\VERIZO~1\SUPPOR~1\SMARTB~1\MotiveSB.exe C:\Program Files\Verizon Online\Visual IP InSight\IPClient.exe C:\Program Files\Verizon Online\Visual IP InSight\IPMon32.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe C:\Program Files\Weather Pulse\weatherpulse.exe C:\Program Files\AnalogX\CookieWall\cookie.exe C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_04\bin\jusched.exe C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe C:\WINDOWS\imkyq.exe C:\Prog... Read more A:hjt log...ist and mirar services?....things are slow 10 more replies Answer Match 44.1% i just bought a new asus labtop dual core 2.53 ghz, 6 gigs of ram with window 7 premuire. any way i used internet explorer a couple of pop up and bam! it seem like someone was changing my theme color than 3 times a blue screen came up my notebook asus restarted itself can any one help plzz i just got this for work and looks like im stuck...any help would be great.. now the blue screen stopped appearing, but i notice some programs are now stop working thhat worked before even the installation wont work for specific programs its acting like a big trojan of malware is on my new comp. heres the hijack log: Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 4:15:25 PM, on 2/9/2010 Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.01.3504) MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16385) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\Turbo Gear Enhanced VGA Driver\wbctlvga.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ASUS Live Update\ALU.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\SmartLogon\sensorsrv.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\Wireless Console 3\wcourier.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ControlDeck\ControlDeckStartUp.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\VitalDesktopVideo\VD.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\MagicDisc\MagicDisc.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Hotkey\HControlUser.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATKOSD2\ATKOSD2.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Media\DMedia.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\Creative\SB Audigy\Volume Panel\VolPanlu.exe C:\Program Files\ASUS\Turbo Gear\TurboGear.exe C:\Program File... Read more A:windows 7 slow & changing things to add if this helps when i launch,microsoft Narrator, my whole comp freezes and i have to hit the power button and restart...now im getting blue screen of death and I cant get online, its not my connection cause i can plug the ethernet cord into another comp and it will work, model and connection work cablevision tested im inf4ected with something, just got this thing and cant even use it for work im losing clients everything please help thanks for your time.. 1 more replies Answer Match 44.1% Recently my laptop has started acting very slow. It's been quite gradual so I can't put my finger on what made it go slow. Also, my built in cam and built in speakers have stopped working. They'll work for the first 10 minutes of the laptop being turned on, then they just won't work what so ever. Some programmes won't uninstall either, coming up with various error messages. Any help would be appreciated so much! Thanks. Ravina. More replies Answer Match 44.1% I have a virus, i think. I must have one! Things are tooo slow. I have DSL, and opening web pages takes forever! I know my ISP is ok, because i also have a PSP, and things open up immediately on that. I have wireless DSL, with a Belkin Router. Anyway, here is a HijackThis log from tonight. Hope someone can see a problem in the log so i can fix things. Thanks in advance for any help you can give me. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 22:48:29, on 9/7/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\StkASv2K.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Ulead Systems\DVD\ULCDRSvr.exeC:\PROGRA~1\SPEEDB~1\VideoAcceleratorService.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exeC:&... Read more A:I Must Have A Virus...things Are Tooo Slow Sorry for the delay. If you are still having problems please post a brand new HijackThis log as a reply to this topic. Before posting the log, please make sure you follow all the steps found in this topic:Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis LogPlease also post the problems you are having. 1 more replies Answer Match 44.1% Hello. I'm new here.I'm asking for your help because my computer is showing several problems lately. The internet connection is getting slower and slower and the Panda Software online active scan yesterday detected a rootkit but was not able to remove it. The CANC command doesn't work anymore in IE and Outlook Express command and today the monitor characters have suddenly got smaller..I show you the Panda Software report and a HT log. Is my computer being hacked??Thanks in advance for your help..Activescan report:Possibile Virus. Non Disinfettato C:\Programmi\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe1467514390 Possibile Virus. Non Disinfettato C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe878655149 Possibile Virus. Non Disinfettato C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe4282855526 Possibile Virus. Non Disinfettato C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe2726948564 Possibile Virus. Non Disinfettato C:\WINDOWS\system32\NeroCheck.exe3552364794 HT logLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 19.07.23, on 04/04/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16608)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\... Read more A:Slow Computer And Other Strange Things... I finally found a solution to this problem. You can lock this. Thanks anyway. 2 more replies Answer Match 44.1% I have gone thru and made sure this computer I am working on is clean of any Virus's and Spyware. It is. This computer is Windows XP and had 128 ram. I only had another 64 to put in. That made the computer faster. Here is where i am confused as to why this is slow. IE will come up and take about 10 seconds to retrieve the Homepage. This is on a Cable Modem now. The user of the computer has DSL. If I go to another page it seems like it loads the page slow. The pictures on the page load slowy. You can see them coming in, in sections. Does anyone know anything to check. A:Things to check for Slow Internet 128MB of ram is the minimum for Windows XP even if that say you can use 64MB. You really need 256MB, it runs the best at 512MB. 2 more replies Answer Match 44.1% Hello, I am thankful for any help. I have something suspicious on my computer that is found repeatedly by HJT and CC and I wonder if it is why it is running slowly. It always begins with a string of letters such as HKCU or HKLM. The log is attached. I am running Windows XP Home Version. If anyone sees anything suspicious I would appreciate it if they could point it out. Even running good spyware and firewalls has not stopped some bad things from hopping onto my computer lately. And all I do is go to good sites, including little sewing sites and free clipart sites. I don't go anywhere off-color. I don't play any VAIO music, yet this stuff is also on my computer. I wonder if I need it on there. The computer is not all that roomy. Thank you. *******************8 Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 5:57:17 PM, on 8/12/2009 Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16850) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\Program Files\Webroot\WebrootSecurity\WRConsumerService.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE C:\Program Files\Webroot\Webroot Desktop Firewall\WDF.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\E_FATIADA.EXE C:\Program Files\Webroot\WebrootSecurity\SpySweeperUI.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\ct... Read more A:Running Slow, with Suspicious Things 9 more replies Answer Match 44.1% Hi guys, Seem to be having a number of problems, firstly Explorer is very slow, keeps crashing. Secondly have run AVG, Adaware, SpyBot in safe mode and have come up with the Torpig virus which am unable to delete. Will post my HJT log as well as a SmitfraudFix log. Also when running a SpyBot scan it shows up Smitfraud but am unable to delete this also (several HKEY files that I just cant get ride of) Thanks Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 7:49:35 p.m., on 2/05/2007 Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\vcd1.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliPoint\point32.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\MMTrayLSI.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\MMTray2k.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\MMTray.exe C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliType Pro\type32.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\keyhook.exe C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\dwwin.exe C:\Program Files\Hijackthis\HijackThis.exe R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.google.co.nz/ R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main... Read more A:Help with HJT log, things are mighty slow with Explorer 16 more replies Answer Match 44.1% im having a slow computer and it apps keep poping up on me could you please help me.i posted a hijackthis Code: Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 4:06:27 AM, on 3/20/2008 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16608) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Antivirus\ISafe.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lxcycoms.exe C:\Program Files\Linksys\Wireless-G Notebook Adapter\NICServ.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Antivirus\VetMsg.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\carpserv.exe C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe C:\Program Files\HPQ\One-Touch\OneTouch.EXE C:\Program Files\BroadJump\Client Foundation\CFD.exe C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\browser\ybrwicon.exe C:\PROGRA~1\SBCSEL~1\SMARTB~1\MotiveSB.exe C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Antivirus\CAVTray.exe C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Antivirus\CAVRID.exe C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exe C:\Program Files\Lexmark 3400 Series\lxcymon.exe C:\Program Files\Lexmark 3400... Read more A:Slow and tons of things poping up Run Adaware and see what it finds and post the results. http://www.lavasoftusa.com/products/ad_aware_free.php 3 more replies Answer Match 44.1% I am working on my mothes HP system. It's a 500Mhz with dial-up. She asked me to look at it because it seems to work fine (for a 500Mhz) when she works on stuff locally but, when she dials-up to the net...things start bogging down real quick. I have performed the following so far (and it is isolated from the net...I'm using my laptop to send the logs from her system...it's sitting next to me): - Removed Norton Antivirus 2002 (I'll be installing AVG when it's cleaned up) - Installed, updated and ran CWShredder - nothing found. - Installed, updated and ran Ad-aware SE in Safe Mode (110 hits, 11 casuals - all cleaned). - Installed, updated and ran Spybot S&D (2 hits found and removed). - Installed latest version and ran HJT - log follows. Please check and see if there is still some bad guys on her system. Many thanks! PS - I would also like to remove as much of the YAHOO! garbage (IE search/tool bars, etc.) as posible...there does not seem to be a straigh forward way to do this. =========== HJT Log follows ======================== Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 11:39:14 PM, on 3/31/05 Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A) MSIE: Internet Explorer v5.00 (5.00.2614.3500) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk C:\PROGRAM FILES\EASY INTERNET\ENCMONTR.EXE C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\HIDSERV.EXE C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE C:\WINDOWS\TAS... Read more A:Once connected to the net, things get REAL slow...help please. No baddies really poking thru there. Try these two tools and report back, if it persists. Download WinsockFix http://www.greyknight17.com/spy/WinsockFix.zip and unzip it. Then double-click on it to run it. The Temp folders should be cleaned out periodically as installation programs and hijack programs leave a lot of junk there. Download CleanUp! (Alternate Link if main link don't work) and install it. Run CleanUp! and click on CleanUp! button. When it asks you if you want to logoff, click on Yes. 4 more replies Answer Match 44.1% My Dell W/64 computer has become very slow - Takes nearly 6 minutes to boot fully, with CPU running at top all that time. There are some 950 locked files that have shown up, and even when computer has been going for 30 minutes or more nearly everything is sluggish. I am reluctant to buy into one of these "speed up" web sites and anxious about leaving it with a service department where I have no information nor discussion. I will appreciate some guidance. Thanks Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2 OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) Processor 2650e, AMD64 Family 15 Model 127 Stepping 2 Processor Count: 1 RAM: 3838 