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Question: Suddenly slow computer all browsers and all applications

I have tried everything I know to do, and I am at a loss. My computer is suddenly SLOW in all browsers (Firefox, Chrome, IE), and all native applications (Photoshop, CorelDraw, etc). 
 

 
I uninstalled Real Player (seemed to start right after I installed Real Player)
 
I have a Windows 7 home premium computer, HP Pavilion p6120f Desktop PC, Motherboard Manufacturer: Asus, Motherboard Name: IPIBL-LB, HP/Compaq motherboard name: Benicia-GL8E, pc2-6400 ddr2 sdram 2gb • CL=6 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR2-800 • 1.8V • 256Meg x 64, 16g ram, etc.
 
It suddenly slowed down in the last week or so. My husband just got rid of RocketTab, and we are on the same network, but I don't have that same program. He's now running at speed. 
 
I have run: Internet speed test, Malwarebytes (found nothing), Spybot (found nothing), my native antivirus McAfee (found nothing), tdsskiller (found nothing). I ran a check of my hardware, which found no issues. My hard drive is only about 30% full. I have uninstalled and reinstalled McAfee, I tried removing all temp files, etc, etc.
 
I am a power user, but not an expert.
 
I am at a loss, other than reloading Windows from scratch, which is too painful, or taking it to BestBuy, which is too expensive. Can someone help?
 
I would appreciate it!
 
Thanks,
Lorey
 

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Answer: Suddenly slow computer all browsers and all applications

Welcome to Bleeping Computer Do you see the problem in safemode in networking? Please post the speedtest result next time. Try downloading Speccy and then install the program.  To post and publish a snapshot of your PC.. In the Menu bar, click File -> Publish Snapshot. Click Yes > then Copy to Clipboard. On your next reply, right-click on a empty space and click Paste on reply box then click Post. Download MiniToolBox and open/run the program.When open, checkmark or select all options then click Go.A notepad will open then copy-paste the report on your next reply. Download SecurityCheck.exe from Here. Run SecurityCheck and follow the instruction from inside the code box.. When the scan is finished, a notepad will automatically open as check.txt   Please copy and paste the contents here on your next reply. 

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Operating System: Windows 8
 
Problem:
Chrome took 15 minutes to open then operated normally. Once closed it took 15 minutes to open again. Ran Malwarebytes anti-maleware + Spybot S&D + windows Defender. Nothing came up. Tried to reinstall the browser and it would not allow me to download chrome using any method I could think of. Tried to open windows firewall settings the window took 23 minutes to open. I can run most programs like MS Office Suite, League of Legends and other Browsers relatively fine.
 
Also one more addition Spybot S&D no longer runs.
 
Any Suggestions?

Answer:Some applications suddenly running very slow or not at all.

Maybe try Rootkit scans? Also, another tech here suggested trying BitDefender.

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For some reason, only half the number of images load on facebook, youtube videos are slow to load and all the browsers I have tried (default Chrome) are very slow. Usually however my browser speed is fast for 2 minutes after resetting the PC. I have tried clearing history, cache, and my internet speed is fine as I play League of Legends and Skype is fine too. I have also tried resintalling chrome, adobe flash and have deleted latest windows updates. Would resetting the modem possibly help? What else could it be? Thanks, Ashley ~x~

Answer:All browsers suddenly slow

Resetting your router/modem would be the first thing I would do.
Have you run a speed test to what your actual upload/download is ?

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Hi folks, I'd be extremely grateful for any help with this issue...

My Lenovo laptop is only 2 weeks old and was working fine until yesterday. Now all my web browsers (i.e. chrome & firefox) load web pages extremely slowly, or not at all, or occasionally I'm getting 'Error 101 - Connection was reset', or 'Error 105 - unable to resolve the server's DNS address'. Google searching brings up a results page quite fast although it takes a long time to fully load, but clicking on any link is when the real slowness starts.

It's not a problem with my wifi signal, the laptop is connected to a strong signal, and all other wifi devices like my PC are flying along on the internet nicely.

I've restored to a previous point when everything was fine, but the problem persists.

I've got McAfee, no problems there. Malwarebytes full scan no problem. Used CCleaner to clean eveything up & fix registrys. Plenty of memory space.

I've tried booting up in safe mode with networking, the problem persists.

It's a lenovo klaptop running window 7 home premium, SP1, MMD E-450 APU, 4GB, 64-bit Operating system

Answer:[SOLVED] All web browsers suddenly very slow

Hi and Welcome to TSF!


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Used CCleaner to clean eveything up & fix registrys




Please do not run any registry cleaners, even CCleaner's as it can cause harm to your computer.

If the computer stays on does it even lose Internet connection? How long does your computer go without losing internet connection? Are you WiFi or LAN?

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It was perfectly find yesterday.Now my firefox and google chrome are taking pretty long to load a webpage. Normally im able to load very quickly, its just today. I suspect it is some kind of virus. And at times i get random disconnection or pop up saying DNS setting changed (Happened twice). Please tell me what to do Thank you.

I have scanned using Spyware doctor, Adaware, Malwarebytes,Trendmicro housecall, AVG

I have used the HiJack Program:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 8:06:13 AM, on 5/12/2012
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:\PROGRA~1\ENIGMA~1\SPYHUN~1\SH4SER~1.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Uniblue\SpeedUpMyPC\spmonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Uniblue\RegistryBooster\rbmonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Yuna Software\Messenger Plus!\PlusService.exe
C:\Program Files\BrowserCompanion\BCHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\QvodPlayer\QvodTerminal.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Appl... Read more

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Since two days ago all my browsers function very slow. A new tab can take 15 seconds to open, typing in addressbar has very long delay (I type an address and hit Enter, it takes up to 20 seconds for first letter to appear, then other letters appear one in every 0.5 to 1 second). Typing this post using Maxthon browser, if I make a typo and right click to open spell check context menu, it opens after about 10 seconds delay.

Behavior is the same with all browsers (Maxthon, IE10, Opera, Chrome, Firefox).

Flash does not work at all, or when then it's as if watching stop motion, streaming flash videos show one frame, then after a long delay jump over several frames to show next. Flash also gives this error message:



Some flash sites do not even show the flash content, as can be seen in this screenshot from Speedtest.net:



Notice the big empty grey area where normally the map and test buttons are shown.

Laptop is as in my specs except it's now running Windows 8 RTM. I'm on the road now, at the moment in The Netherlands and this started Wednesday as I arrived at the hotel where I am currently staying, so I first thought this has something to do with hotel's slow internet connection but my other laptop works fine using same connection.

Malwarebytes finds nothing. Browsers all latest versions, Adobe Flash Player updated. Any ideas welcome.

Kari

Answer:Suddenly very slow browsing, all browsers

check for hijacks or virises. sounds like you caught one

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I got hit with a ton of viruses / trojans back in January which I was able to clean with the help from myrti on this forum. My computer was back and better having updated a number of drivers / updates to apps.Two weeks ago my computer started running extremely slow. Everything takes at least a minute or so to start up sometimes even longer. Opening an email or scanning a document to print can take 10-20 minutes.I tried to run GMER twice and got the blue screen with message axdoapow.sys had a problem PAGE FAULT IN NONPAGED AREA after it was running for several hours. I did however get the dds and attach files which are posted below:Please help me. Thank you in advance. MattDDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 Run by M T at 13:35:33.03 on Sat 05/01/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_18Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1022.164 [GMT -4:00]AV: Norton Security Suite *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {E10A9785-9598-4754-B552-92431C1C35F8}FW: Norton Security Suite *enabled* {7C21A4C9-F61F-4AC4-B722-A6E19C16F220}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroupsvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\brsvc01a.exeC:\WINDOW... Read more

Answer:All applications suddenly slow / axdoapow.sys blue screen

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

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IE, MSN Explorer, and Mozilla have all suddenly started being terribly slow to load web pages or failing to load them at all on a cable hookup that was fine up until now. Rebooting the modem and computer don't help. The problem is inconsistent, sometimes not as slow, but never as good as it was before. The R1 and RO entries in the log look interesting, but I'm not sure about them. The trusted sites are known to me and are OK. Any ideas appreciated.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:04:32 AM, on 1/19/2006
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\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\cisvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cidaemon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\devldr32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lexpps.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
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I have no idea how this happened. Last week I was using my backup PC. I run F.F as my default browser. I noticed my home page was not loading properly. It was missing images & other sections simply wouldn't load right. ESPN.com would look crazy, sorta like looking at the site on a cheap cell phone. I would have to refresh the site 3-4 times before most of the page looked right. I then noticed that it took forever for the page to load. It totally acted like I have a dial up connection. I have R.R. cable speed. I thought maybe it was F.F. like it was corrupted somehow. I tried using IE & it had the same problems. I've rebooted several times with no luck. My laptop runs off the same router with no problem so its not the cable speed. I did a virus scan then rebooted, no change. I did notice that the whole PC would get super slow if I was running Limewire or Utorrent. I would not even be DL anything & the whole PC would get slow to the point my cursor didn't work right. It might take 10-20 seconds for the cursor to move across the length of the screen. I would always have to re-boot to make the problem go away.
-Does anyone have any idea as to why my Browsers are not loading properly?
-Any suggestions on how to fix this problem?

Thanks for your help!!
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-AMD 2100-1GRam-latest ver F.F.-XP-home

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I have no idea how this happened. Last week I was using my backup PC. I run F.F as my default browser. I noticed my home page was not loading properly. It was missing images & other sections simply wouldn't load right. ESPN.com would look crazy, sorta like looking at the site on a cheap cell phone. I would have to refresh the site 3-4 times before most of the page looked right. I then noticed that it took forever for the page to load. It totally acted like I have a dial up connection. I have R.R. cable speed. I thought maybe it was F.F. like it was corrupted somehow. I tried using IE & it had the same problems. I've rebooted several times with no luck. My laptop runs off the same router with no problem so its not the cable speed. I did a virus scan then rebooted, no change. I did notice that the whole PC would get super slow if I was running Limewire or Utorrent. I would not even be DL anything & the whole PC would get slow to the point my cursor didn't work right. It might take 10-20 seconds for the cursor to move across the length of the screen. I would always have to re-boot to make the problem go away.-Does anyone have any idea as to why my Browsers are not loading properly?-Any suggestions on how to fix this problem?Thanks for your help!!--------------- -AMD 2100-1GRam-latest ver F.F.-XP-home

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Hello, all! I am new--this site was recommended to me as a helpful place.

Problem description: Lately display of graphically intense web sites has gotten very slow for me. If the site has more than a few tiny .gif files it can take an unreasonably long time to load, like 15 minutes to never. The connection is fine (demonstrated through ping and because downloads are the same speed as ever). Our home network is fine (my husband's computer is not experiencing this problem). This happens whether I am using Firefox or IE.

My setup:
Dell Inspiron E1705 laptop with dual core processors and 2 GB of RAM
10.42 GB free internal hard drive space
Windows XP Media Center
Cable connection through home wireless network
MacAfee security stuff suite with automatic updates enabled.

What I have tried: Edited to add more information.
Clearing cache
Disabling MacAfee
Checking startup programs and running processes using WinPatrol
Periodically use Ad-Aware and SpyBot, neither of which are finding anything worse than tracking cookies.
Uninstalled all unused programs and keep infrequently used files stored on an external hard drive.
According to MS Disk Defragmenter, no defrag is needed.

I have used CCleaner to clean my registry. Was this a bad idea? I checked what it found and did not see anything I didn't understand.

I hope you can give me some suggestions to debug this situation! I will gratefully provide any other information you need. I am going through your complete process for ... Read more

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Running older PC Clone 2.0 Ghz Dual CPU Pentium, 1GB Ram Win XP Home Edition system.

While navigation on Internet Explorer or Google Chrome, system runs extrememly slow and/or crashes. When using applications such as Itunes, Email, or simply opening up Word and other applications, it runs very slow and almost seems to stop. The IE7 that was on the computer had changed to an operate with add-ons off as a result of the infection. I downloaded and reinstalled IE7 and this seems to have fixed that problem for the time being. MalwareBytes and SuperAntiSpy icons dissappeared from my desktop. When trying to use them from the Start / Menu options the programs no longer worked. I reinstalled them and they appear to work fine now. However, the system still seems to run very slow over all and its performance is greatly hindered.