Mb Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics, 256 Mb Hard Drives: C: Total - 694104 MB, Free - 586678 MB; Motherboard: Dell Inc., 03D1TV Antivirus: AVG Internet Security 2012, Updated and Enabled A:Strange things and very slow computer Probably the surest and quickest way to determine whether hardware or software problem, and to fix if software, is to reinstall Windows fresh or "recover to factory defaults." If you are not ready to do that try uninstalling AVG and run the AVG Remover. Run a disk check and then defrag the partition on which Windows is installed. I may not have any other ideas on this, but others probably will. 3 more replies Answer Match 44.1% first, I have no idea if this computer is infected so if this post needs to be moved, please feel free. I wasn't sure where to ask this. I noticed a few weeks ago that every time I left my netbook idle and come back to it, it takes longer to move around(on internet, using Outlook) and I end up rebooting and then it's fine again until I let it sit again. I have tried to change when the screen saver (or lack thereof, it just goes dark) initiates but it's not recognizing that at all. I changed it in control panel to start screen saver after 120 minutes and chose a particular screen saver. that screen saver does not initiate at all. it just goes dark after about 5 minutes of being idle. I cleaned up some temp files and removed some software that I'm not using and also ran defragmenter a couple of weeks ago. this helped for a few days. I just ran defragmenter again today and it helped for a few hours and I just rebooted after leaving it idle for a few hours. it's an Acer netbook running Windows 7. I ran malwarebytes anti malware and Avira anti virus scans and those were clean. any ideas on what else I can do/check? thanks much. A:slow computer, have tried a couple of things Hi, tobyo! I'm going to try to help you out. This may or not be malware, but I'll have to exhaust as much as I can before I can tell.TDSSKillerI need you to run a scan using TDSSKiller.Download TDSSKiller from here, and save it to your desktop.Double click the file to launch the program. Once the program starts, click Start Scan. Don't change any default scan settings.Once the scan is finished, you'll find a log in your root drive (usually C: ) that will start with TDSS in the file name, please copy and paste it into your reply.MalwarebytesI need you to run a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.Double-click the MBAM shortcut on your desktop to open MBAM.Click the Update tab, and check for updates. If a new version of MBAM is included in the update, follow the prompts and install it.Once the program is done updating, select the Perform full scan option on the main interface. Then click the Scan button, hit Scan, and let the scan run.Once the scan is finished, a log will pop up. If any malware was found, click the Show Results button, and make sure everything present is checked and click Remove Selected. If MBAM asks you to reboot, do so immediately. Either way, please copy and paste the log into your reply. If your PC is rebooted, you can find the log by opening up MBAM and going to the Logs tab.AdwCleanerI need you to run AdwCleaner to see if it removes anything.Download AdwCleaner from here, and save it to your desktop.Close all open programs.Open the fil... Read more 23 more replies Answer Match 44.1% Hi, whenever I right click on my background to make a new folder or go to change the resolution it takes like at least 3 seconds to load. And whenever I open folders, it takes like 3-5 seconds to load, (IE. pressing "upload" on a website and it pops up to where you pick your file location, it is very slow to load up. Start up is slow vs my school's "outdated" computer that also runs windows 7. Like all the basic things you do on my school's computer is faster than mines, and mines is pretty decent.. I have 4gb ddr3 1600mhz of ram. I have 940 quad core amd cpu I have a gtx 460 nivida I CAN RUN ALL OF THE GAMES I PLAY IN MAX SETTINGS, which is why this is kind of weird. I have all the latest drivers installed If there is any other info you need, please tell me. I also dont seem to have any antivirus since i scanned with at least 2 antivirus software. It happened for a while now, but i brought this up now cause im officially annoyed with it. I heard is something about "contexting" or something like that? A:Windows 7 is slow when doing basic things. Are your games installed on a different HDD? 5 more replies Answer Match 44.1% Hi, If I knew what was going wrong; I'd fix it. As I don't I've posted the issue here in the XP section, as everything I have done so far indicates some kind of software problem. A week ago (thereabouts) Windows XP start-up was much slower than usual. The start-up screen takes twice as long, the login screen is unresponsive for some time, and once logged-in it takes much longer than it should. There are a host of other issues. The audio is regularly distorted / skipping - it's especially noticable at login where that interminable jingle is really garbled. iTunes is much less responsive than usual. It seems to be in general though, that processes run slower and stutter. It's just particularly noticeable with audio. In addition, security centre now does not detect AVG nor Sunbelt firewall. When the first slow login occured, I was groaning - I had the /exact/ same issues, exact same symptoms (down to security centre then not detecting zonealarm) around January. I tried a host of things, but in the end I reinstalled windows. I really don't want to reinstall windows, but have tried similar things as before, and have got no where. So far, I have: - Scanned for viruses and spyware (AdAware and SpyBot and AVG) - Uninstalled anything I installed the days leading up to the slow-down. - Uninstalled and reinstalled audio drivers. - Selective startup via msconfig - Tried a system restore to prior-slowdown - chkdsk for errors - Ran memcheck from boot -... Read more A:Slow Running (and other issues - have tried many things) 7 more replies Answer Match 44.1% This is my father's computer but I am trying to fix it for my mother because it is sentimental to her since my dad just died on christmas (we have had a GREAT week)This is windows 7 home premium 2009 service pack 1. Basically the system runs slow and it always says it is not responding, on internet explorer 9, on windows explorer, opening up control panel---anything windows it does this. eventually it will start responding again on its own. it is by far the worst with internet explorer. i thought perhaps it needed some updates. i tried to install them but it just says it is starting to download, stays at zero and when i finally cancel it, it tells me it was a 8000FFFF error. i was going to try to fix that but all the information on it is for vista and i didn't want to hurt the computer further.dad has avast on there but i don't think it is that great. i tried advanced systemcare 5 the deep clean and it cleaned up a lot of stuff but it didn't find any viruses or malware. however, as it is scanning under the full malware removal, i see things that say trojan.trace trojan.win32/agent trojan.win32/vundo backdoor.bot backdoor.frauder, there was also a worm IRC something and something about psw games mixed in with the aforementioned. these have to be problems, yes? advanced care says there are no problems.I also ran malwarebytes. it found like 16 adware but the system is still running really slow.I am not computer illiterate but i am not a computer genius. i can fol... Read more A:super slow computer, have tried many things The avast on my dad's computer updated and ran a scan. Do I need to run a new DDS? I thought i read on here that no changes were to be made to the computer but I am not sure this qualifies or not. Please let me know. 40 more replies Answer Match 44.1% hello, and thank you for everyone's work in helping others! A couple nights ago i installed a couple things while trying to watch a new episode of a tv series, and since then the computer has been slow. I noticed a couple new entries in the processes: C.exe and MSD.exe. I followed the instructions (I think) as requested, let me know what I need to do in order to get rid of this issue and prevent more. Thanks! -Phil- DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - FAT32x86 Run by Phil at 22:55:08.51 on Tue 12/08/2009 Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13 Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1022.514 [GMT -6:00] AV: AVG Anti-Virus *On-access scanning disabled* (Outdated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF} ============== Running Processes =============== C:\windows\system32\Ati2evxx.exe C:\windows\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch SVCHOST.EXE C:\windows\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs SVCHOST.EXE SVCHOST.EXE C:\windows\system32\spoolsv.exe SVCHOST.EXE C:\windows\system32\crypserv.exe c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwriter.exe C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc C:\windows\system32\Ati2evxx.exe C:\windows\Explorer.EXE C:\windows\sttray.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 9.0\Acrobat\Acrotray.exe C:\windows\system32\ctfmon.exe C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe C:\windows\msb.exe C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11... Read more A:I installed a couple things now it's slow Hello and Welcome to TSF. Please Subscribe to this Thread to get immediate notification of replies as soon as they are posted. To do this click Thread Tools, then click Subscribe to this Thread. Make sure it is set to Instant notification by email, then click Add Subscription. Please note that the forum is very busy and if I don't hear from you within three days this thread will be closed. ------------------------------------------------------ Please copy this page to Notepad and Save it to your Desktop in order to assist you when carrying out the following instructions. Before beginning the fix, read this post completely. If there's anything that you do not understand, kindly ask your questions before proceeding. Ensure that there aren't any opened browsers when you are carrying out the procedures below. It is IMPORTANT that you don't miss a step & perform everything in the correct order/sequence. ------------------------------------------------------ One or more of the identified infections is a backdoor trojan. This type of infection allows hackers to remotely control your computer, log keystrokes, steal critical system information, and download and execute files without your knowledge. If you do any banking or other financial transactions on the PC or if it should contain any other sensitive information, please get to a known clean computer and change all passwords where applicable, and it would be wise to contact those same financia... Read more 2 more replies Answer Match 43.68% My computer has been running slow, very slow to load websites, sometimes get "waiting for googleads.g.doubleclick.net" then takes forever, strange things happening, Outlook Express started scrolling through emails by itself, when opening Firefox, sometimes get the message "Firefox is already running but is not responding, to open a new window, you must first close existing Firefox process or restart" when trying to open Firefox or restart your system". I do have a bootable CD. Any help would be greatly appreciated. DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Linda at 14:19:44.40 on Thu 06/17/2010 Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.447.35 [GMT -4:00] AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF} FW: Outpost Firewall Pro *enabled* {8A20CA2A-9E02-4A64-923B-0A38208EB7FD} ============== Running Processes =============== C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs svchost.exe C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exe C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exe svchost.exe C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe svchost.exe C:\Program Files\APC\APC PowerChute Personal Edition\mainserv.exe C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgwdsvc.exe C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe C:\Prog... Read more A:Computer Slow-Wierd things happening Hi and welcome to TSF. My name is Iain and I will be helping you clean your system. You may wish to Subscribe to this thread (Thread Tools > Subscribe to this thread) so that you are notified when you receive a reply. Please read these instructions carefully and then print out or copy this page to Notepad in order to assist you when carrying out the fix. You should not have any open browsers or live internet connections when you are following the procedures below. Note that the fix may take several posts. Please continue to respond to my instructions until I confirm that your logs are clean. Remember that although your symptoms may vanish, this does NOT mean that your system is clean. If there is anything you don't understand, please ask BEFORE proceeding with the fixes. Please ensure that you follow the instructions in the order I have them listed. Please do not install or uninstall any programmes, or run any other scanners or software, unless I specifically ask you to do so. Also please copy and paste logs into the thread, rather than add them as attachments. Combofix We will begin with ComboFix.exe. Please visit this webpage for download links, and instructions for running the tool: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/comb...o-use-combofix Please read all the information carefully! If using Windows XP you should ensure you install the Recovery Console. You MUST disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications - please read thi... Read more 7 more replies Answer Match 43.68% Thanks for the help. My computer has gotten really slow recently even after performing all the fixes described above, and I'm trying to figure out why. I have kasperky, and spybot. And I keep up to date on definitions, and immunizing on both. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4 Scan saved at 12:18:06 PM, on 6/28/2011 Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505) MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7601.17514) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\Program Files (x86)\DigitalPersona\Bin\DPAgent.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011\avp.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe C:\Users\Caleb\Desktop\HijackThis.exe R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://g.msn.com/HPNOT/1 R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896 R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://yahoo.com/ R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://g.msn.com/HPNOT/1 R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896 R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Ma... Read more A:Still slow computer, did all the things in pinned post Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.Click on the Watch Topic Button and select Immediate Notification and click on proceed, this will help you to get notified faster when I have replied and make the cleaning process faster.In order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop. Double click DeFogger to run the tool. The application window will appear Click the Disable button to disable your CD Emulation drivers Click Yes to continue A 'Finished!' message will ap... Read more 13 more replies Answer Match 43.68% My son's PC is a mess. Many pop ups and redirects. Thank you in advance for your assistance. Jon DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64 Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.16428 Run by Jacob at 12:00:50 on 2013-11-30 Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.8087.4977 [GMT -5:00] . AV: Norton Security Suite *Enabled/Updated* {63DF5164-9100-186D-2187-8DC619EFD8BF} SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46} SP: Norton Security Suite *Enabled/Updated* {D8BEB080-B73A-17E3-1B37-B6B462689202} FW: Norton Security Suite *Enabled* {5BE4D041-DB6F-1935-0AD8-24F3E73C9FC4} . ============== Running Processes =============== . C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch C:\Program Files (x86)\HP SimplePass\TrueSuiteService.exe C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\STacSV64.exe C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup C:\Windows\system32\Hpservice.exe C:\Windows\System32\WUDFHost.exe C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k WbioSvcGroup C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork c:\progra~2\optimi~1\OptProCrash.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\Commo... Read more A:Infected with many different things casing redirects and slow PC Hello Jphil8774 I would like to welcome you to the Malware Removal section of the forum.Around here they call me Gringo and I will be glad to help you with your malware problems.Very Important --> Please read this post completely, I have spent my time to put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier, faster and smoother for both of us!Please do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same"... Read more 8 more replies Answer Match 43.68% Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68 Run by Matt Tarry on 2008-06-02 00:45:07 Computer is in Normal Mode. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- System Restore -------------------------------------------------------------- Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point. -- Last 5 Restore Point(s) -- 97: 2008-06-02 04:45:16 UTC - RP614 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point 96: 2008-06-02 02:50:59 UTC - RP613 - Restore Operation 95: 2008-06-01 05:14:08 UTC - RP612 - Removed Demo Virtual EVE 94: 2008-06-01 02:54:59 UTC - RP611 - Last known good configuration 93: 2008-06-01 02:54:51 UTC - RP610 - System Checkpoint -- First Restore Point -- 1: 2008-06-01 02:54:24 UTC - RP518 - System Checkpoint Backed up registry hives. Performed disk cleanup. Percentage of Memory in Use: 82% (more than 75%). -- HijackThis Clone ------------------------------------------------------------ Emulating logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 2008-06-02 00:48:00 Platform: Windows XP Service Pack 2 (5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer (7.00.6000.16640) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\system32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\ati2evxx.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\Intel\Wirele... Read more A:My computer is running slow and things keep popping up Hi, welcome to TSF! If you still need assistance, please post a fresh main.txt log 1 more replies Answer Match 43.68% Hi, my laptop has become very slow in starting up. Up to ten minutes in fact! It goes throuygh all processes as normal, but just takes ten times longer! Also, my mouse and curser are acting strange. the curser judders across the screen rather than moving in a smoth normal motion, and it occasionally dissapears completely for a second or two. All programs take ages to load and generally my PC is taking 5-10 times longer to do anything than it normaly does. Everything was fine up until 2 or 3 days ago when this started happening. I have NOT downloaded anything over the past week. I attach my HT log, and thanks in advance to any one interested in helping me. Thank you. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 19:09:42, on 07/03/2010 Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\Smc.exe C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSRespon... Read more A:Very slow start up and strange things happening. 15 more replies Answer Match 43.68% My computer is running slow and I'm sure that it is infected with bad things for the computer. Here is my HijackThis log: Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 4:16:10 AM, on 7/4/2005 Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\RunDll32.exe C:\Program Files\D-Tools\daemon.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\reader_s.exe C:\WINDOWS\services.exe C:\Documents and Settings\VlaDani\reader_s.exe C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\ymsgr_tray.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\cmd.exe C:\WINDOWS\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\cmd.exe C:\WINDOWS\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\cmd.exe C:\WINDOWS\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\1F.tmp C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.google.ro/ O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [N... Read more More replies Answer Match 43.68% Hello - hoping someone can help with this problem. My friend uses his laptop purely for work related bits of computing. Invoices, Email - that kind of thing. Someone tried to put Sage accounts on it for him and since that dayhe's had nothing but issues. Computer running very slowly, Google chrome not opening, Microsoft Security Essentials not opening... I remotely logged into his machine and had a bit of a look around. I also ran Trend Housecall which found and fixed a few Virus. One thing that was a problem was when starting Trend Housecall - when you click start scan and it downloads the .exe file, this was going into the downloads file and had a file extension of numbers rather than the .exe. I also noticed that his Microsoft Internet Explorer, which he started using when Chrome wouldn't open had at some time been taken over by safefinder.com - this was the URL when opening Internet Explorer - http://search.safefinder.com/?st=sc&q= So I've taken a HijackThis log on his machine and hoping someone can help find the cause of the issues he's having. Here is the log file Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.5 Scan saved at 21:48:39, on 05/10/2015 Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505) MSIE: Internet Explorer v11.0 (11.00.9600.17937) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\Program Files (x86)\TeamViewer\TeamViewer.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\Samsung\Kies\KiesTrayAgent.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\Hp\HP Sof... Read more A:Laptop running slow and various things not working Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from HereDouble-click mbam-setup-2.X.X.XXXX.exe to install the application (X's are the current version number).Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.Once MBAM opens, when it says Your databases are out of date, click the Fix Now button.Click the Settings tab at the top, and then in the left column, select Detections and Protections, and if not already checked place a checkmark in the selection box for Scan for rootkits.Click the Scan tab at the top of the program window, select Threat Scan and click the Scan Now button.If you receive a message that updates are available, click the Update Now button (the update will be downloaded, installed, and the scan will start).The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.If potential threats are detected, ensure that Quarantine is selected as the Action for all the listed items, and click the Apply Actions button.While still on the Scan tab, click the link for View detailed log, and in the window that opens click the Export button, select Text file (*.txt), and save the log to your Desktop.The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can also be viewed by clicking the History tab and then selecting Application Log... Read more 6 more replies Answer Match 43.68% Hi- This is the first time I've ever posted something. Generally, I do my own research and then fix the issue, but I'm at a loss. So, any help is greatly appreciated. btw - I did not download anything (to my knowledge). Issues: 1) Extremely slow system - When monitoring my system performance, it is almost always maxed out (even when only running Firefox). 2) When I click on "My Computer" - nothing will show up and it just shows Windows "Searching" 3) My Wireless Network is no longer working - I guess I may need to re-install the driver 4) When I restart or shut-down, I get an error with the following (Wireless; Power Tray; and something else...will post when I do it again) 5) My system tray does not seem to load all applications - At least I'm thinking so. What I've done: 1) Updated version and ran virus scan from symatec 2) Updated version and ran virus scan for malwareadbytes Anti-Malware 3) Ran Autorun Eater 4) And now I have the Hijackthis log Any idea what my issue may be??? I appreciate the help. HJ Log: Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 6:45:09 PM, on 1/10/2010 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe C:\Program... Read more More replies Answer Match 43.68% First of all let me inform you that my laptop is so slow that I am making this post on my smart phone. Yes, it's so frustratingly slow that I'm being forced to this tiny screen on my phone. I had to sign up for techsupportforum on this phone and everything so I am really, really irritated now by my laptop. It was workimg decently a few weeks ago but recently it has become unusable by first-world standards. I'm not a computer whiz but I'll give as much info as I can. Some info: - OS: Windows 7 - Memory: C: 99 GB, 24 GB free; E: 118 GB, 56 GB free; External HDD 1.3 TB, 110 GB free - Dell Laptop Vostro 3550 - About a year old - 3 GB RAM - 64-bit - Processor: Intel Core i3-2310M CPU @ 2.10 GHz Problem: No matter what I do, I will receive lag/delay. If I open up an internet browser like firefox or chrome, they will take a long time to open up, about maybe 3-5 minutes average. IF I even go into the google search bar or URL bar to type something it will freeze up, I get the nice blue circle and at the top it will have a nice (Not Responding) in parentheses. This also happens if I open a new tab in said browsers, or open a new link in a new page or tab, there will be lag, delay. If I open Control Panel, Microsoft Word, Adobe Photoshop, any movie or music file, there will be delay. EVEN when I open the Calculator, NOTEPAD. Yes, there is delay on starting up even Notepad and lag when I attempt to type anything in it, I.e. I type maybe 4 words, it will lag and if I ... Read more A:Laptop is Extremely Slow; tried countless things Also sorryfor this double post, and if this. thread was created in the wrong place, I just joined a few hours ago you see, Newbitis. 