Next, I ran free version of SuperAntiSpyware and all it detected was a couple Adware cookies. Secondly, I ran free version of Malware Bytes Anti-Malware and it detected PUP.GamePlayLab infections located in the Registry Key: HKLM\SOFTGWARE\Microsoft\Windows.... These files were removed and quarantined by MWB. Thirdly, I ran Old Timer's TFC and then rebooted the computer and it appeared to run a little faster, but still sluggish while using IE7. So, finally, I ran ESET Free Online Scanner, and it detected "Win32/Toolbar.Babylon and Win32/TopMedia.a" virus infections. Scan took about 2 1/2 hours. I set it to search the drives/ar... Read more

Answer:Computer runs Slow, Internet slow, Applications slow

Hello, lets look a bit more.Please DownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it. Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file system Click on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan results.>>>>>>>>Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your desktop.Close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.Click on Delete.Confirm each time with Ok.You will be prompted to restart your computer. A text file will open after the restart.Please post the contents of that logfile with your next reply.You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[S1].txt as well.>>>>>>> Please download Junkware Removal Tool to your desktop.Shut down your protection software now to avoid potential conflicts.Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista or Seven, right-mouse click it and select Run as Administrator.The tool will open and start scanning your system.Please be patient as this can take a while to complete depending on your system's specifications.On completion, a log (JRT.txt) is saved to your desktop and will automatically open.Post the contents of JRT.txt into your next message.Finally...MiniToolBoxPlease download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.Checkmark the following checkboxes:Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of Hos... Read more

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It takes forever to pull up Interent Explorer... and still everything is very slow in terms of reaction time to my clicking/typing. If I leave my computer on overnight, it takes a few minutes it seems to "warm up" once I try to access an application.

Any suggestions? I know this is a vague description. Thanks.

My HijackThis log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.96.1
Scan saved at 8:36:33 PM, on 8/19/2003
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

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\Norton SystemWorks\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Personal Firewall\NISUM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Utilities\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~2\SPEEDD~1\nopdb.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Personal Firewall\SymProxySvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Personal Firewall\NISSERV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\BRMFRSMG.EXE
C:\Program Files\Logitech\iTouch\iTouch.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp3\winampa.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Personal Firewall\IAMAPP.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~2\NORTON~1\navapw32.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~2\WinFax\WFXSWTCH.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wfxsnt40.exe
C:\Program Files\MusicMatch\MusicMatch Jukebox\mmtask.exe
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Answer:My computer is painfully slow after a few hours of inactivity. Applications VERY slow

Anything look familiar?
 

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I'm getting troubles with my laptop, it's to slow, internet  explorers, Mozilla, google, are to slow and says that my java app needs to be update, when it's on date.Posted by Oh My!Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:40:52 PM, on 11/16/2014Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.02.1008)MSIE: Internet Explorer v11.0 (11.00.9600.17416)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exeC:\Users\josealejandro\AppData\Roaming\uTorrent\uTorrent.exeC:\Users\josealejandro\Downloads\Computer Clean-Up Kit\HijackThis.exeC:\Windows\SysWOW64\DllHost.exeR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://toshiba13.msn.com/?pc=TNJBR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = www.google.comR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = www.google.comR1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://toshiba13.msn.com/?pc=TNJBR1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://toshiba13.msn.com/?pc=TNJBR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,Default_Search_URL = www.google.comR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = www.google.comR0... Read more

Answer:Computer going slow, mozilla and google browsers to slow to

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 Hi The computer  that is slow is a desk top tower. In a home.  it is a E machine.
 it has windows 7  professional  with service pack 1
DO KNOW :  I am very new to windows 7 and all it's features. 
When I brought this computer home  last Nov. it was lightening fast at everything! so much better than  the windows XP  it replaced, I was thrilled.  yet Now starting in  April 2015  it is as slow  or slower  as my old Windows with XP ever was  ( and partially the reason for saving my  pennies to get this windows 7 computer)...and  now I'm upset. feeling  like I have been taken.
 
Computer displays the following :
3.8 windows experience index
Intel pentium dual 2.0Ghz  processor 
64 Bit
 
Has Ccleaner installed
has Comodo antivirus and Comodo cleaning essentials installed.
All virus scans  find no infections,  and report that all is well and protected.  ( B/C of the way the computer is operating i'm doubting that and betting there is an infections of some sort)
 
I Have run Comodo cleaning essentials and  results find no abnormalities or infections.
Have run TFC and JRT  and the computer shows no signs of improvement.
have run rKill  and it  finds  no abnormalities  or infections.
All virus scan results  find no infections.
Windows updates is activated  and  all latest updates have been installed.... Read more

Answer:Windows 7 computer suddenly slow to get on internet, slow to browse websites etc

Hi flywelder Maybe we aren't looking at an infection here. There's tons of reasons why a system can slow down, and not all of them are malware related. Let's try to take a look at this issue under another angle shall we?MiniToolBoxDownload MiniToolBox and move the executable file to your Desktop;Execute MiniToolBox and check the following options:List Installed Programs;List Last 10 Event Viewer Errors;List Devices - Only Problems;List Users, Partitions and Memory size;Once this is done, click on Go and wait for the scan to complete;Once the scan is complete, a log will open. Please copy/paste the content of the output log in your next reply;

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Hello I have a windows 8.1 computer and I am trying to use it to the fullest and fastest it can be. One of the ways I use the computer is play using Steam. I have about 50 gigabytes worth of space used and have about 610 gb remaining. Will having my games and other stuff slow down my computer?

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3120M CPU @ 2.50GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3980 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000, -2041 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 703461 MB, Free - 656306 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, Portable PC
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled

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Answer:Does My Applications Slow Down My Computer?

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Hi,

My laptop was running smooth, but after returning home after 2 wks from out of town, my laptop takes around 8 minutes to completely load up. Whenever I click on any application, it takes 5 minutes to open up. All applications run really slow, videos on youtube skip even after they have completely loaded and when I play songs on my itunes they skip horribly and pause, and when I type on microsoft word theres a long delay in the words I type appearing on screen. I have over 20GB of memory available on both my C and D drive. I ran all scans on Norton 360 which I purchased after this started, but it didnt detect anything and my computer is still really slow.

I's greatly appreciate any help anyone on here could offer me. I ran a scan of Hijackthis, let me know if you want me to post it.

Thanks

Answer:All applications on computer run slow

Hi kenshinsword and welcome to TSF

Sorry for the delay in getting to you, the forum is really busy and all our helpers are volunteers.

Please post a log from a new HijackThis scan

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Hey guys,
As of two weeks ago my computer's running speed decreased dramatically. It takes approx. 30 seconds to open up windows task manager. Also, a few gaming applications now crash on start up, such as Warcraft III and Dota 2 and with numerous applications freezing.

I've run virus scans on Malwarebytes and Spybot Search & Destroy with no hits. I'm very tempted to do a system restore but I'd really rather avoid this. Could you help me guys?

Thanks in advance.

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HIJACK THIS:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 5:24:29 PM, on 6/3/2012
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
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\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2011\avp.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Ad-Aware Browsing Protection\adawarebp.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Ad-Aware Antivirus\AdAwareService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Kaspe... Read more

Answer:Computer Extremely Slow - Applications Crashing Computer

You've got multiple antivirus programs installed and running in that computer.

That in itself will bog down a computer because they're fighting each other.

I suggest that you get rid of everything that's associated with Lavasoft Ad-Aware and AVG.

Also get rid of Spybot - Search & Destroy and replace it with SUPERAntiSpyware 5.0.0.1150.

SUPERAntiSpyware and Malwarebytes Anti-Malware(which you already have) work well together in combating malware, spyware, rogues, hijackers, etc..

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My computer seemingly got infected over night, I got an error message, and when I booted the computer up it was very slow and no applications would open in the regular mode. I have opened safe mode and installed malwarebytes but it keeps stopping at 30 seconds and saying it is not responding when I scan the hard drive in full and quick scan. Any help would be appreciated thanks!

Answer:Slow computer, applications will not open.

Hi there,my name is Marius and I will assist you with your malware related problems.Before we move on, please read the following points carefully. First, read my instructions completely. If there is anything that you do not understand kindly ask before proceeding. Perform everything in the correct order. Sometimes one step requires the previous one. If you have any problems while following my instructions, Stop there and tell me the exact nature of your problem. Do not run any other scans without instruction or add/remove software unless I tell you to do so. This would change the output of our tools and could be confusing for me. Post all logfiles as a reply rather than as an attachment unless I specifically ask you. If you can not post all logfiles in one reply, feel free to use more posts. If I don't hear from you within 3 days from this initial or any subsequent post, then this thread will be closed. Stay with me. I will give you some advice about prevention after the cleanup process. Absence of symptoms does not always mean the computer is clean. My first language is not english. So please do not use slang or idioms. It could be hard for me to read. Thanks for your understanding.   Scan with FRST in normal modePlease download Farbar's Recovery Scan Tool to your desktop: FRST 32bit or FRST 64bit (If not sure: Start --> Computer (right click) --> properties)Run FRST. Don´t change one of the checkboxes and hit Scan. Logfiles are created on your desk... Read more

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Hey,

My Windows 7 SP1 computer has recently started being very slow. Startup from the password screen takes 2 1/2 to load the desktop. General file management tasks, like viewing, copying, moving, and deleting files operate at normal speed. However, when I do something that Windows has to "look up" i.e, not cached, the entire computer slows to a crawl. The application does open, but I get a lot of 'Not Responding" messages in the title bar as I use the application. There is one external drive connected via USB 2.0. Page file is set to system managed.

Could this be my HDD going? I haven't checked the disk for errors yet, going to do that next.

Let me know your thoughts on this.

Thank you,

wws

Answer:Slow computer when opening applications, Bad HDD?

Hello wws,

Post a screenshot of your Hard Drive(s) using Crystal Disk Info software:CrystalDiskInfo - Software - Crystal Dew World
Run a Hard Drive test:SeaTools for DOS and Windows - How to Use
Run Disk Check on your hard disk for file system errors and bad sectors on it:Disk Check
Scan with Kaspersky TDSSKiller:Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller
ESET online scanner: Free Online Virus Scanner | ESET

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In the last couple of days, my system is almost completely unresponsive unless started in "safe" mode. Apps either take forever to open or don't open at all, it is impossible to shut the system down without a hard reboot. I ran a complete system scan with Avast! but it reported no infections. Don't believe I've intentionally downloaded anything that would have caused this unless I got a bad update from Windows update, as those are the only recent downloads my system is showing. "HiJack This" and other logs follow. Did not get any kind of rootkit warning form GMES, so there is no "ark.txt" log. At bottom of post is my system info. Thanks in advance for any assistance.

Regards,
Randy Grove

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 2:56:11 PM, on 8/25/2013
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v10.0 (10.00.9200.16660)
Boot mode: Safe mode with network support

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerPlugin_11_8_800_94.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerPlugin_11_8_800_94.exe
C:\Users\Dee\Desktop\HijackThis(1).exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://sony.msn.com
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Int... Read more

Answer:Applications won't open, computer very slow

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Hello,
I am new to this site! Anyway, my computer is acting very slow whenever I'm online. When I type, there is a pause and I have to wait for the computer to catch up to me before I can go on....I have used the computer's built in Clean Disk, Defrag, and also cleaned Cookies and Internet Temporary Files both online and off. I have downloaded Adaware, and cleaned. My SpyBot hasn't worked for past year--it never finishes scanning, so you can't use it. Also, I have scanned for viruses using Mcaffees free AntiVirus software. I have picasa media as well, with perhaps about 7 Gigabytes of pictures/media, but would that really be a cuase? If non of the above then, what next!!??? Any help would be greatly appreciated

Here is a HiJack This Log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 2:34:51 PM, on 12/29/2007
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2600.0000)

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\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.e... Read more

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Hi! I really appreciate any help or insight you can give me. My computer has become (over some time) really slow. It is a few years old, so possibly the RAM and processor speed are partly to blame. However, something else seems to be bogging down the startup and in particulrm the opening of applications. It seems to take forever. Frequently it hangs up and I have to use task manager to shut down applications and processes until I can regain some control. I have Norton, so I don't think it is a virus, but I am not sure.

Thanks for any advice you can give me.

Stoney
Here is my DDS file:
DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Stoney at 21:32:52.53 on Wed 12/16/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_17
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1022.110 [GMT -6:00]
============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroup
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Interne... Read more

Answer:very slow computer (esp. booting and opening applications)

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

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Ok, so here is what has gone down so far:

I had Windows Home Premium x64, and decided that I wanted to go back to factory settings. I used Dell Datasafe to revert to factory settings but it froze (I let it sit for 24 hours just to make sure) and I had to turn it off. It wouldn't boot up after that past the Windows animation, so I tried to install Windows Ultimate x64 over it. That worked as far as I can tell, but now it is extremely slow and all my applications say (not responding) whenever I try to use them.

If anyone knows what I can do to troubleshoot or fix this, that would just make my day.

A few things I tried already:
- Used a clean boot, still extremely slow, takes about 10 minutes just to get to the login screen
- Tried safe mode, still extremely slow, and applications still doing the same thing.
- Tried safe mode, ran slow until I deleted my system.old. It ran fast for the remaining time I was on it, but when I went back to normal startup it slowed back down. I will try safemode again to make sure that wasn't just a spurt of luck.

**I will troubleshoot and update as I go along**
Thanks in advance,
moneybagman

Answer:Computer running slow; All applications (not responding)

Perhaps someone else will jump in with a better suggestion, but I'd recommend doing another clean install of the Ultimate x64. I think this will be a faster approach (even if you have to reinstall updates, programs etc) than tying to troubleshoot the issue. This tutorial may provide a clue if (for example) a step was missed during the original install.

Clean Install Windows 7

If you used an Ultimate upgrade disk follow this tutorial:

Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

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Hello everyone,
 
I'm trying to solve the problems on this computer. Browsers have been hijacked and it's overall performance is not good. Have tried running adaware but it has not helped. Here are the logs, I look forward for your help.
 
Thanks in advance,
Felipe Mazza
 
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.5
Scan saved at 15:29:19, on 10/01/2016
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7601.17514)
 
FIREFOX: 25.0.1 (pt-BR)
Boot mode: Normal
 
Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Windows\system32\igfxEM.exe
C:\Windows\system32\igfxHK.exe
C:\Windows\system32\igfxTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel® USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver\Application\iusb3mon.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\PROGRAM FILES\SYNAPTICS\SYNTP\SYNTPHELPER.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\SearchFilterHost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jucheck.exe
C:\Users\Rita\Downloads\HijackThis.exe
 
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://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.co... Read more

Answer:Hijacked browsers and slow computer - Log

Good afternoon.
Actually, took the easy way out on this one and have started a full format. 
 
Moderators,
please close this topic.
 
Regards,
Felipe

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I went on my computer the other day and both FireFox and IE 32-bit would not open, but IE 64-bit works fine.
Also the computer is now extremmly slow at opening programs (some take as long as a couple mins.)
When I restart it gets better but only for a short amount of time.

Any help will be greatly appriciated.

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Hi, I would need some help on my hijackthis log. I know I was hit with some nasty viruses/spyware etc, and I tried removing it using spysweeper, did a ok job, but my computer is running really slow now along with my browsers (ie being totally messed up). Can I do anything else with the help of this log file?

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:46:29 PM, on 9/9/2007
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:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\regsvr32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeper.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\SymWSC.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\WgaTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\fir... Read more

Answer:Computer running slow along with browsers.

You are in one heck of a mess...I dread to think what the ComboFix will find. Lets clear these first...


Have "Hijack This" fix all the following items in the list below by placing a check in the appropriate boxes.Confirm that you have only the listed ones checked, then press <Fix checked> and Close HJT.

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {00000000-d9e3-4bc6-a0bd-3d0ca4be5271} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {029e02f0-a0e5-4b19-b958-7bf2db29fb13} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {032F02E7-5716-7D60-3E88-9B6309146D54} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {037FA2F8-372A-C652-77FF-F23198522B67} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {03A2D7B5-7F29-C057-69BA-28A6D6BFD1C8} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {0427CF01-0410-2654-E229-75B55A233C97} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {0433C3EA-4FB3-02C0-70B7-CF1818EFDD03} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {04F5DB37-A709-7E2A-A8A2-49B31757F0DC} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {05A88A23-B9D1-7899-EB64-F4AEB6601F25} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {05DDF3D2-6A66-0B87-40D6-F21D101758C7} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {065A3DF4-4253-B880-16A3-75DA427DD453} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {07C26786-AEB9-D008-6BFF-7402FA16E391} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {08513E59-0400-6BA4-A3DF-9337E2F8AE68} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {0A67AD31-B535-2C48-3648-712FB0FA5C0E} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {0E5CE442-F259-8EF0-47AA-092CD1F3D4D6} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {0F1D7B59-74D4-8EF2-0A9A-D8796491F3F9} ... Read more

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As advised, below please find the DDS.txt contents:

DDS (Version 1.1.0) - NTFSx86
Run by Shree420 at 13:37:59.20 on Mon 01/26/2009
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.5512 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_11
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2046.1369 [GMT -5:00]

AV: AVG 7.5.552 *On-access scanning enabled* (Outdated)

============== 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
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\tcpsvcs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\snmp.exe
c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwriter.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\WINDOWS\system32\UTSCSI.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllhost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusc... Read more

Answer:Computer very slow, problems with browsers etc

Hello echeckpost,This one is also infected.You have the latest version of Java and it is good. Older versions have vulnerabilities that malicious sites can use to exploit and infect your system. Please follow these steps to remove older version Java components:
Click "start" and then "Control Panel" icon.
Doubleclick the "Add or Remove Programs" icon
A list of programs installed will be "populated" this may take a bit of time.
Uninstall the following by clicking on the following entries and selecting "remove":

Java 2 Runtime Environment, SE v1.4.1_02
Java 2 Runtime Environment, SE v1.4.2_03
Java Web Start
Java™ 6 Update 11
Java™ 6 Update 7

Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from MajorGeeksDouble Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan.The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab i... Read more

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So my computer is running very slow as of late and everything ends up not responding and I end up closing programs.  I also notice that whenever I open a browser, I cannot access the internet.  I just get the circle loading and it just seems to stay there.  I am on my laptop right now and the internet works just fine.  Everything on my computer works just fine when I boot up in safe mode.  I also ran Malwarebytes twice, it found some things the first time but and said it cleaned it.  I ran it a second time and it said nothing was detected, yet my problems still arise.  I installed a couple of anti-virus software but it seems like they don't work.  I also ran TDSSKiller and it found nothing.  I posted the second MBAM log.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64 
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16476  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.21.2
Run by Oliver at 10:38:04 on 2013-09-09
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.8190.5794 [GMT -4:00]
.
AV: AVG Internet Security 2014 *Enabled/Outdated* {0E9420C4-06B3-7FA0-3AB1-6E49CB52ECD9}
AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012 *Disabled/Updated* {5A2746B1-DEE9-F85A-FBCD-ADB11639C5F0}
AV: Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition *Enabled/Updated* {9B5F5313-CAF9-DD97-C460-E778420237B4}
SP: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012 *Disabled/Updated* {E146A755-F8D3-F7D4-C17D-96C36DBE8F4D}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-... Read more

Answer:Computer and browsers are very unresponsive/slow

Hello and welcome to BleepingComputer! 
 
 
 
I am Elle and I will be helping you out with your problem. Firstly, you should know that we are working with specific tools which are used to identify the possible threats present on your system so I will analyze the results they produce. 
 
 
As a start we need to have some more up-to-date logs than the ones you have already provided. The current state of the files on your system might have changed so we need to get a clear look on that aspect. DO NOT bring any changes to the system except the ones I tell you to as that may produce more damage than helping us. 
 
If you will encounter a delay of over 2 days from me, please don't hesitate and private message me (link in the signature). 
Do not forget to check your topic periodically and subscribe to it so that you can receive notifications regarding my replies.
 
 
 
Please generate other DDS logs (download it from here if you haven't already) and post them in your next reply along with other changes that may have occured since you last posted.
 
 
 
Thank you very much for your patience. 
 
 
 
 
Regards,
 
Elle

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so my pc runs fine one day than bogs, cpu usage will spike to 100% with no applications running, i did not download anything that i know of, also it does not matter if i use ie or firefox my browser runs very slow, just typing this is taking forever i scanned with adaware, spy bot and use spyware blaster, i use all three on a regular basis, symantec antivirus is updated and used at least once a week. i used panda, bit defender and the third recommended scanner on this site. all to no avail. i am posting a hijack log in hopes of someone being able to help, thanksLogfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 4:28:45 PM, on 5/27/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)Running 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\AlienGUIse\wbload.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Antivirus\navapsvc.exeC:\PROGRA~1�... Read more

Answer:Computer Infected? Running Slow But No Applications In Manager

Hello mrhippopotamus and welcome to the BC HijackThis forum. I don't see any signs of viruses or malware in the log. It is clean.The HijackThis forum deals exclusively with virus and malware issues. HijackThis does not have the capability to analyze performance, hardware or application issues. For these types of issues I would suggest posting to the Windows XP Home and Professional forumThe techs in that forum specialize in matters pertaining to the operating system, performance and applications. Let them know that you have been to this forum and that no malware was found.When posting to any other forum, do not post a HijackThis log or the post will simply be moved back to this forum for infection analysis. That is what HijackThis is used for and that is what we specialize in here in this forum.Also, when posting in any other forum for assistance, give as much detail as possible regarding any issues that are occurring. The more information they have, the better the techs can analyze the issue and make any recommendations for resolving it.Cheers.OT

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Slow computer, never idle, Firefox/explorer ending randomly
Hi there,

I have been having problems for about a week now. I think its got something to do with the recent vista updates i just installed. Either way I am having random problems:

- Firefox is getting popups which it never did before
- Firefox/Explorer keeps getting errors and terminating at random times
- Firefox/Explorer decides which websites it wants to display. Meaning that some work and some don't. Google comes up but searches do not.
- Windows Explorer keeps getting errors too and terminating
- Windows Defender (which is rubbish) scans and finds an error and can't remove it with error code: 0x80501001. The problem it did find was: Trojan:Win32/Vundo.gen!R. It has just recently been quarantined and removed after I found what the error code meant (rar file error).
- My hard drive is constantly working even when my computer is idle. Something it never used to do. I have put ad-aware on my laptop after thinking windows defender could deal with spyware. It found 460 issues. and couldn't remove a few. I load adwatch and it tells me that :

"The process 'explorer.exe' (4852) is trying to modify the (ValueChangeOrAdd) the registry

Path:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

Do you want to block or allow it?

It comes up with a notification every second.. right now its on 193 notifications queued and will keep increasing unless I unload Ad-watch.

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Hi,
My computer is running slower and slower,
and uses 100% cpu usages from time to time. Especially when watching videos online (using Microsofts Silverlight applications. Also svchost.exe files are taking up all resources..

what to do?


Have done all the tests required (or at least tried to)..

SASlog.txt log from SuperAntiSpyware. ATTACHED
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware log ATTACHED
ComboFix.txt (normally C:\ComboFix.txt) Can't load from Desktop:
in other words it starts loading, with the green bar. but after that stops and does nothing.

RRlog.txt (from RootRepeal) when trying to open it: says ERROR: attempt to write to addresss 0x014ac000

MGlogs.zip - normally it is C:\MGlogs.zip
Have run this, but the program kept saying that it couldnt write to C:\MClog.

Im attaching from the MCtools folder the HiJackthis.log (Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4-in lack of something better)..

What to do now???


Am runining a Sony Vaio Z-31 laptop
Win 7 home premium
SP 1
Intel core 2 Duo CPU 2,66ghz ..
4gb ram
32-bit

thank you for your help and assistance. highly appreciated.

Regards,
 

Answer:Computer is slow on start up, and uses 100% cpu usage on M.silverlight applications

Re: Computer is slow on start up, and uses 100% cpu usage on M.silverlight applicatio

Did you set the below proxy yourself?




R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyServer = 82.103.133.114:8080Click to expand...

Now go to this MGTools and download the new version of MGtools.exe. Overwrite your previous MGtools.exe file with this one.

Make sure that MGTools.exe is directly in the root folder of your Windows Boot drive, usually C:\ (Do not have it to your desktop)

Run the new C:\MGTools.exe and attach the C:\MGlogs.zip that it produces.
 