4 more replies Answer Match 43.68% Hi. I am having problems with a very slow system. It is very slow to start up, and also very slow to open up any programs. However, once things do open up (such as the browser), the program running works fine. I am using Windows XP with 2 users. I was receiving help in the HJT forum and was advised to turn here because they say my system is clean. I updated Windows, defragmented, cleared infections. Also, about half of the times I start up the system, the mouse freezes at the point where I'm supposed to select a user. It won't respond to alt/ctl/del and I have to push the button to get a response (shuts it down so I can then restart). Thanks, Tulip list of startup items mmtask mm_tray avgcc avgemc msmsgs WKDetect Microsoft Office TunnelGuard Tray Weird fonts with squares and other characters... aim (not checked) bo2filt (not checked) Webshots (not checked) The second user lists the same but also has another line of weird fonts (checked) and another line for aim (checked) A:Super Slow System on starting things up Hey, I just noticed something with regard to your user with the MS Office problem. You should try unchecking Office for that user (on startup) and see if that relieves their issue about the installer and error messages. In other news, what is the processor type and speed and how much RAM does the PC have? 15 more replies Answer Match 43.68% Hi my computer has been running very fast up until last week. Now it is painfully slow. Its like I have gone from broadband to dialup. I have run all the programs to check for malware, adware, virus etc. Have also defragmented the computer. Hasn't seemed to make any difference. Here is my hi jack this log. Hope someone can spot something or give me some ideas of what to do next.Thanks in advance.Regards KrisLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 4:25:45 PM, on 20/06/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smax4.exeC:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliType Pro\itype.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exeC:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Album Starter Edition\3.2\Apps\apdproxy.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Program Files\C... Read more A:Very Slow Computer..have Tried Usual Things To Try.can Anyone Please Examine My Log? Hi bebetheworm,I'm sorry it's taken so long for you to get a response, if you still need help please do as follows:Download Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) to your Desktop (right-click the link, select Save Target As..., select your Desktop and press Save)Close all applications and windows.Double-click on dss.exe to run it, and follow the prompts.When the scan is complete, two text files will open - main.txt <- this one will be maximized and extra.txt<-this one will be minimizedMake sure Format->Word Wrap is uncheckedCopy (Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of main.txt and extra.txt in your replyOnce complete, please post both DSS logs, you won't need to produce a new HijackThis log as DSS produces one for you. 3 more replies Answer Match 43.68% My computer was in fine working condition 3 days ago i play a computer game called lord of the rings online i have been playing this game for about 4-5 months on my computer running it on ultra high graphics setting( the highest) i did the same with age of conan. Now i can barely even load the game to log into the server even with the settings on as low as possible it is impossible for me to play my internet has been loading slowly as well and anything i try to load from the internet is very slow or does not work my interent randomly switches to the "work offline" feature in which i have to go and click it off and open and close my internet explorer multiple times untill i get lucky and it works this did not start to happen overtime 1 day it was working the next day it was not. I have no clue what the problem is if ya'll could help i would be very grateful thanks! here is the thing yall asked for Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 2:15:46 PM, on 4/29/2009 Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905) MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18226) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\Program Files (x86)\Linksys EasyLink Advisor\LinksysAgent.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\Steam.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\Webroot\WebrootSecurity\SpySweeperUI.exe C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.... Read more More replies Answer Match 43.68% My computer sometimes runs slow. Sometimes when I click a link or open the browser it goes to an error page (this page cannot be displayed). Often, things will terminate, such as Adaware with no apparent cause. When I log on I usually get an error message telling me that ashweb has a problem and must terminate. I don't know what that is or what it's associated with. My old PC had an area under "all programs" for MS security center. It would show me the status of my antivirus as well as my firewall. With this computer, I don't even know how to turn my firewall on. However, looking for the security center mentioned I found a similar looking link in the top part of "all programs". I clicked it and it opened a browser window and went to some kind of spyware removal page. I told my wife that it looked suspicious and searched for it. It turned out to be malicious-associated with something like Spy Sheriff, I think (I don't remeber the exact name. I downloaded smitfraudfix from majorgeeks and also stopzilla. the smitfraudfix did remove the mentioned spyware. However, stopzilla detected several instances of Peacomm.B and "Trusted Protection". I thought that stopzilla may have shown these as false positives so I'd buy their license to remove the offenders. I ran the online Panda scan as indicated by your site in "the five steps before posting a log". Your site said to save a copy of that file but it didn't say what to do with it.I have posted t... Read more More replies Answer Match 43.26% Does having too many things plugged into the router slow internet down? For example: I have my wireless adapter for my xbox upstairs plugged into the router downstairs and then I have the computer plugged into that and the xbox downstairs also plugged into it (all one router). I don't know why, but the computer upstairs is much faster than the one downstairs, which is connected in the router in which many things are connected in. There is a wireless router on the one upstairs. Also, (if you can answer this), what you do on the computer, could it also affect the connection on xbox live? I don't know what category this goes in, but I'll just ask here, if you'd be so kind to help. A:Solved: 2 many things in router slow internet connection?? The only way the devices would slow down each other's connection down would be if you were using them all at the same time accessing the internet. If you were downloading every image on Wikipedia and playing Xbox Live, it would be slow. If the devices are just on (idling) , though, it shouldn't affect it. 2 more replies Answer Match 43.26% Hi My computer has been acting strange. very slow, freezing, programs opening then closing right away. I have copied and pasted the list of Services on my computer. Could someone please have a look and let me know if there is anything suspicious or abnormal listed here. Thanks Heres the list of services and their current status xmlprov svchost.ex e -k netsvcs Stopped Manual WZCSVC svchost.ex e -k netsvcs Running Auto WudfSvc svchost.ex e -k WudfServic eGroup Stopped Manual wuauserv svchost.ex e -k netsvcs Running Auto wscsvc svchost.ex e -k netsvcs Stopped Disabled WMPNetwork Svc WMPNetwk.e xe" Stopped Manual WmiApSrv wmiapsrv.e xe Stopped Manual WmdmPmSN svchost.ex e -k netsvcs Stopped Manual winmgmt svchost.ex e -k netsvcs Running Auto WinDefend MsMpEng.ex e" Running Auto WebClient svchost.ex e -k LocalServi ce Running Auto W32Time svchost.ex e -k netsvcs Running Auto VSS vssvc.exe Stopped Manual usnjsvc usnsvc.exe " Stopped Manual UPS ups.exe Stopped Manual upnphost svchost.ex e -k LocalServi ce Running Manual TrkWks svchost.ex e -k netsvcs Running Auto Themes svchost.ex e -k netsvcs Running Auto TermServic e svchost -k DComLaunch Running Manual TapiSrv svchost.ex e -k netsvcs Running Manual SysmonLog smlogsvc.e xe Stopped Manual SymAppCore AppSvc32.e xe" Running Auto Symantec Core LC symlcsvc.e xe" Running Manual SwPrv dllhost.ex e /Processid :{C01E04A0 -7B39-4C20 -9938-834F 5298BD06} Stopp... Read more A:Computer Very Slow and seemingly strange things in Services Wow... thats a long list of system processes, i see you have Norton of some sort or another, could you run a virus scan of your PC please? 3 more replies Answer Match 43.26% Hi all, It’s sad when you are computer problem solver in your community and you have problem in your laptop that you cannot solve… Without a reason (that I can recall) my laptop become slow… and a lot of things didn’t work… e.g. : Windows Update: Files required to use Windows Update are no longer registered or installed on your computer. Network Connections: The Network Connections Folder was unable to retrieve the list of Network adapters on your machine. Please make sure that the Network Connections service is enabled and running. (But my laptop and connected to the network and can browse the internet) Power Configuration: it does not open at all (no error message) System Information: Can’t Collect Information Cannot access the Windows Management Instrumentation software. Windows Management files may be moved or missing.Click to expand... That was just a sample of the things that stopped working When I open Windows Task Manager I notice that only half of the CPU is being used, check the picture below to know what I mean: One more thing... I tried System Restore and it told me that it restored successfully but it didn't restore any thing, everything was the same I use avast as an AntiVirus and did full boot scan and I use Ad-Aware SE Personal. And this is my HijackThis log: Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 06:44:10 PM, on 29/11/2007 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544) ... Read more A:Slow Laptop + alot of things stopped working Yeah I forgot to tell you, that the Windows booting takes forever... My OS is: Windows XP SP2 Home 3 more replies Answer Match 43.26% Hey all, This problem is driving me absolutely crazy and I am really hoping SOMEONE can help me! The problem is my broadband internet connection has gone from being really fast for the last year to excruciatingly slow all of a sudden last week, and it has stayed that way. This happened once previously a couple of months back and getting rid of an old expired copy of Norton antivirus fixed it up straight away. But this time I've tried what seems like every single thing i've read in every web forum that has solved the problem for other people, but with no success. Things I have tried; Cleared browser caches Tried in both IE and Firefox Disabled phishing Confirmed that my ISP has nothing to do with the slow speed Tried plugging directly into my modem, ie. bypassing router System restore to before the problem started Switched off IPV6 global autotuninglevel=disabled and ipconfig /flushdns Uninstalled all the windows updates from around the time the problem started Changed my power setting to maximum performance Have tried starting in safe mode and it's still the same Have run spyware and malware scans and they came up with nothing Virus scan (I use Avast) also came up clean Another computer in the house running XP is still fast I've heard some people mention rolling back driver network cards...but I can't do this as the option is not available as it has never updated I have also tried a few other things but I can't even remember what they were... Read more A:Suddenly slow internet with Vista. Tried SO MANY things, no solution... 9 more replies Answer Match 43.26% Q6600 2.4 quad core 3GB of ram Applications take a long time to start up and system constantly freezes. Have tried the following: TuneUP application DEFRAG Registry defrag Cleaned start up through Hijackthis and Spybot Updated drivers Here is the log. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 6:05:07 PM, on 2/4/2010 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16876) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Internet Security\cmdagent.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\TuneUp Utilities 2010\TuneUpUtilitiesService32.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE C:\Program Files\TuneUp Utilities 2010\TuneUpUtilitiesApp32.exe C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Internet Security\cfp.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe C:\Program Files\PeerGuardian2\pg2.exe C:\Program Files\Microsoft ActiveSync\wcescomm.exe C:\PROGRA~1\MI3AA1~1\rapimgr.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\NOTEPAD.EXE C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe C:\Program Files\ScottradeELITE\ScottradeELITEClientUpdater.