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Hi there,
 
My girlfriend tried to install some codec for a movie on our laptop, but she installed some infected software I guess.
Browsers like firefox are now called "f  i    re f  o  xx" (with spaces)  and don't work. I get pop-ups of anti-virus software on my desktop and browser. Also, the homepages of my browsers are some weird search engines. My laptop also became very slow in general. I think it's infected with a lot of wrongdoing stuff. Thanks in advance!
 
 
 
Frst.txt
 
 
Scanresultaten van Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Versie: 31-08-2016
Gestart door pc (Beheerder) op NABIL-PC (09-09-2016 15:11:37)
Gestart vanaf C:\Users\pc\Downloads
Geladen Profielen: pc & Gast (Beschikbare Profielen: Nabil & pc & Gast)
Platform: Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64) Taal: Nederlands (Nederland)
Internet Explorer Versie 11 (Standaardbrowser: Chrome)
Boot Modus: Normal
Handleiding voor Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
 
==================== Processen (gefilterd) =================
 
(Als een item is opgenomen in de fixlist, het proces zal worden gesloten. Het bestand zal niet worden verplaatst.)
 
(Intel Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\igfxCUIService.exe
(Optimal Software s.r.o.) C:\Program Files (x86)\PC Speed Up\PCSUService.exe
(Microsoft Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\wlanext.exe
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Answer:Keep seeing pop-ups on my computer, browsers don't work and slow computer

Hello  Welcome to Bleeping Computer.  My name is fireman4it and I will be helping you with your Malware problem.

Please take note of some guidelines for this fix:  Refrain from making any changes to your computer including installing/uninstall programs, deleting files, modifying the registry, and running scanners or tools.  If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing.  Even if things appear to be better, it might not mean we are finished. Please continue to follow my instructions and reply back until I give you the "all clean".  In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Follow This Topic.I suggest you click it and select Immediate E-Mail notification and click on Follow This Topic. This way you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.  Finally, please reply using the Post 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, unless they do not fit into the post.  I will be analyzing your log. I will get back to you with instructions. 1.Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode and save to your Desktop.Double-click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
Vista/Windows 7/8 users right-click and select Run As Administrator.The tool will start to update its database...please wait until complete.Click on the Scan button.AdwCle... Read more

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For the past few weeks all of the browsers I have are loading pages very slowly. I am constantly having to use Ctrl F5 to refresh to get anything to load up. I have IE and just tried out Chrome to see if it was faster but it is just as slow. I prefer Firefox and it is my default browser.

I have done Disk Cleanup, Defrag, scanned for viruses, ran Ad Aware and Spybot but there has been no change in performance.

I have DSL through ClearWire at 3.0M/1.0M. My previous provider was Verizon and I had DSL at 768K/128K. I never had this problem with Verizon but they don't operate out here in the 'sticks' so I had to go with ClearWire.

My question is--Could the problem be in my computer or would it be with my internet connection?

Thank you.

Windows XPSP3 PC
 

Answer:ALL Browsers loading slow! Computer or Provider?

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Today when i turned on computer it was very slow, the cursor spins forever before any browser opens no matter what browser i try, it even does it when opening folders on my pc, i tried rebooting and it takes 30 minutes to reboot. My Ipad and IPhone and laptop all work fine, so I know its not my internet..
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:03-06-2016
Ran by Charly (administrator) on DALLAS (03-06-2016 15:51:24)
Running from C:\Users\Charly\Desktop
Loaded Profiles: Charly (Available Profiles: Charly)
Platform: Windows 10 Home Version 1511 (X64) Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: Edge)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
 
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
 
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)
 
(Intel Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\igfxCUIService.exe
(Realtek Semiconductor) C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RtkAudioService64.exe
(Realtek Semiconductor) C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RAVBg64.exe
(Realtek Semiconductor) C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RAVBg64.exe
(Nalpeiron Ltd.) C:\Windows\SysWOW64\ASTSRV.EXE
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
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Answer:Computer very slow, Browsers take forever to load if at all.

Greetings CharlyRenay and to BleepingComputer's Virus/Trojan/Spyware/Malware Removal forum.My name is Oh My! and I am here to help you! Now that we are "friends" please call me Gary.If you would allow me to call you by your first name I would prefer to do that.===================================================Ground Rules:First, I would like to inform you that most of us here at Bleeping Computer offer our expert assistance out of the goodness of our hearts. Please try to match our commitment to you with your patience toward us. If this was easy we would never have met.Please do not run any tools or take any steps other than those I will provide for you while we work on your computer together. I need to be certain about the state of your computer in order to provide appropriate and effective steps for you to take. Most often "well intentioned" (and usually panic driven!) independent efforts can make things much worse for both of us. If at any point you would prefer to take your own steps please let me know, I will not be offended. I would be happy to focus on the many others who are waiting in line for assistance.Please perform all steps in the order they are listed in each set of instructions. Some steps may be a bit complicated. If things are not clear, be sure to stop and let me know. We need to work on this together with confidence.Please copy and paste all logs into your post unless directed otherwise. Please do not re-run any programs I suggest. If you encounter prob... Read more

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comps extreemly slow on the net all of a sudden. and even more slower when im using programs like photoshop. please, if anyone can, help me where u can. i would greatly appreciate it.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:45:06 PM, on 1/30/2006
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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
E:\****\AVWUPSRV.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliType Pro\type32.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_05\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
E:\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Derek\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.google.ca
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.google.ca
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Answer:Internet Browsers and computer are extreemly slow, help! HJT log

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Hi,
I have an HP Envy laptop that has an Intel Core i7 4700MQ and 8GB of RAM.
Recently, I have been having some issues with it. My web browsers fail to open (sometimes it works), and programs frequently crash.
I think it might be a virus. Can someone help me?
Thanks!

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Hello,

I've recently discovered that my computer has been running slow and that both Firefox and Internet Explorer crash when I visit certain sites (LordsofPain.Net & Webcour[email protected]). I suspect that these problems come from a common source. Any help would be greatly appreciated. If you need any additional information, feel free to let me know and I will get back to you as soon as possible.

Also, I've been having another problem whenever I insert a disk with a PDF file on it, I get this message:

Your version of {No Pconfig} can read files on this disc but you will not be able to edit or add to them.

I thought this might also be related to the problem.

Thanks.
DDS (Ver_09-02-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Brian Bustos at 14:39:01.02 on Sat 03/14/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_03

============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============

uStart Page = hxxp://www.google.com
uInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.local
BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper: {06849e9f-c8d7-4d59-b87d-784b7d6be0b3} - c:\program files\common files\adobe\acrobat\activex\AcroIEHelper.dll
BHO: Groove GFS Browser Helper: {72853161-30c5-4d22-b7f9-0bbc1d38a37e} - c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\GrooveShellExtensions.dll
BHO: Java™ Plug-In SSV Helper: {761497bb-d6f0-462c-b6eb-d4daf1d92d43} - c:\program files\java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\ssv.dll
BHO: Google Toolbar Notifier BHO: {af69de43-7d58-4638-b6fa-... Read more

Answer:Computer Running Slow / Browsers Crashing (FF & IE)

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 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.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.Follow the instructio... Read more

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Hello there,I was pointed in the direction of these forums by a friend as I've been having endless computer issues. I appreciate this computer is old but it should still perform better than it currently does.Computer Specifications:Advent T9204Intel Pentium 4 HT Processor 540 3.2GHzDual Layer DVD-ReWriter16 x DVD Drive250GB Hard Drive (7200 RPM)1024MB DDR MemoryDual Channel MemoryATi Radeon X600 PRO PCI-Express Graphics Card56k V.90 PCI Data-fax-modemStereo TV and FM Tuner CardWireless LAN PCI card 802.11GConnected via ethernet to Virgin Media (UK) Netgear SuperHub (VMDG480) Running Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 2002 (SP3)Problems:Extremely slow performanceAll browsers either do not open or close themselves within a few seconds of being launched (Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari installed)Computer often freezes/reboots itself (The fan often becomes very noisy at this stage)A lot of unused programs are installed on the computer and I cannot find a solution to delete many of them.If possible I would like a solution that would involve minimal file loss as I have some important documents on this machine. I would also like to avoid a complete system restore as I have misplaced my Microsoft Office installation CD.If anyone has any possible solutions to my problems then it will be greatly appreciated. Thankyou.

Answer:Very slow computer performance, browsers close themselves.

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 (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderPress "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 Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List 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 t... Read more

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My computer is running really slow & I don't know why. It just started it about 2days ago. I've got an antivirus & I've ran an online scan too. I'm not fragmented either. I havent done anything new to it, or anything else that I can possibly think of. I've even ran a checkdisk on my hard drive. It's not only when I'm online that it's running slow. Any clue why? Just in case it may help, below is my hijack this.
Thanks everyone for any ideas!
Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 10:44:18 AM, on 12/1/2004
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\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\AVPersonal\AVGUARD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\atievxx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVPersonal\AVWUPSRV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\tcpsvcs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\snmp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\BILLPS~1\WINPAT~1\WinPatrol.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Excite\PrvtMsgr\bin\x8IMPipe.exe
C:\Program Files\AVPersonal\AVGNT.EXE
C:\Program Files\Excite\PrvtMsgr\bin\x8SkPlay.exe
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It is running slower than normal, especially the browsers. My computer is slow to keep up with my typing, browsing, scrolling, and opening of applications. I haven't downloaded or installed anything "new" recently, so I'm not exactly sure how I could have gotten infected. I hardly use my desktop anymore, but need to start using it for school. I have most of my installed RAM available so I don't think that's the issue. 
 
Any help is appreciated. 
 
I'm using Windows 7 64-bit
 

Answer:Computer suddenly slow

Download Security Check from here or 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.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2. SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me.NOTE 3. If you receive UNSUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM! ABORTED! message restart computer and Security Check should run Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "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 Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeList Restore PointsClick Go and post the result. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to your desktop.NOTE. If you already have MBAM 2.0 installed scroll down.Double-click mbam-se... Read more

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i download alot of things(torrents,crap,junk),and i deleted all the files,but my computer is still slow. Here is this:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T7100 @ 1.80GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2045 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 182221 MB, Free - 107085 MB; D: Total - 8558 MB, Free - 7742 MB;
Motherboard: Quanta, 30D2, 79.2E, None
Antivirus: ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4.0, Updated: No, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
 

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Hi I was using my comptuer the other day palying World of Warcraft and just out of the blue it started going really slow, at first it thought it was just lag. I rebooted and I noticed Windows was also really slow. Every now and then it just freezes randomly for 5 seconds. I dont know how to fix it but a friend said I should post this here...Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 16:47:52, on 19/08/2006Platform: 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\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exeC:&... Read more

Answer:Computer Suddenly Really Slow - Please Help

Hello krisboyuk,

Welcome to Bleeping Computer

Sorry about the delay. We're all volunteers here, and it's been very busy. If you still need help, please post a new HijackThis log to make sure nothing has changed, and I'll be happy to look at it for you.

Thanks,
tea

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O.S. Windows XP Pro
Antivirus and other programs:

AVG Free
SuperAntispyware (Free Edition)
Malwarebytes (Free Edition)

Computer is fairly new (refurbished, only a few months old). Suddenly it became slow to respond when accessing websites. Where it used to take a website about 5-10 seconds to load, it's now taking 45-60 seconds or more. It might take me a full minute to go from one email to the next. Very frustrating. Sometimes a window will "hang" and when I bring up the task manager to close a website, it's often slow to do that and I get "program not responding...end now."

I update and run my antivirus, antispyware, and antimalware programs regularly.

Here is my HJT log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 7:32:00 PM, on 7/6/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.17055)
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:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\DrvLsnr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
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Answer:Computer suddenly very slow

I did an online scan at Kaspersky a couple days ago, but nothing showed up. Should I maybe try Panda or another one? Not sure if that would help.
 

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Two days ago my computer was running completely smooth and normal, but over night when i turned off the computer something must of happened because the next day, yesterday, it was running incredibly slow, start up was normal but then sometimes my computer would crash and get BSOD (Blue screen of death) later i found out it was my usb hardware crashing it so i updated it from device manager and no more BSOD but that didnt change that it was still slow, putting the computer to sleep to more than 15 minutes and waking it back up took 8 minutes. I tried to fix this by first seeing if it was a virus causing it, i scanned my whole computer and i found nothing, then i scanned for malware and adware. i found only one adware and deleted it, then i did a disk clean up, all these didn't change much, so i defragged my computer, it helped a little bit a little faster but occasionally everything would just freeze from opening something up or right clicking. Sometimes it gets so bad i need to go to safe mode, later, i got an error it said:

"Werfault.exe - Applacation Error
The instruction at 0x6c2e76ca refrenced memory at 0x6c2e76ca. The required data was not placed into memory because of an I/O error status of 0xc0000185.

Click on Ok to terminate the program
Click on Cancel to debug the program

It then gave me the choice, Ok and Cancel ofcourse, i had no idea what this meant so i just pressed Cancel and hope for the best, I've also ran into allot of windows Explorer error... Read more

Answer:Computer is suddenly slow

Quote:





Originally Posted by Faq1456


"Werfault.exe - Applacation Error
The instruction at 0x6c2e76ca refrenced memory at 0x6c2e76ca. The required data was not placed into memory because of an I/O error status of 0xc0000185.




Hi -

Your HDD may be failing.

0xc0000185 = STATUS_IO_DEVICE_ERROR = an I/O error occurred.

If the USB device(s) are unplugged, the HDD is the likely culprit.

- Run chkdsk /r

- Run HDD Diagnostics - http://www.techsupportforum.com/2828431-post7.html

Start with SeaTools for DOS.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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My Acer Aspire 5560 laptop got very slow 2-3 weeks ago, mostly when I'm online (Firefox & Chrome.) I'm not sure if its a virus/malware, but I'm starting here. It doesn't seem slow when just working on a document. I don't get a lot of error messages, it just takes forever to open a link/page/tab online. It seems the longer I'm online, the slower it is. If I close my browsing session or restart my computer, it's usually a bit faster (but not normal speed for my computer) when I first go back online. Sometimes when I close a browsing session & then get back online, I see a message saying Firefox is still running. Definitely slower the more tabs I open. I haven't (intentionally) downloaded anything new lately. I use free editions of Super AntiSpyware & AVG & ran full scans recently, but it did not help.

What I've checked: Please tell me if you see anything suggesting I should look at possibilities other than malware. I ran all related troubleshooting in System Maintenance. I deleted some programs I don't need running at system start & uninstalled a few programs I don't use.

Resource Monitor (checked 2x, but I have NO idea what to look for.)
Under CPU > PROCESSES CPU usage: 0-11% both times and Max Frequency was 57-69% once & 91-116% 2nd time. On the list of highest avg % CPU consumption; what shows up most (but changes): perfmon.exe, svchost.exe(DcomLaunch), System Interrupts, dwm.exe, lsass.exe,... Read more

Answer:My computer suddenly got really really slow...please help!

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today my desktop started running very slowly. Windows xp with SP2.
I have tried adaware and spybot with no success. I have now tried Hijack this and below is a copy of the log.

can anyone please help me with my problem ? thanks

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 18:44:16, on 30/11/2004
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\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG6\avgserv.exe
C:\Program Files\Sitecom\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\eEBSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\SAgent2.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\slserv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Fast.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\fast.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\taskswitch.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\ShareDLL\CtNotify.exe
C:\Program Files\ahead\InCD\InCD.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Keyboard\type32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\evntsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Browser mouse\1.3\mouse32a.exe
C:\Program Files\Multimedia keyboard utility\1.3\KbdAp32A.exe
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My girlfriend's computer suddenly became REALLY SLOW in the past couple weeks, and we can't pinpoint what may have done it. I've run every virus and spyware scan I can think of, and it's still not so good. I'm attaching a HijackThis log here -- anyone have any thoughts on which items may be slowing things down and generally don't need to be there?

Thanks.
 

Answer:Computer suddenly slow -- help!

Welcome to MajorGeeks.com, please follow the steps below:

Run ALL the steps in this Sticky thread READ & RUN ME FIRST Before Asking for Support


Make sure you check version numbers and get all updates.
Very Important: Make sure you tell us the results from running the tutorial...was anything found? Were you unable to complete any of the scans?...Were you unable to download any of the tools?...Did you do the on-line scans as suggested? etc.

After doing ALL of the above and you still have a problem, make sure you have booted to normal mode and run the steps in the below thread to properly use HijackThis and attach the log:

Downloading, Installing, and Running HijackThis
 

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My laptop gave me a blue screen when I opened it last night saying that it had shut down and was now restarting for a reason that I can't remember. I don't know if it's related, but about ever since then my computer has been running much, much slower than usual, and I have no idea what's wrong with it/what to do.

Here's a log from HiJackThis:


Code:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 9:50:25 AM, on 4/19/2011
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16766)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\DAEMON Tools Lite\DTLite.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\DivX\DivX Update\DivXUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastUI.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Roxio\Roxio Burn\Roxio Burn.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSTE08.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Contacts\wlcomm.exe
C:\Users\Vivian\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Users\Vivian\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\rundll32.exe
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Answer:Computer suddenly very slow

I suggest that you read this sticky: NEW INSTRUCTIONS - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help
Follow the directions and post a new topic here:
Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help - Tech Support Forum

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Hi. About a week and a half ago my computer suddenly got very slow. I have done everything I know to do, but it continues slower than molasses. Previously it had done well for a dial -up. Also have an accelerator thru the IP, but has never seemed to make a difference. I have always frequently cleared my history, use 'c cleaner' each time I disconnect from internet, defrag frequently, both generally and registry; run frequent 'malwarebytes' anti-malware scans, eliminate all but most recent restore points. The only different website I was on at the time was this one, which I hadn't visited in good while, and I know I didn't get anything bad here, so what else can I do to get my trusty computer back to where it was? I am using Mozilla Firefox, running windows xp, serpack 2. Please bear in mind that I am barely computer literate when giving input, and thanks for the input. My computer is to the point where it is getting unusable. :eek
 

Answer:computer suddenly slow, what to do

The first thing I check on XP machines that are reported to be running very slowly is the DMA/PIO status of the drives in Device Manager. There's a very good page here on the subject.

EDIT: How much free space (%) do you have on the C: drive?
 

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Hello I've tried all the standard fixes to fix this problemi.e smitfraudfix, jihntheripper, avg, trend house call i even have McAffe for comcast as my virus protection and security system.but i can't seem to find anything.Actually Trend house call found two worms 1 was html.generic.a the other one i can't remember i think it was kaputen.a or something.anyway I finally decided to go with HJT. i used it years ago to clean up and old comp i had along with shredder and they got the job done so here we go again.here is my HJT log file. i also have a getservices log too if that is need as well.let me know and I'll post that on my next reply.TIATbraddyLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 4:05:30 AM, on 10/12/2007Platform: 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\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\CDAC11BA.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exec:\program files\common files\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exec:\P... Read more

Answer:!i Need Help With My Suddenly Slow Computer!

Hi tbraddy,Sorry for the delay, this forum is overwhelmed right now.I don't see any signs of malware in this log. However, I need to see a fresh log to be sure.I see that you are running msconfig in /auto mode which means that you may have selectively removed some items in the past from the startup procedure. This can be bad if they are malware, so we would like you to reenable those startup entries by doing the following:Please click on start, then run, and type msconfig and then press enter. When the window opens click on the startup tab and make sure there are checkmarks in every entry. Then press ok until you are out of the program. If it asks to reboot, do not reboot. Now please create a new Hijackthis Log and post it as a reply.Dave

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I have a Dell Inspiron 1720 with Vista SP1. I got a virus about 2 weeks ago and re installed Vista. Everything worked fine for a week, then the computer became slow at some point. I use the computer for music production so I noticed everything slowed down because my projects were suddenly overloading the system.

Anyway, I have tried to work what is wrong. I have scanned with Kaperksy, Ad Aware, Spybot and not found anything. I have checked device manager and everything is working fine. There is plenty of space on the hard disk. I have checked programs running at startup and disabled any unnecessary. I have checked disks for errors.

So what else could it be? And everything worked fine for a week after re installing the operating system, then everything seemed to suddenly slow down. I had been installing a lot of software, but only programs I had on before I re installed.

Any help appreciated

Answer:Computer suddenly got slow

anybody?

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Okay, My computer is kind of old, it runs XP, and it has a 75 GB hard drive, 1 GB RAM, and it has been okay with things like videos and most games, but it has suddenly gotten REALLY slow. I checked it for viruses multiple times, and it won't even play YouTube videos in 240p without freezing. It takes 5 minutes to load Google. Could it have been something I downloaded? Or is it a virus the anti-virus programs can't find? Thank you for ANY help!-Drex96

Answer:Why is my computer suddenly so slow?

what have you already used to try to fix your problem?Some HELP in posting on Computing.net plus free progs and instructions 7 Medals

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Hi,
I've recently joined the BC.com forums and started reading a bunch of suggestions (mainly in the slow computer sticky), but the problem persists.
The PC in question was formatted 2 weeks ago or so by me. This PC is primarily for downloading torrents. I only installed the essentials for this purpose.
I've seen on other posts that people include a list of the software installed on their PC, as well as a detailed description of their hardware. It looks like there's a program that does it for you. Which one is it?

THE PROBLEM: computer is suddenly slow. I noticed it when playing Monkey Island 2 SE when the sound started stuttering and I also experienced a slow switch of menus. Following a suggestion from the "slow computer" sticky, I used PerfectDisk 11 Pro to defragment my 80GB hard drive (which had about 15GB free space). It took over 10 hours(!). Also, copying from and to the hard drive takes a long time, the same goes for extracting a WinRar archive.

I'm starting to suspect there's something wrong with the hard drive itself...will try to replace it.

Other suggestions are welcome,
coyote1982

Answer:Computer suddenly slow

Hi .IMO, if you are downloading/installing torrents...there's a good chance of the system getting infected.<>Not sure...what would be the purpose of such program...from your perspective?I use Perfect Disk 8.0...if it took 10 hours to defrag an 80GB hard drive, you have problems.I suggest that you run the appropriate hard drive diagnostic (long test, not short) on your drive.Bootable Hard Drive Diagnostics - Vox - http://usasma.vox.com/library/post/bootabl...iagnostics.html Hard Drive Installation and Diagnostic Tools - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/28744/hard-drive-installation-and-diagnostic-tools/ Louis

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Hey, so recently I let a friend use my laptop. I ran a SuperAntiSpyware scan and it found 215 or so Tracking Cookies (I know they can be harmless but most of them were adultworld, and other bad things).

Anyways, I cleaned the tracking cookies but my laptop is now INCREDIBLY slow opening any programs, logging into my Windows XP account, etc.

Here's a HJT log :

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 5:05:16 PM, on 7/12/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)
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\WLTRYSVC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\AluSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxsrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\MediaDirect\PCMService.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\WLTRAY.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\DellSupport\DSAgnt.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
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Answer:Have a suddenly slow computer! Help please?

please help
 

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I'm really not sure where this thread belongs, as I've done a number of thing to fix the problem, but nothing has worked. As the title states, my computer has suddenly become slower than cold molasses. I was on my computer one night, and it was working perfectly fine. A friend of mine texted me and told me that there was a new update for Star Wars: The Old Republic, and since I know that the updates take a long time to download, I figured I'd wait until I went to bed and I'd just leave my computer on so it could download it. (I set the screen display to shut off after a few minutes, but set the "Sleep when plugged in" to "Never" so that it wouldn't go to sleep and stop the download.) I woke up the next morning and woke up my computer screen, and all of the sudden it was super slow. It takes anywhere from 15 seconds to 2 minutes (and that's just an estimate) for Windows Explorer to open when I want to look at my files; it can take many seconds for the Start menu to pop up when I click on the Windows emblem in the bottom left corner; when I click on something in a program, my computer will freeze up (the mouse will move, but the button I click will remain dark, as if I just clicked it) for a few seconds before whatever I wanted to open up will load; and even my web browsers (yes, all of them: Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, and Chrome) will say "Not Responding" a thousand times more often than normal. I've done e... Read more

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about 2 weeks ago I got a BSOD. I took my computer apart, blew out some dust (assumed heat problem) and put it back together. made sure all connectors were in place. finally got it to boot up, ran malware bytes, cleaned up any viruses, uninstalled useless programs, made sure nothing was slowing me down. I had to reboot about a million times, but I got it up and stable, and seemingly back to normal in a few hours. It wasn't really messy, so not really sure why it did that. Now when I try to play star wars, the old republic, it runs at 1-5 fps. to check and make sure it wasnt my internet, I ran minecraft (no mods) in single player offline mode, and ran steady about 15-18fps. for comparison, I usually get 200-300 fps. I updated every driver I could think of, no help. someone on swtor suggested it may be my cpu, because both minecraft and swtor are cpu heavy, moreso than gpu, so that's where I'm at. I don't know how to check it, but heat shouldn't be an issue. under load my gpu runs about 70-80c, which is only a bit warm, and there was never any problem before.

my specs are:
i5 2500k cpu
7970 ghz edition gpu
750w psu
8gb ram
1tb hd

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) i5-2500K CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8174 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series, -1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 953766 ... Read more

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I'm using a laptop with a T5800 processor and 2Gb memory.
I'm using it for about 4 month and haven't had any problem with it till now.
Yesterday I turned it on and it took much longer then usual to start up, and when I'm using usual prog. like Firefox it stucks for a long time or shows me the right click menu only if i run the mouse over it.
I've tried to run ad aware an another spyware prog., it found some minor stuff and fixed them, and i ran McAfee antivirus after it was updated and found nothing.
I ran some app. on sandra 2002 and it found some havy files that i dont know if they may casue the problem. I cant find what was that app, but ill upload the file names, after ill find it.
For now here is my HijackThis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:34:38 PM, on 4/9/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16791)
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:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\acs.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\IFXSPMGT.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\IFXTCS.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
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hi,

Could some one let me know if I have anything bad on my computer - I have trend micro and it says everything is fine but I dont believe it.