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\calc.exe C:\Program Files\TuneUp Utilities 2010\DriveDefrag.exe C:\Program Files... Read more A:QUAD Core running slow cant figure out why. Tried many things, Please help 10 more replies Answer Match 43.26% Hello, Today I got infected from Limewire. My AVG detected 3 trojans but the CPU is now very slow and will not run certain processes like Ctrl Alt Del. Also unable to use system restore previous to the infection date. I have used your help before and had great success, I return the help with donations. Please Help! Thanks ~Hurtin Unit A:Please Help, 3 Trojans Detected, Cpu Very Slow And Unable To Run Ctrl Alt Del Among Other Things Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on Download_mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan. If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue. If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button. The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.Back at the main Scanner screen, click on the Show Results button t... Read more 15 more replies Answer Match 43.26% Hi i used to use hijack this with xp and vista and had no issues knew what i was looking for and now i have win 7 for testing and got a lot of stuff that i have no clue what it is and running just asking for a little assistance on some of the things i have run into. Like missing files and cant see to figure out what this agcore service is and there is much more tell me what you guys think i will wait be patient i know there is a lot of people on here with a lot more major issues than i have i can deal but here is my log and thank for your time.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 8:13:11 PM, on 11/3/2009Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.01.3504)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16385)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Program Files (x86)\Kiwee Toolbar\3.0\kwtbaim.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeR0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch = R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.localO2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dllO2 - BHO: Windows Live ID Sign-in Helper -... Read more A:win7 and hijack log so many new things lil lost Slow comp Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more 2 more replies Answer Match 43.26% I wrote a whole thing here and it logged me out when I clicked on send and lost everything, so I'll try to give the short version of this (edit: was unsuccessful at short): I have had this computer for nearly two years, it works fine most of the time. I use it for many things one of them is to play World of Warcraft and Skyrim. While I play, the system will be okay one second and then everything gets really slow and the audio gets awfully distorted, the framerate goes to nearly 0, and it overall just feels like things are going to explode. The distortion lasts for about 15 seconds then things go back to normal. I play the games on minimum settings and it doesn't seem to make a difference. Lately it's happening less horribly every now and then even when I'm not playing. System Info Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2 OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2410M CPU @ 2.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7 Processor Count: 4 RAM: 4043 Mb Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family, 1797 Mb Hard Drives: C: Total - 588647 MB, Free - 295089 MB; D: Total - 21527 MB, Free - 2293 MB; Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 3585 Antivirus: Avira Desktop, Updated and Enabled Overheating? I read it could be overheating so I got a program called RealTemp 3.70. Normally the computer is on 55 C° (131 F) average but I tried to replicate the problem and it first went up to 86°C (186 F) with n... Read more A:Laptop slow and audio distortion with games and other things. 16 more replies Answer Match 43.26% Recently my computer has been running slow at times and doing weird things. Sometimes it will freeze for about 15 seconds and this morning I pressed on the keyboard to awake the computer from sleep mode and I was getting no signal to my monitor even though the computer was on. I ended up having to cut power (I know it's really bad) to my computer in order to restart it. Thanks to anyone who can help. Matt A:Computer running slow/doing weird things. Believe I have malware By the way, the reason I believe this is malware related is because this began happening after I accidentally downloaded a suspicious file. 23 more replies Answer Match 43.26% Hi people, I'm having the above mentioned problems, and I wondered if it was spyware. I have spybot and adaware (as well as a couple of other anti-spyware programs) and run them regularly, but I guess something may have gotten through. My main problem is that certain things are mising from the notification area, namely the LAN connection box (which is really just irritating) and the 'safely remove hardware' icon. This is serious, because it means I can't remove my USB key properly, and I haven't been able to use it for a while. I'll just post my log. Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 2:19:40 PM, on 30/07/2005 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTSvcCDA.EXE C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe ... Read more A:lots of slow stuff and things missing-spyware? Hi and Welcome to TSF Before attacking an adware/spyware problem with hijackthis make sure you have already run the following tools. Download and update the databases on each program before running. Ad-Aware? SE Personal Edition Spybot Search & Destroy CWShredder Also make sure you are using the the latest version (1.99.1) of HijackThis and it's installed in it's own folder on the root drive. (C:\HJT) Go to My Computer->Tools->Folder Options->View tab and make sure that Show hidden files and folders is enabled. Also make sure that the System Files and Folders are showing/visible. Please make sure system restore is enabled by right clicking on My Computer and go to Properties->System Restore and check the box for Turn OFF System Restore and make sure it?s NOT checked. We want system restore ON and monitoring your current hard drive. Once your clean we will turn this off and then back on to remove the infection from the restore folder and create a clean restore point. Download DelDomains.inf Right-click and select..... Save Target As To use: Right-click and select....... Install (no need to restart) **Note** This will remove all entries in the "Trusted Zone" Download Hoster http://www.greyknight17.com/spy/Hoster.exe Download, install, and update Ewido Security SuiteInstall ewido security suite Launch ewido, there should be a big E icon on your desktop, double-click it. The program will prompt you to update click the OK but... Read more 10 more replies Answer Match 43.26% My computer is running slow and i have various things that like to linger on screen. I am attaching a webcam snapshot that i took to show what i mean. here is a link to a picture showing what i mean http://www.imagebam.com/image/50190922404608 Attachnew.txt 20.43KB 7 downloadshjtlogLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 5:39:58 PM, on 12/31/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exeC:\OpenSA\Apache2\bin\Apache.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exec:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.... Read more A:My computer is running slow and i have various things that like to linger on screen. Download GMER Rootkit Scanner from here. Extract the contents of the zipped file to the desktop. Double click GMER.exe and if you are asked if you want to allow gmer.sys driver to load, please allow it to do so. If it gives you a warning about rootkit activity and asks if you want to run scan, please click on NO. In the right panel you will see several boxes that have been checked. Uncheck the following the following checkboxes: Sections IAT/EAT Drives/Partition other than Systemdrive (typically C:\) Show All (don't miss this one) Now click on the Scan button and wait for it to finish. Once done click on the [Save..] button, and in the File name area, type in ark.txt and save it to your desktop.Please post the contents of the ark.txt as your next reply. 22 more replies Answer Match 43.26% There are alot of strange files in my system32 folder that end in .manifest. I don't know what it is but my computer is running slow. Every once in a while I heard this noise on my computer that sounds like something scraping. I'm worried that maybe I'm hacked. I remember reading about how you can sometimes hear noises on your computer when your hacked. These noises have no reason to be occuring and they just started recently. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Here is my hijack this log.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 7:16:20 AM, on 10/14/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\IntelDH\CCU\CCU_TrayIcon.exeC:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\avgas.exeC:\Program Files\F-Secure Internet Security\Common\FSM32... Read more A:Seeing A Lot Of Strange Things... Computer Slow... What Is The .manifest Files? Hi KaytiC, If you still need help please post a fresh HijackThis log and I'll be happy to look at it for you. Thanks for your patience. 3 more replies Answer Match 43.26% Hi - It's been a year, but I'm back. Recently my PC has been very slow to switch between windows when I'm multitasking. Usually have a couple of MSN pages, a couple of programs running, listening to iTunes, windows explorer, and picture project open and move between them all. Usually no problems. Also, when I close everything there is still a lot of activity on the hard drive. Have done everything (I think) on the Slow PC thread. Panda found 3 things. HJT log below and Panda file attached. Spyware Doctor found 39 things, but I didn't subscribe for removal as I wonder how many spyware programs do I really need? Moderately PC Savvy......but please be gentle with me! Thank you Cat Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 16:21:02, on 23/08/2008 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.exe C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\McSACore.... Read more A:Slow PC, background running, Panda found 3 things, HJT Log here Bump, please 1 more replies Answer Match 43.26% This is my father's computer but I am trying to fix it for my mother because it is sentimental to her since my dad just died on christmas (we have had a GREAT week) This is windows 7 home premium 2009 service pack 1. Basically the system runs slow and it always says it is not responding, on internet explorer 9, on windows explorer, opening up control panel---anything windows it does this. eventually it will start responding again on its own. it is by far the worst with internet explorer. i thought perhaps it needed some updates. i tried to install them but it just says it is starting to download, stays at zero and when i finally cancel it, it tells me it was a 8000FFFF error. i was going to try to fix that but all the information on it is for vista and i didn't want to hurt the computer further. dad has avast on there but i don't think it is that great. i tried advanced systemcare 5 the deep clean and it cleaned up a lot of stuff but it didn't find any viruses or malware. however, as it is scanning under the full malware removal, i see things that say trojan.trace trojan.win32/agent trojan.win32/vundo backdoor.bot backdoor.frauder, there was also a worm IRC something and something about psw games mixed in with the aforementioned. these have to be problems, yes? advanced care says there are no problems. I also ran malwarebytes. it found like 16 adware but the system is still running really slow. I am not computer illiterate but i am not a comp... Read more A:Super slow computer, windows things not responding Welcome aboard Download Security Check from HERE, and save it to your Desktop. * Double-click SecurityCheck.exe * Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. * A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.=============================================================================Please download Farbar Service Scanner and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked: Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity CenterWindows UpdatePress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply.====================================================================================Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result.=============================================================================Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop. * Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. * At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware,... Read more 16 more replies Answer Match 43.26% Hi everyone, My name's Ian and I am new here. I don't know what else to do about my situation, it seems I have tried everything. I am just hoping that I do not need a new hard drive. Here's the problem: The other day, when I logged onto my computer, I noticed my computer running slow when trying to navigate simple things such as the internet browser (Google Chrome) and the folder directory (Windows Explorer). Furthermore, I cannot seem to download any windows updates on my system and when I perform a disk check on my C drive, a lot of files come up as unreadable (the process takes hours). Here's what I have tried: 1. Rebooted and let the disk check finish twice. Many files were unreadable. 