My computer suddenly started going slow and I have a gut feeling somethings got into the system.

Thanks in advance

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:09:45 PM, on 7/15/2008
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\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:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\hpq\HP Wireless Assistant\HP Wireless Assistant.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\QuickPlay\QPService.exe
C:\Program Files\Hp\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QlbCtrl.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security\UfSeAgnt.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\MediaSource\Detector\CTDetect.exe
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Oh this is so frustrating for me because I DON'T know how to fix it. And a slow computer is just an annoyance.
Can somebody PLEASE PLEASE tell me what to check or whatever? I can do some things on the computer, but checking this kind of stuff out...I'm clueless.
Thanks yall.
D
 

Answer:WHY is my computer so slow suddenly?

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Hi! I have a HP Pavillion desktop(p7-1235)with Windows 7. It's been running with no problems for 5ish years now but suddenly started to crawl. Not just web browsers but opening anything on the computer. It goes through moments of where it seems to be fine but will suddenly be crawling again. I've also noticed in the mornings the computer will be off and when I go to turn it on it tells me it wasn't turned off correctly. (I recently moved into an old house and assumed it could be the outlet) I have ran malewarebytes, Microsoft security, and spybot with no results. I regularly disk cleanup and clean cache off it and try to keep it healthy. I was worried about the hard drive going so I downloaded HDtune and ran the quick scan but it all came back normal. I tried checkdisk in safe mode but it seemed to get stuck at 45%
Thanks in advance!
-Sierra
Edited: I was able to get chkdsk / r to run fully. It has been a lot faster since. Almost seemingly normal again. It stayed on all night without turning off on its own. However, when I restarted the computer again my desktop background went back to looking washed out (how it looked while it as running slow) and not the right colors despite me not messing with any of that stuff.  So if its not too much trouble I'd still like to see if there is another issue infecting this computer. 

Answer:Suddenly slow computer.

Hi ssee05 My name is Aura and I'll be assisting you with your issue. The symptoms you described are often associated with a hard drive failure, so I would like to test it with GSmartControl, which is more reliable when it comes to diagnostic than HDTune. Follow the instructions below please.GSmartControlFollow the instructions below to test your hard drive health with GSmartControl:Download GSmartControl and save it on your Desktop;Extract the content of the GSmartControl .zip archive and execute gsmartcontrol.exe;Identify your drive in the list, and double-click on it to bring up it's window (usually you'll find your drive by it's size or it's brand name);Go in the Perform Tests tab, then select Extended Self-test in the Test type drop-down list and click on Execute (this test can take a few hours to complete);Once the test is over, the results will be displayed at the bottom of the window. Please copy and paste these results in your next reply;Also, go in the Attributes tab and if you have any entries highlighted in red or pink, copy and paste their name in your next reply (or take a screenshot of the GSmartControl window and attach it in your next reply);

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Dell Latitude D810
Windows XP Pro SP3

I recently had a problem installing MS Office Ultimate 2007 with Accounting. First, to uninstall my trial version of MS Office Pro 2007 I had to use Your Uninstaller.

The Ultimate package comes with 2 disks, the first containing: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Publisher, Groove, Outlook, Access, and InfoPath. The second disk contains: Business Contact Manager (don't want) and Accounting. The first disk installed all of its programs great. The second disk, on the other hand, started trouble. When you install Accounting, Microsoft SQL Server Express 2005 is also installed, but for some reason when the SQL server was being installed the whole setup failed. Can someone tell me why so I can install Accounting?

Now every time I start my laptop up I get the following message for SQL Writer: "SQLDUMPER library failed initialization. Your installation is either corrupt or has been tampered with. Please uninstall then re-run setup to correct this problem." Is this related to the failed Express Installation?

On top of it all my computer that normally starts up and everything in seconds is now taking a few minutes for all of my desktop icons and noptifications to show.

Also, since installing MS Office Ultimate the icons in my notification area are rearranged and some are missing.

Can someone PLEASE help me put my computer to what it should be? That is, can someone help me fix everything?
 

Answer:Computer Suddenly Slow!

Hi

SQL Server is needed as basically Accounting is like a database and may need SQL, but its not the full SQL but the client frontend and thats all you need for Accounting and Access.

In Add/Remove what SQL entries do you see? items should start with Microsoft SQL Server .....

Also check Service for this one Microsoft SQL Server VSS Writer, if you find it set it to disabled, so we can uninstall without issues.


I would be tempted to uninstall Office and Accounting and the SQL Server listings if even only partly installed from Add/Remove, then use this tool Windows Installer Cleanup to check for any listing of Office, Accounting and SQL Server and remove.

Then run CCleaner and its Cleaner and Registry tools, run the registry one until no items are listes for removal.

Also check this KB article HERE to manually check for any left over files, folders and registry entries.


My reason for doing the above is that some leftovers from the trail version could have messed up the full retail install and install of Office Accounting.

Then make sure your in the admin account and install Office the main DVD first and reboot, if all ok then install Office Accounting and see if that helps.
 

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Hey guys. So I got a new gaming laptop for Christmas and up until recently it had been great, able to run anything I want to on the default graphics settings, etc. However within the last week a multitude of problems popped up. My computer was far less responsive while browsing the web, discord in particular made it lag like crazy, and I went from being able to run Skyrim with crystal clear graphics to not being able to run Saints Row 3 on the lowest settings at more then 20 FPS and not even being able to open up Skyrim (I could get to the menus, but it would freeze every time I tried to play the game). Not all games were broken (I can still run Stardew Valley, although to be fair you can run that on almost any computer) and I fixed the discord problem by reinstalling it, but I still can't run most of my games which is a ****** feeling. I tried:
Cleaning out my hard drive (which did make it less laggy when I was using the internet)
Checking for viruses (in both the default windows program and malware bytes -- no viruses were found both times.
I also got a strange error message when trying to play Dirt Rally -- while I was able to run it fine previously, when trying to open it now I got the message: "Minimum of Pentium D or Athlon 64 x2 required." While this could be related to the game maybe one of those components in the computer broke? I have no idea what either of those things are (I'm a gamer but not a computer gal) but could they stop working?

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Notebook Sony Vaio VGN-SZ430N
Microsoft Windows Vista Business Version 6.0
Intel Core 2 CPU T7200 @ 2.00GHz 2.00GHz
RAM 2046 MB
32-bit

I originally posted a thread in the Malware forum but was told that I should post here and reference my original post which has the following logs attached: combofix.txt, SASlog.txt, MGlogs.zip

http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=154802

I'm don't know what is wrong with my system but it suddenly started slowing down and when I am working with Gimp it freezes. I have noticed in the task manager that my amount of free physical memory gets down to zero very quickly. When I boot my computer there are two programs that come up, vaio update and Iobit SmartDefrag. I close them and they just open again. This happens about 3 times before they stay closed. I haven't even found Iobit in the startup menu.

I have completed the following:

Basic computer maintenance everyone should do ~ including deleting some programs that I do use on a regular basis.

READ & RUN ME FIRST Before Asking for Support

Vista Cleaning Procedure

My computer is still running very slowly...something is clearly wrong.

Thanks in advance for your help!
 

Answer:Suddenly very slow computer!

Look for Iobit in the C:\Programs
If you find it, open it and see if there is a setting to run a scan at startup. If so, say no. Look to see if there is a scan schedule set up and change it from auto to manual.

Your choice about Vaio updates. If it were my computer, I'd turn it off. I like to get my own updates rather than have things downloading and updating behind my back. If something breaks, then I can pretty well pinpoint what the softwre problem might be.

If you can't find Iobit in the Programs listing (not the Start menu/programs which is a different location), then download something that keeps track of startup things: WinPatrol free version http://www.winpatrol.com/
I was trying to see if it is compatible with Vista - don't install it until someone says it is.

Yes, it works in Vista http://www.winpatrol.com/download.html
 

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Okay so yesterday I decided to restart my computer at some point for no real reason and when it started back up everything was running extremely slow, since then simple tasks such as opening Firefox are a task. I've ran multiple virus scans all of which have shown nothing. No weird processes running, Temps are fine.. I have reinstalled my GPU drivers with no success. Another thing which I find odd is that if I boot in safe mode everything runs fine, not a problem at all. Another thing which I found odd is that Dxdiag is showing my processor as n/a.

My specs are:
i7-950
GTX 460
6GB DDR3 RAM
Running Windows 7 64bit.

I'd appreciate any help to try and get this sorted, Thanks.

Answer:Help with suddenly slow computer

Hi Milkyshake, welcome to TSF. Have you checked your disk fragmentation?

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Ok, I have just about a brand new computer. 1gig ram, Intel 3.33 GHz. Its been fast since I've had it, which was about a month ago(if that). Now, When I turn it on, it sits at the Windows XP splash screen with the ticker going back and forth for over 3-4 minutes. When it does finally get to where I can logon, its so slow the welcome music is choppy. It won't play music or video without lag, and this is a computer that I was playing high end video games on just a few days ago.

I had this same sort of problem about a week ago, I did a system restore and it was fine. This is not the case this time. I have also tried removing all the Usb devices, Nothing. I'm running out of ideas on what it could possibly be.

Also as a note, This happened right after a game froze (America's Army). And If I can remember correctly, It happened the last time right around the time I was playing this game. But I have played this game on here fine without problems for weeks. I have tried an uninstall of this game and deleting its file from the prefetch, Nothing.

Windows Fully Updated.
Antivirus/Spyware Protection Fully Updated and Computer Scanned

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:20:09 PM, on 12/21/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
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Answer:Computer Is Suddenly Really Slow

Hi

What video card and PSU are you using?

Also whats the temperature an voltages your getting?

Download Sensors View and let us know what temps and voltages it shows.

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A collegues laptop has been working fine, but is suddenly extremely slow. Scanned for viruses, clean, recently did full adaware scan too.

Here's a Hijackthis log, perhaps someone can see something that shouldnt be there:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:04:53, on 05-06-17
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\Panda Software\Panda Administrator 3\Scheduler\pavsched.exe
C:\Program\Panda Software\Panda Antivirus Platinum\Firewall\PavFires.exe
C:\Program\Panda Software\Panda Antivirus Platinum\pavsrv51.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program\Panda Software\Panda Antivirus Platinum\AVENGINE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\carpserv.exe
C:\Program\SwiftBtn\SwiftBtn.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\NWTRAY.EXE
C:\Program\DELADE~1\XCPCSync\TRANSL~1\ErPhn2\ErTray.exe
C:\Program\Panda Software\Panda Antivirus Platinum\APVXDWIN.EXE
C:\Program\USBDrive\shwicon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\NALDESK.EXE
C:\Program\CA\eTrust PestPatrol\PPActiveDetection.exe
C:\Program\Panda Software\Panda Antivirus Platinum\pavProxy.exe
C:\Program\Microsoft Office\Office10\WINWORD.EXE
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Answer:Suddenly very slow computer

hi, welcome to TSG.
yip, clean log.

Try running these tools see if they find anythng and clean off the dead wood!
go to this site and download these tools and once you get both
adaware and spybot, update both of them.

Set adaware to do a full system scan and deselect, "search for neglible risk entries".
Click next to start the scan.Delete everything adaware finds.

reboot and now run spybot

Spybot: Search and destroy.

Delete what spybot finds marked in red. After updating spybot hit the
immunize button.

reboot again
With CWshredder close all browsers and programmes and select the FIX button.

Go here and download Microsoft Antispyware Beta. First in the top menu click
File then Check for updates to download the definitons updates.

After updating look in the right side of the main window under "Run Quick
Scan Now" and click Spyware scan options. In that window put a tick by Run a
full system scan and then put a check by all three options below that then
click Run Scan now.

When the scan is finished, let it fix anything that it finds (have it
quarantine the items that have that option rather than delete just in case.
It is a beta program and there may be false positives)

Restart your computer.
All tools can be downloaded at the link below!
. Microsoft® Windows AntiSpyware
. cwshredder
. SpyBot search and destroy
. AdAware SE
http://www.majorgeeks.com/downloads31.html
download ccleaner and run it.

http://www.ccleaner.com/

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Our computer (Dell laptop inspiron 600m) is suddenly (like overnight) very, very slow. We have SBC yahoo DSL wireless internet. We have not installed anything new, nor have we downloaded anything recently. I am not talking just a little slow, it will take over 5 minutes to open a new page & it frequently gives up trying & just displays the page cannot be displayed page instead & I have to try all over again. I cannot even send emails, it takes soooo long that it gives up & says page cannot be displayed. I have brought up the control-alt-delete, but don't see anything unusual & everything is listed as "running". Once when I tried to restart the computer it was taking forever & gave me a message the "socket" was not responding. I told it to end now & when it restarted I went into the control panel to find it & there is nothing there that says "socket" at all. I have updated antivirus & scanned & nothing came up. I ran the spy ware scan & removed the tracking cookies, nothing else came up & it has made no difference. We also have a firewall which is working properly & an internet filter that is working properly. We have 45.5 GB free on the hard drive. I just don't get it, can anyone help me out with this, it's beyond tolerable.
 

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Recently (few weeks/month) My computer has been running very slow at certain points and my net has been dcing randomly. (never used to do this) which makes me think something is making large demands to my internet without me knowing and slowing my computer down in the process.
I've no idea how to go about this so I thought I'd come here and see if something of the sort is messing with it.
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64 
Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.17420  BrowserJavaVersion: 11.25.2
Run by Isaiah's at 2:27:51 on 2014-11-17
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.8130.5513 [GMT -5:00]
.
AV: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {17AD7D40-BA12-9C46-7131-94903A54AD8B}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {ACCC9CA4-9C28-93C8-4B81-AFE241D3E736}
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============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe
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:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\atieclxx.exe
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Okay...so around Easter my computer (Dell Inspiron 2650, Windows XP Pro)was hijacked by CoolWebSearch, which took me a while to get rid of because Ad-Aware couldn't delete it, and CWShredder SAID that it deleted it, but it never really went away. I also use Spybot S&D to detect spyware, etc., because for some reason my computer has all of a sudden been bombarded with it. I finally got rid of CWS. Then all of a sudden my Windows Media Player wouldn't open, so I redowloaded it and it worked. But now, after that, my computer is really slow and I can't figure out why. If I click on a button, many times it takes 5-10 seconds to even respond. Microsoft Word says it's "not responding" many times, and other programs shut down randomly. The computer freezes a lot (won't display text, there are sort of black boxes on parts of the screen, the mouse moves in jerks). My hard drive isn't even half-full, I run Ad-Aware, etc. a lot (it picks up something new every time), and I ran defrag a week or two ago. I tried to run System Restore, but it won't do it. I know that's all a huge mess, but I don't know what else to do.
 

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Hi everyone. I did something very foolish which was installing a program which I knew nothing about on my laptop. Unfortunately, that program was iLivid. My computer has now been infected. My browser has been hijacked (redirecting to a weird search engine), my applications I need for work cannot be opened (Adobe Lightroom 3.4) and my computer is noticeably slower than usual.After researching about iLivid malware on the net, I have come to realize that this virus is far beyond my skills of tech know how. I greatly need the help of the tech wizards of this forum to solve my problem. Could any kind soul please aid me? I will be forever grateful to whoever does. I have read the Preparation Guide and I will now continue to post what is required. DDS.txt logDDS (Ver_2012-11-07.01) - NTFS_AMD64 Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16450Run by lenovo at 20:58:08 on 2012-11-14Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.6048.3241 [GMT 8:00].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\lsm.exeC:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\windows\system32\nvvsvc.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\NVIDIA Corporation\3D Vision\nvSCPAPISvr.exeC:\windows\sys... Read more

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Greetings and Welcome to The Forums!!My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your malware problems.I have put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier and faster for both of usPlease 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.
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In August of 2009 I got Windows Security Suite virus....I was able to remove it within a day, and a few weeks after all of my search engines were screwed up and redirecting searches. That eventually stopped, and up until January of 2010. The Google Language changed to "elkland" and would not change back. However, I could still search.

Then, around May ALL search engines stopped working, the Google Homepage wouldn't load up, but websites still ran at a normal speed. I scanned with MBAM, and nothing was found.

Current Status as of August 21 2010: All websites run below par speed, Facebook is extremely slow, Youtube videos take a very long time to load. Computer Applications are slow, like iTunes. Everyting is just running below par and I need to fix this computer for the upcoming school year. Search engines still don't work. I guess Browsers in general just aren't working. I can still use the URL bar though.

Any help would be appreciated, I'm just very confused on what is going on and what I need to do.

Answer:Computer is acting up...Search Engines don't work, Applications are slow.

Any help is appreciated..... I have no idea what to scan with and how to get rid of this.

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Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:28-06-2015 01
Ran by Trent (administrator) on TRENTPC on 04-07-2015 15:56:06
Running from C:\Users\Trent\Downloads
Loaded Profiles: Trent (Available Profiles: Trent)
Platform: Windows 8.1 (X64) OS Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: FF)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)
(AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.) C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG2015\avgrsa.exe
(AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.) C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG2015\avgcsrva.exe
(Avast Software s.r.o.) C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exe
(Affinegy, Inc.) C:\Program Files (x86)\Belkin\Router Setup and Monitor\BelkinService.exe
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
(Windows ® Win 7 DDK provider) C:\Program Files (x86)\Bluetooth Suite\AdminService.exe
(AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.) C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG2015\avgfws.exe
(AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.) C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG2015\avgidsagent.exe
(AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.) C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG2015\avgwdsvc.exe
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
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I am having several problems, and am not sure if they are related. It started with messages telling me (in pop up balloons) that a virus had been detected. When I launched my browser (IE), it redirected me to purchase Antivirus Soft. I ran Malwarebytes, and seemed to have fixed this problem.

Now, I can't launch either of my browsers (IE or Firefox). WHen I try to launch, they never respond. My computer is also running much slower than normal.

The few times I was able to launch my browser, I went to ebay and signed it to find a phishing scam. I don't know if these things are related. Please help if you can!! Thanks.

Answer:Browsers not starting, slow computer, ebay phishing

Let's first go over the removal instructions for Antivirus Soft posted here. Walk through the instructions and re-run all of the steps provided. When finished with that, please post your Malwarebytes log so we can further assist in helping you fix your other problems if any still exist after re-running Malwarebytes. ***note*** Please be sure to update Malwarebytes before running.If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.

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Computer runs fine after every restart, but after about 30 mins of any game/program it starts to run really slow and internet browsers dont work, they open... just dont work.

here are the logs.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 10:51:39 PM, on 21/09/2010
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18943)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Windows\System32\Ctxfihlp.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\Volume Panel\VolPanlu.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Razer\Lachesis\razerhid.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Razer\Lachesis\OSD.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\DivX\DivX Update\DivXUpdate.exe
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\CTXFISPI.EXE
C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Ray Adams\ATI Tray Tools\atitray.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehmsas.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
C:\Program Files\Razer\Lachesis\razertra.exe
C:\Program Files\Razer\Lachesis\razerofa.exe
C:\Users\Larry\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Contacts\wlcomm.exe
C:\Users\Larry\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
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closing duplicate, please respond at http://forums.techguy.org/virus-other-malware-removal/951408-comptuer-runs-slow-browsers-dont.html

thanks,

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This Dell 1505 computer has suddenly developed problems. Weeks ago, the computer bagan to run slower and slower. It usually would not shut down from the Startup Menu, but the button had to be pushed. It often would freeze during typical, internet browsing on AOL It suddenly experienced pop-up screens requesting credit card numbers from AOL or Qwest, both fake websites. It occasionally won?t open IE or Firefox from either a ?shortcut? or from the Startup Menu. Even when it does open these browsers, it often freezes in a few minutes. It seems to be writing continuously to the hard drive. In working with Technical Support Forum, dds scans were obtained successfully, but twice the computer shut down with a blue screen memory dump while running a gmer scan with the message "problem seems to be caused by the following file: fxtdqpow.sys". It previously showed a blue screen memory dump after scanning for an hour with Microsoft.com/security/malwareremove, and ending on the open port scan.

I will provide DDS.txt (pasted) and attach.txt (attached) the Gmer scan caused the computer to freeze. Please help...


DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Kathryn at 11:11:25.82 on Wed 03/31/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_18
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2046.1484 [GMT -6:00]

AV: McAfee VirusScan *On-access scanning disabled* (Updated) {84B5EE75-6421-4CDE-A33A-DD43BA9FAD83}
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Answer:Computer freezes, redirects, slow, won't open browsers

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Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from Here

Note: If you already have Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, just update then run it.Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan (the scan may take some time to finish, so please be patient).
When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)
The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
Copy and Paste the entire report in your next reply .
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i recieved a microsoft update notification to install service pack 3 and when i tried to do that.. it didnt install correctly. ever since, my computer has been running slow. not so much with programs but moreso with anything having to do with downloading, visiting web pages, or anything internet related. it was a mission just getting on this website to post a log file. not sure if the service pack 3 problem and my computer slowing up have anything to do with each other or if its just coincidence. something else i noticed.. 'system idle process' is using around 99% cpu. any help would be greatly appreciated!!

also.. my java and flash dont seem to be working. and i cant get onto the java page to update.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 3:30:47 PM, on 2008-09-21
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\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\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exe
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Hi there,Within the last few months the speed of my computer has rapidly decreased. I have no idea how or why this may have occured. I have now tried all suggested advice on the other topics/pages of this forum and have been adviced to post a Hijackthis report here. Topic referenced is here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/259644/bitdefender-found-problems-but-cannot-delete/ ~ OB Another user said they saw things which worried them...?Please find my report posted below:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 21:36, on 01/10/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3, v.3244 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.3244)
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\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InterVideo\DeviceService\DevSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\BitDefender\BitDefender Communicator\xcommsvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\BitDefender\BitDefender Update Service\livesrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
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Answer:Computer suddenly gone horrificly slow

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

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Last night after shutting off my computer for a few hours while I was out of the house, I came back only to find that it suddenly ran at least half the speed it used to.

The bootup and shutdown time have increased from about 15 seconds to 10 minutes, all the programs take a similar amount of time to launch, the Add/Remove Programs menu is near inaccessible, and the taskbar frequently freezes up for 20 second periods.

It's odd because my computer ran 100% smoothly two days ago, and randomly began these problems after that startup yesterday.

Here are my system specs if that'll help at all:
- Asus P5Q chipset
- Radeon HD 4870
- Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 (3.0 ghz standard clock)
- 750W PSU
- 4 GB RAM
- don't worry about cooling, I've got that covered

I tried Googling for an answer, but this problem seems to be undiagnosable so far. Or maybe I'm just not that good at Google.
I also tried chkdsk /r (maybe that's the wrong one?), but that turned up no results.

I've ruled out possible hard drive or mechanical errors, since I built this system in January, but I will check the insides as a last resort. (I'm lazy)

Tried virus scans, turned up nothing.

I haven't installed any new programs recently, or downloaded any new files.

Same number of Processes under Task Manager as always. CPU Usage averages 1-2%.

The cause of this problem eludes me completely. I am stumped.

Answer:Computer suddenly slow overnight

Check temps and voltages in Bios.