2. Defragging the disk drive. Didn't seem to do anything. 3. Ran MalwareBytes in Safe Mode. Nothing was found. 4. Rebooted and navigated to the "repair" section of the advanced options. Didn't fix the problem. 5. Performed a registry check using CCleaner. I don't think it helped. My thought after doing all of this (aside from buying a new hard drive) is that there are some registry files missing from the OS. Either that or I have some pretty serious malware that MalwareBytes can't even pick up. I've been reading a little about ComboFix, but I understand that is a complicated program and I should only run it with expert guidance. As you can tell, I am familiar with how computers work, but I am by no means an expert. Could I get someone's input... Read more A:Laptop running slow (tried many things) and unreadable files Welcome to Bleeping Computer, Ian Please download SeaTools for Windows and run a Long Generic Test on the sick computer, then let us know the results.Regards,Alex 7 more replies Answer Match 42.42% computer has been running super slow and trojans have been popping up that my antivirus cant remove heres the DSS reportsthe main.txt is:Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68Run by HP_Administrator on 2008-07-31 19:13:25Computer is in Normal Mode.---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --97: 2008-07-31 23:14:03 UTC - RP278 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point96: 2008-07-31 16:33:27 UTC - RP277 - Spyware Terminator - restore point95: 2008-07-31 16:24:31 UTC - RP276 - Spyware Terminator - restore point94: 2008-07-31 04:18:31 UTC - RP275 - System Checkpoint93: 2008-07-29 19:00:49 UTC - RP274 - System Checkpoint-- First Restore Point -- 1: 2008-05-03 02:18:11 UTC - RP182 - System CheckpointBacked up registry hives.Performed disk cleanup.-- HijackThis Clone ------------------------------------------------------------Emulating logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 2008-07-31 19:16:47Platform: Windows XP Service Pack 2 (5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer (7.00.6000.16674)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\system32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32&... Read more A:Slow Computer Anti Virus Finds Things But Cannot Remove Hello and welcome to BCWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. We aim to provide the valuable service known to come from BC to every member we can, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine.Upon completing the steps below a staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.Thanks and again sorry for the delay. Please download Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) and save to your Desktop.alternate download siteDSS will do the following:Create a new System Restore point in Windows XP and Vista.Clean your Temporary Files, Downloaded Program Files, Internet Cache Files, and empty the Recycle Bin on all drives.Check some important areas of your system and produce a report for an analyst to review.Automatically run HijackThis. It will also install and place a shortcut to HijackThis on your desktop if you do not already have it installed. So if HijackThis is not installed and DSS prompts you to download it, please answer yes.You must be logged onto an account with administrator priv... Read more 29 more replies Answer Match 42.42% QUAD Core running slow cant figure out why. Tried many things, Please help Q6600 2.4 quad core 3GB of ram Applications take a long time to start up and system constantly freezes. Have tried the following: TuneUP application DEFRAG Registry defrag Cleaned start up through Hijackthis and Spybot Updated drivers Here is the log. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 6:05:07 PM, on 2/4/2010 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16876) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Internet Security\cmdagent.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\TuneUp Utilities 2010\TuneUpUtilitiesService32.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE C:\Program Files\TuneUp Utilities 2010\TuneUpUtilitiesApp32.exe C:\Program Files\COMODO\COMODO Internet Security\cfp.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe C:\Program Files\PeerGuardian2\pg2.exe C:\Program Files\Microsoft ActiveSync\wcescomm.exe C:\PROGRA~1\MI3AA1~1\rapimgr.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\NOTEPAD.EXE C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe C:\Program Files\ScottradeELITE\ScottradeELITEClientUpdater.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\calc.exe... Read more A:QUAD Core running slow cant figure out why.Log incl. Tried many things, Please help Closing duplicate, please reply here: http://forums.techguy.org/windows-xp/900354-quad-core-running-slow-cant.html eddie 1 more replies Answer Match 42.42% iTunes problems, incredibly slow startup, AIM crashes frequently...among other, random issues that seem to reoccur. Also, if there's any way to get IE off my computer, that would be nice. It's way too much of a pain. Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 11:36:31 PM, on 1/15/2007 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\ACS.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe C:\Program Files\Toshiba\Power Management\CeEPwrSvc.exe C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFSvcs.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\DVDRAMSV.exe C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe c:\TOSHIBA\Ivp\Swupdate\swupdtmr.exe C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Power Management\CePMTray.exe C:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exe C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apoint.exe C:\T... Read more A:Excuciatingly Slow Startup, Even After Hard Drive Format, Among Other Things Hi and welcome to TSF. My name is Iain and I will be helping you clean your system. There's not a great deal showing in your log, so we'll do some cleaning and see what may turn up. You may wish to Subscribe to this thread (Thread Tools > Subscribe to this thread) so that you are notified when you receive a reply. Please read these instructions carefully and then print out or copy this page to Notepad in order to assist you when carrying out the fix. You should not have any open browsers or live internet connections when you are following the procedures below. Note that the fix may take several posts. Please continue to respond to my instructions until I confirm that your system is clean. If there is anything you don't understand, please ask BEFORE proceeding with the fixes. Please ensure that you follow the instructions in the order I have them listed. P2P - I see you have P2P software (i.e. Limewire) installed on your machine. We are not here to pass judgment on file-sharing as a concept. However, we will warn you that engaging in this activity and having this kind of software installed on your machine will always make you more susceptible to re-infections. It may be contributing to your current situation. This page will give you further information. Show Hidden Files Go to My Computer > Tools > Folder Options > View tab and make sure that Show hidden files and folders is enabled. Also make sure that the System files and Fold... Read more 6 more replies Answer Match 42.42% i have hit ctrl alt delete and it does not let me go to anything but processes and it does not have a x to exit it i hit esc and exit it that way Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 9:38:21 PM, on 5/29/2006 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_04\bin\jusched.exe C:\Program Files\License_Manager\license_manager.exe C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton GoBack\GBTray.exe C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton GoBack\GBPoll.exe C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exe C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\NORTON~3\NPROTECT.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\NORTON~3\SPEEDD~1\NOPDB.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\Pr... Read more A:Solved: i have probplems withwindows missing things and running slow 7 more replies Answer Match 42.42% Hello Life Savers My PC is having a bunch of strange issues. 1.A. I just found Virtumonde through SpyBOT also so add that to the list as well. 1. Whenever I restart my machine, Norton Anti Virus does not start automatically and when I try to start it manually, it says the file is corrupt and error number .... 2. When firefox runs, there are strange clicking noises which only go away once I close firefox. 3. Lots of popups with IE and the computer is running very very very slow since last few weeks. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 9:56:50 PM, on 1/27/2009 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE C:\Program Files\ESRI\License\arcgis9x\lmgrd.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe C:\Program Files\ESRI\License\arcgis9x\ARCGIS.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe C:\Documents and Settings\Ghazan\Desktop\putty.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\mstsc.exe C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe R0 - HKCU... Read more More replies Answer Match 42.42% Hi, my comp has several problems. It is very slow and it's very slow when i open things or freezes when i open things. So I ran a couple programs, like the AVG antivirus scanner, Ad-Aware, Advanced System Care Optimizer and they said i had alot of viruses, so I tried to remove as much as i could, but some still can't be removed, like some trojans, etc. DDS (Ver_09-01-07.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Owner at 13:30:02.42 on Tue 01/13/2009 Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.2180 Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.511.205 [GMT -8:00] AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) ============== Running Processes =============== C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs C:\Program Files\Sygate\SPF\smc.exe svchost.exe svchost.exe C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe C:\Program Files\Dantz\Retrospect\retrorun.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\S3apphk.exe C:\Program F... Read more A:Comp has viruses like trojans, is slow, or freezes when u open things Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a description of your problem, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.comDDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results, click no to the Optional_ScanFollow the ... Read more 2 more replies Answer Match 42.42% My Dell XPS M1530 laptop is running super slow. I don't know if im infected or there are to many things running in the background. I installed and ran MBAM and it found one thing. I deleted it but the speed and freezing has not stopped. Please help!! A:Computer runs slow and freezes. Infection or to many things running? Please, post some computer info:- processor type, amount of RAM (hold Windows logo key , hit Pause/Break key)- hard drive size/free space (open "My Computer", right click on hard drive letter, click "Properties")- security programs in use (antivirus, firewall)====================================================Download Autoruns for Windows: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb963902.aspxNo installation required.Simply unzip Autoruns.zip file, and double click on autoruns.exe file to run the program.Go File>Save, and save it as AutoRuns.txt file to know location.You must select Text from drop-down menu as a file type: Attach the file to your next reply. 16 more replies Answer Match 42.42% Hello everyone! Lately my computer has been booting very slow.When it gets to the desktop i still need to wait 1-2 minutes before i can connect to the internet,open my computer etc.It totally takes about 7 minutes before i can do anything,and that's annoying! I also noticed that my CPU usage was through the roof.Random processes were consuming the cpu,including svchost.exe,but only at startup.Randomly i have cpu spikes,it goes up to 80% and then drops immediatly to 10%. I have tried various fixes like registry cleaners,defragmenters and registry defragmenters.Still no luck. Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2 OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 4300 @ 1.80GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 2 Processor Count: 2 RAM: 1022 Mb Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8400GS, 1024 Mb Hard Drives: C: Total - 35038 MB, Free - 10597 MB; D: Total - 129862 MB, Free - 98197 MB; E: Total - 140332 MB, Free - 111561 MB; Motherboard: BIOSTAR Group, P4M90-M7A Antivirus: BitDefender Gonzales, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Disabled A very veery weird thing:my antivirus is avast! free.wtf? A:Solved: Slow boot,high CPU usage,weird things HELP please! 10 more replies Answer Match 42% I apologize if this has been covered ad nauseum, but I've searched through the posts and have generally done everything that was suggested, but my stupid %(#*$&@# laptop is still a complete slug! I'm also a total luddite, so in all reality there's a good chance it's user-error...

Here's my specs:

Sony VAIO 1.66 GHz
2.00 GB RAM
Intel Core 2 Duo
Vista Home Premium w/ Service Pack 1
60 GB free space on hard drive

I've defragmented the hard drive, changed all the visual settings back to "Windows Classic", I have a ReadyBoost card providing 4 GB of space, I have checked my c:\ drive for errors (and automatically fixed them), and I have Norton 360 installed and have run current drive scans.

I'm stumped. It really seems to be slowing down in the past few months, although I don't think i've downloaded anything of consequence. it just seems to be aging (albeit not gracefully). Now whenever I open a window or program, it will take several seconds (more like 20-30) to start up, and often it will go into "Not Responding" mode before actually starting - this is even with basic Windows programs like the Control Panel.

:) Thank you!!!

A:Vista runs SO slow! Tried numerous things, but I'm ready to toss it out the window..

Vista is no speed champ, but with your specs it should be running better than it is. First off you need to see what is running that is slowing things down. Norton is known for being a resource hog, so start there. There are a few tools to check.
First, open Task Manager, by right-clicking on the task bar at the bottom of the screen. Then clcik on the "Processes" tab. This shows you a list of everything running on the pc. Find the "Show processes from all users" button and click it. You will get a security warning, just hit continue. Now you will notice there are a lot more processes. These are all the system processes. Look through the list and check the "memory" column. See what process is using the most memory. If you don't reconize the process, just google it.
Another tool you can use is the cpu monitor inside the sidebar. Just "add gadgets" to the sidebar. I think it is called cpu monitor. Anyway, this will show you current cpu usage and memory usage (memory is the smaller gague).
This will give you a start on getting to what is hogging up your resources.

Hope this helps!