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Hi,Topic pretty much explains it. Have run several virus scans and will continue doing so while waiting on your response. Any help is greatly appreciated. Here is the HJT log:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 12:54:57 PM, on 1/30/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)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:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\SpySweeper.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\PCHealth\HelpCtr\Binaries\HelpSvc.exeC:\Downloads\Hijack This\HijackThis.exeR0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157R0 - HKCU\Software\... Read more

Answer:Computer Suddenly Horribly Slow

Hello Stamper and welcome to the BC HijackThis forum. It looks like this was run from Safe Mode. There are no processes to speak of. If it wasn't run from Safe Mode then there ae some installation issues here.In any case, there are no signs of viruses or malware in the log. It is clean.It appears that there are multiple anti-virus applications installed on this computer (Avast and Norton). It is not recommended to have this because it can cause file access issues and if there is an infection the multiple programs can block each other from dealing with the infected file. I highly recommend that you choose which application you want to keep and uninstall the other one(s) to prevent these problems.Other than that you are good to go as far as malware is concerned. If you continue to experience performance issues then I would suggest posting in the XP forum here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/56/windows-xp-home-and-professional/ . They can help analyze non-malware related system issues. Let them know that you have already been to this forum and that no malware was found.Cheers.OT

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My laptop was running fine until just last night. I opened the lid and there was a blue screen (I forget exactly what it said, though) that shut down and restarted my computer. Ever since then, it's been running extremely slow. I ran a virus scan with Avast and MalwareBytes but both of them came up with nothing.Here's the log from HijackThis:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 9:50:25 AM, on 4/19/2011
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16766)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\DAEMON Tools Lite\DTLite.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\DivX\DivX Update\DivXUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastUI.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Roxio\Roxio Burn\Roxio Burn.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSTE08.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Contacts\wlcomm.exe
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Answer:Computer suddenly extremely slow

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 I 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.Follow the ... Read more

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i tried to update my firefox and got some problem saying it couldn't update and since i didn't have an A/v program at the time(have kaspersky now)my pc went slow really sudden after i let my lil brother use the pc. i know couple of things about security i'm not a noob but this took me by surprise because it's slow to the point where i can't load up anything. it takes forever. help me out i used to have the vundo infection but got rid of it.i'm trying to run a scan on my pc with kaspersky but it's way too slow. takes 10 minutes for kaspky just to appear. i know i have some infection just tell me what to delete(registry,HJT,system 32 dlls)

ComboScan v20070226.18 run by Admin on 2007-06-06 at 20:15:23
Computer is in Normal Mode.
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-- HijackThis (run as Admin.exe) ------------------------------------------------

Unable to find log (file not found).

-- Files created between 2007-05-06 and 2007-06-06 ------------------------------

2007-06-06 18:41:52 74396 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\klin.dat
2007-06-06 18:41:50 74908 --a------ C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\klick.dat
2007-06-06 18:41:47 146976 --ahs---- C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\fidbox.dat
2007-06-06 18:35:07 5408 --ahs---- C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\fidbox2.dat
2007-06-06 18:34:15 0 d-------- C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab<KASPER~1>
2007-06-06 18:34:15 0 d-------- C:\Documents a... Read more

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my computer turned very slow two days ago. I've been trying everything i know to try to fix it but to no avail. I've defragmented and used the error-checking on my two hard drives, done a full scan with avast - antivirus, downloaded malwarebytes and scanned, used the disk cleanup, downloaded HD Tune and run a test, i've increased the virtual memory above recommended levels, but still only helped to some degree. and CPU usage is normal and, even though it's using a lot more ram memory than my previous notebook on win XP, it is still using the same amount as before the computer got slow. I don't know what else i can do so i'm turning to others for assistance.first i thought it had something to do with google chrome, and i actually found out that i had two flash plugins installed but after disabling the standalone chrome flash the computer was still slow.I consider it fairly new since i bought it about 5 months ago.

Answer:computer suddenly slow but normal CPU and mem

There is a performance monitor the may work but you would have to construct the exact metrics. Sysinternals has some tools also for more detailed info.I'd run memory diagnostic and hard drive diags. I'd first start with a live cd.Guess booting to safe mode may be worth a try.1/3 of highway deaths are caused by drunks. The rest are by people who can't drive any better than a drunk.

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Nearly new Dell XPS 8700, 4 GB nVidia graphics, out of box Win 7 Professional, now running Win 8.1 Professional.
 
Today we were having problems with our Internet connection in the office, seems to be a hardware problem with our high-speed link but we won't know for sure till the service guy gets here.  In the course of trying to get it back we rebooted the XPS 8700 desktop (the main machine on which we do most of our office work).  After the reboot it appeared very slow - screen wipes took many seconds, etc.  After a while we noticed that the clock was lagging.  I timed it - one second on the computer clock took 7.19 seconds in real time (my stopwatch).  At present we are doing the daily backup, which looks like taking a couple of hours (my secretary is shepherding that while I went home to post this, because we still have no Internet at the office).  The internet problem is only at the office - I am using the same ISP and the same microwave link here at home, and it's working fine.  Something wrong with the receiver at the office, it seems.  Or maybe the router.  I have the identical router here at home and it works fine.
 
The only obvious oddity is that it wants to do an nVidia software update, and cannot because there's no Internet connection.
 
So is this a hardware problem, a CMOS problem, CMOS battery failure, or what?  How to find out?
 
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I have not installed new software, windows native software like windows movie maker etc... takes awfully long to open up - like 20 minutes. And the system is same as it was the day before.
Nothing has changed,yet drastic change in performance.
Specs:
WINDOWS 7 32 BIT ULTIMATE.....CORE 2 DUO E7300 2.6 GHZ DUAL CORE....
NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 430
(and new monitor with magic tune installed!)

I think the problem might either be in this magic tune crap or nvidia driver, since the transition are super slow- i think it is the nvidia- but i have a feeling i am wrong.

IN SHORT MY PROBLEM IS HERE:
temporary - YouTube

Answer:Computer performance awfully slow - suddenly.

Sorry guys, some bloody glitch, everything seems to be alright now.

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My computer was running fine until I downloaded an auto update for windows. Restart took THIRTY minutes to do anything and when it did, it showed the "you illegally shut down the computer, checking drives for errors" blue screen. I let it run but it got hung up on this screen for well over two hours before I forced another shut down.

On the next try I waited the thirty minutes for the disk checking screen and I skipped the checks, but it still took literally another thirty to forty five minutes for my desktop to be displayed. It just said "welcome" for the majority of the time. This is taking over an HOUR to start up my computer.

Safe mode mysteriously will NEVER start now. I've waited all day for it and nothing happens. Just a black screen with a bunch of white text for hours on end.

All I can do is start my computer normally, skip the checks, and wait. When the desktop finally appears, everything on the desktop is usable as normal. However, anything that appears in the taskbar (start button, tray items, anything) cannot be accessed via the taskbar and I have to use the ALT + TAB command to navigate my running programs. Internet Explorer takes about 10 seconds for my cursor to appear in a text box after I click it. Even scrolling cause the computer to "hang" for about thirty seconds. I randomly get messages that Internet Explorer has to close with an option to restart IE.

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Hi,

I'm new on these forums, and it seems like the place that can solve the problem that's been affecting me for the last few days.
As of recently, the internet on my computer has been been relatively slow for the majority of times.
My internet is prone to being slow when everyone in the family is using it, however, as of recently, it's been EXTREMELY slow and laggy when I play games and browse, and I have no idea why.

I tried system restore, reinstalling/uninstalling my network card drivers.
I use a TP-Link W951N V1 network card on my desktop computer.
Other things, I use a 2wire 2701 HGV-W router. (relatively old, yes. Yet, still works efficiently.)

I know I'll need to provide more info, so I'll update as questions are asked.

Thank you!
 

Answer:Internet suddenly slow on one computer.

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Hi, this is my first time on a computer help forum, usually I can fix whatever is going on myself, but for whatever reason this one problem has me beat so I am forced to start looking around the internet for some help. Now this problem is kind of hard to explain because it seems to happen entirely randomly. I can be away from the computer with no programs running besides the start up (which is just basic functions, kaspersky, and skype) and come back and the computer will respond like normal, except everything will jump around and take about 1/4th of a second for the mouse to move properly where I try to move it, if I am talking to anyone on skype their voices get chopped up because of how laggy its being, if I am playing a video game the character will move very erratically like my fps is at 2. The only common aspect of when this happens is that in my task manager my CPU usage jumps a little bit but not very much. Im not certain but I believe either audiodg.exe or skype has something to do with it, or some combination of both. Lemme know what other information you need to get a better grasp on this problem. I have hijack this and can post a log of that if it would help.

Answer:computer suddenly becomes extremely slow

Hi, welcome to Bleeping Computer .

System manufacturer and model?

Louis

This is the Win 7 forum...do not post HJT logs here .

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My husband's computer has been running very slowly lately. Opening documents takes forever and he has even had programs open at random when he didn't click them. I have already run for viruses and spyware. Removed all spyware and no viruses were found. Here is the Hijackthis log.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 8:37:22 PM, on 8/1/2014
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v10.0 (10.00.9200.17028)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Users\Christopher\AppData\Roaming\SanDisk\Sansa Updater\SansaDispatch.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\Hotkey Utility\HotkeyUtility.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\EgisTec Egis Software Update\EgisUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastUI.exe
C:\Users\Christopher\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Users\Christopher\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Users\Christopher\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Users\Christopher\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Users\Christopher\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Users\Christopher\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Users\Christopher\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Users\Christopher\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Users\Christopher\Desktop\Anti-Virus Toolchest\HijackThis.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\DllHost.exe
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Answer:Computer Running Very Slow Suddenly

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Welcome to the BleepingComputer HijackThis Logs and Analysis forum. My name is Richie and i'll be helping you to fix your problems.Apologies for the late response,as i'm sure you can appreciate we are extremely busy.If you've already recieved help at another forum and your issues have been resolved,or you're presently recieving help elsewhere then please let us know.If you have not followed the info in the link below prior to posting your log then please do so now:Preparation Guide for use before posting a HijackThis Log:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/If you still require help,please post a new Hijackthis log into this topic in your next reply.Also post a detailed description of the issues you're experiencing.*Note*Post all reports/logs directly into this topic,not as attachments,thanks.

Answer:Suddenly Suspiciously Slow Computer

Hello Richie I look forward to working with you again.I looked the suspicious things up, and saw that the BHO was the Ask toolbar from ZoneAlarm SpyBlocker toolbar. I already uninstalled it, so I'm assuming that can be removed?Same with the a2 Anti-Malware. Here is the HijackThis log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 11:18:35 AM, on 2/9/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16574)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\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\a-squared Free\a2service.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\PROGRA~1\TRISNA~1\SSI\SYSENF~1.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\SPEEDB~1\VideoAcceleratorService.exeC:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\SPEEDB~1\VideoAcceleratorEngine.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exeC:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apoint.exeC:\Progra... Read more

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About 2 days ago, I was playing this game called "Counter-Strike:Global Offensive". One round left before the game ended for us, all of a sudden I start to experience very high ping around 900+. I thought it was something small so I quickly exit the game and reconnected but the issue was still there.
From that day, I've been trying to figure out why my internet has been really slow. I tried a different game and apparently my ping was actually normal, so maybe I was getting DDoSed? So I actually took my dads newly built PC (built it myself, not a lot of programs installed onto it). I plugged the Ethernet cable in, DVI cable, mouse, keyboard, etc. It actually turns out that the internet is crazy fast using the same Ethernet cable, I installed "Steam", let it update and it was really fast, browsing on the web was great and just everything was smooth, so maybe my main computer had a problem??
I reinstalled windows 10 on my main PC, because maybe it could've been a virus and It was time to reinstall windows 10 anyways. I did a clean install, noticed some few problems in 'Device Manager' - I scanned for hardware changes, updated my network adapter and installed my NVIDIA drivers but there was this "PCI Simple Communications Controller" issue.



Troubleshooting I have done:
1. Rebooted router & plugged cable into different ports
2. Made sure everything was plugged in correctly
2. Disabled/Enabled & Diagnosed Ethernet Adapter
3. Did Cl... Read more

Answer:My internet suddenly became very slow only on my computer

You should read this tutorial to post screenshots to TenForums
https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...en-forums.html

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