Thanks

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Noticed my mouse randomly jumps around and opens some windows for maybe 10 seconds. Is getting worse and worse. Firefox tabbed windows become inactive and I can't click on them until I open and close the task manager.

hijackthis log provided below....thanks,

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 3:38:30 PM, on 1/29/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\S24EvMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft LifeCam\MSCamS32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton Internet Security\Engine\16.2.0.7\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RegSrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZCfgSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton Intern... Read more

A:[SOLVED] Mouse jumps around, system runs slow and does strange things

Posted Hijack this log and not dds and new format. Please close this thread and I will repost in correct format. Thanks

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Some time ago, Kaspersky started picking up, what it described as, trojan horses on a daily bases. My computer also became very slow. Other than that, my computer seemed to function normally (still had access to the internet, all my files and programs worked fine). I came here for help (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic325308.html) and followed the steps given to me. However, even though the steps seemed to help, Kaspersky continued to pick up hundreds of infected files on a weekly basis. The moderator then said I might have a buried rootkit and recommended that I post here. Any help would be appreciated.DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Evan at 20:32:02.14 on Fri 07/09/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_13Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1014.404 [GMT -7:00]AV: Kaspersky Anti-Virus *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {2C4D4BC6-0793-4956-A9F9-E252435469C0}FW: Norton Internet Worm Protection *disabled* {990F9400-4CEE-43EA-A83A-D013ADD8EA6E}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exesvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exesvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k AkamaiC:\P... Read more

A:Buried Rootkit? - Slow computer, Kaspersky picking things up daily

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I recently had a pretty badly infected computer that was sorted out over at the PCPitstop Forums (see thread here: http://forums.pcpitstop.com/index.php?show...170536&st=0 ). Now that I am (presumably) clean, I have some other issues.During the repair to my system I was told to update my Java (as well as uninstall old versions). I got a few notices that I couldn't because of admin things, but they uninstalled anyway it looked like, but then when I tried to install the latest (jre-6u14-windows-i586.exe) it says "The system administrator has set policies to prevent this installation." Thing is I am the only user and have full administrator access. Doing some searching, I found the trying the MSInstaller clean up utility could help, but that give the same message when I try it. Then I saw I could check msconfig to make sure it was running. MSConfig shows it as Stopped, but the box is checked next to it. Trying to check and uncheck, then apply, it says "An Access Denied error was returned while attempting to change a service. You may need to log on using an administrator account to make the specified changes."I also tried to update iTunes today and it failed to install as well.Some information:Dell Inspiron E1705Windows XP Media Center Edition SP3Running Trend Micro PC-Cillin, SAS, Ad-AwareI don't know if the cleaning messed up something, or if I am still infected.

A:Can't Install things or change things in MSConfig (Admin problems)

MSConfig shows it as Stopped, but the box is checked next to it. Trying to check and uncheck, then apply, it says "An Access Denied error was returned while attempting to change a service. You may need to log on using an administrator account to make the specified changes."Do you have an HP printer? The msconfig isssue can be caused by HP printers. If you do have an HP printer:Make your change in msconfig. When you get the error message, click OK.Another box may open, do the same thing, click OK.Everything will close out, you will be asked if you want to restart the computer.More information can be found here: http://www.pchell.com/support/msconfig_acc...ied_error.shtmlThere is a way to get rid of it, but it involves editing the registry.IF YOU ARE NOT COMFORTABLE WITH EDITING THE REGISTRY, DON'T DO IT.You'll have to live with the message each time you use msconfig.

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I have run Exact Audio Copy just fine for years. A week ago it crashed my PC. I ran SlimDrivers and updated a driver, but no help. I tried System Restore, but it failed.

I downloaded the newest version of EAC, still crashes when trying to open. I eventually uninstalled it, installed a newer version, same result.

I run Windows 7:

windows version: Windows 7 Service Pack 1, 6.1, build: 7601
windows dir: C:\Windows
Hardware: HP Pavilion P6000 Series , Hewlett-Packard, FOXCONN, 2A92
CPU: AuthenticAMD AMD Athlon™ II X4 630 Processor AMD586, level: 16
4 logical processors, active mask: 15
RAM: 4018032640 total

I also downloaded WhoCrashed after looking at a similar thread online. I saved the last Windows error message.

The message was:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033

BCCode: 76
BCP1: 0000000000000000
BCP2: FFFFFA8003AEFB10
BCP3: 0000000000000001
BCP4: 0000000000000000
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\051615-90527-01.dmp
C:\Users\Doug\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-101868-0.sysdata.xml

Looks like the three listed on CrashDump report are the same, so here is one:

Crash dump directory: C:\Windows\Minidump

Crash dumps are enabled on your computer.

On Sat 5/16/2015 4:57:38 PM GMT your computer crashed

A:What is slowing things down? Memory tests OK, but things are slower, etc.

Hi. . .You mentioned a BSOD with bugcheck 0x76, but I don't see any mini kernel memory dump files in the attached zip. Did you run an app similar to CCleaner that may have deleted the dumps?Systeminfo output shows Windows 7 installed (or system 1st boot) in October 2010:Original Install Date: 10/20/2010, 12:53:02 PMIt also shows 403 Windows Updates installed.I went through the Event Viewer logs and found 13 BSODs listed. The first one I saw - bugcheck 0xc4 - Driver Verifier/ VERIFIER_ENABLED -
[font=verdana,geneva,sans-serif]Event[2095]:
Log Name: System
Source: Microsoft-Windows-WER-SystemErrorReporting
Date: 2015-05-21T07:28:49.000
Level: Error
Description:
The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck.
The bugcheck was: 0x000000c4 (0x0000000000000083, 0x0000000018dbfc90, 0x0000000000000008, 0x0000000000118dbf). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\Minidump\052115-116735-01.dmp. Report Id: 052115-116735-01.
[/font]If you have these dumps or any info from tem, please post it. If Driver Verifier named a 3rd party driver, it needs to be updated. If Driver Verifier named a Microsoft Windows OS driver, "unknown hardware failure" is the likely cause. What exactly happened when you ran the BIOS update that failed?  Was there any additional info besides "BIOS update failed" (or similar)?  Is this the BIOS update you attempted? File sp49851.exe from May 2013?
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H-RS880-uATX Motherboard BIOS UpdateVersion:6.09May 09, 2013Email 64-bit... Read more

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I run a Dell 550mhz with 128mb ram,
Computer runs extremely slow and hangs.
ZoneAlarm was NOT RESPONDING, so I removed it.
Internet Explorer and Mozilla errors - NOT RESPONDING

So....
I ran SPYBLASTER
I ran SPYBOT SEARCH AND DESTROY
I ran REGISTER PATROL
I stopped almost all programs from beginning at startup.
I removed programs not used.
I defragmented the disk.
I removed ZoneAlarm, as it seemed to be part of the problem (NOT RESPONDING).

But now the slowness has returned so....

I ran Hijackthis, and here's the log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:22:48 AM, on 5/10/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16441)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Steve\Desktop\hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_UR... Read more

A:Tried everything suggested, does this log help?

Hello......
Just to clarify, you have only 128MB of memory? What operating system do you have? Also, you most definitely need an anti-virus program at all times.

Edit: Sorry I just saw you have WinXP for an OS.

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 3:07:54 PM, on 8/15/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Symantec_Client_Security\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exeC:\Program Files\ewido anti-malware\ewidoctrl.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec_Client_Security\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exeC:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\vptray.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exeC:\antispyware\hijackthis.exeR0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.comcast.net/home.htmlR0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.comcast.net/signin.jspO2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\... Read more

A:Suggested Hjt Log

Hello healing41 and welcome to the BC HijackThis forum. I see no signs of viruses or malware in the log. It is clean.

Fragmentation isn't really a malware issue. It is just a natural occurance that happens over time. XP has a built-in defragmenter and there are many 3rd party disk-defragmenters. It is good to defragment a drive occasionally but unless the disk is heavily fragmented and the free disk space is less than about 10% of the drive there will probably not be a noticible performance improvement. The 2 files that will have the biggest impact from fragmentation are the swap file and the Master File Table which can only be defragmented with 3rd party defragers. NTFS file systems handle file fragmentation better than the old FAT system found on older operating systems like Win98 so an acasional defrag with the built-in XP utility should be Ok.

Cheers.

OT

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My PC has been freezing. Before you yell at me this is what I've tried.
?Checked hardware, no yellow ! marks
?Checked memory...all 6 scans 2 passes...nada.
?Checked drivers...diagnostic came up empty handed
?turned off startups...disabled windows services...nothing
?Defraged, disc cleanup, reverted to an earlier state for windows...none helped
?attempted to change Anti Virus Programs since Avira & Mcafee caught nothing...
now I can't install AVG because Mcafee is still present somehow...although
me to the uninstall tool...which I ran and rebooted...it's no longer in the uninstall options..but
AVG still says it can't Install because of McAfee.

I'm basically posting this now..because I don't see any fixes different than the ones I've already tried.
Can anyone help. I did go through some of the rules and if I broke any of them in this post...I appologize. I'm in safe mode now and my screen size sucks typing this too. Thanks. I'm glad
I was able to get this typed before my PC froze again.
Windows XP, Dell Vostro 410, had it for about 2 years. It's my shop pc...I own a sign shop...this is my
backbone for now. HELP

A:I've tried everything that's been suggested