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Slow Start, Slow When Opening Boxes, Can I Reinstall Xp Without Having To Reintall My Internet

Q: Slow Start, Slow When Opening Boxes, Can I Reinstall Xp Without Having To Reintall My Internet

Hi all
sorry for the long title but i read to be as detailed as possible

Rite .. im not a wizz with this kinda stuff

i have a Hp laptop that was workin fine when i first got it ... its been a while and its started to get very slow .. also i have a error msg telling me

MsnMsgr.Exe corrupt file
the file or directory C:\$Mft is corrupt and unreadable please run the chkdsk utility.

when i try and sign into msn .. it wont let me anymore

i have NO idea what this means

i did run it but nothing happened

my laptop also freezes

i was wondering if i should use my recovery disk to reinstall windows Xp and if so will i have to reinstall the internet as i dont have the disk anymore

Thank you for taking the time out to read

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A: Slow Start, Slow When Opening Boxes, Can I Reinstall Xp Without Having To Reintall My Internet

Before taking the major step of reinstalling your OS, try two things first:1. Delete and then re-install MSN Messenger (that will fix your corrupt file)2. Review the Slow Computer Troubleshooting Checklist that can be found here:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/44690/slow-computer/Regards,John

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My computer is unusually slow and it takes up to 10-15 minutes just for my computer to completely start up.

Here is the HijackThis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:34:18 AM, on 12/30/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows OneCare Live\Antivirus\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\AOLacsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\New Boundary\PrismXL\PRISMXL.SYS
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows OneCare Live\Firewall\msfwsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows OneCare Live\winss.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows OneCare Live\winssnotify.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Digital Media Reader\shwiconem.exe
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First my startup became slow, than all aplications were slow, and now my internet. i usea router and the same internet is faster on my laptop but its slow in my current computer here is a hijackthis logLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:20:32 AM, on 8/21/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exeC:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\SearchIndexer.exeC:\Program Files\Canon\CAL\CALMAIN.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\dllhost.exeC:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exeC:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EX... Read more

A:Slow Computer, Slow Start up, Slow Internet

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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If someone could help, I would be all so appreciative.My computer seems to be infected. Internet browsing is very sluggish, I get random menu box pop ups (eg. "A friend you recently added on MySpace has a crush on you...") as well as internet site pop ups. I have run VundoFix and it was finds a few files and prompts me to reboot so it can delete them, but they always reappear next time under a different filename.A copy of my logfile is attached but please let me know if further information is needed.KevinLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 11:45:56 AM, on 7/10/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16441)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AppCore\AppSvc32.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUScheduler... Read more

A:Slow Internet Browsing + Random Pop Ups (menu Boxes, Internet Sites)

Download the latest version of ComboFix from Here to your Desktop.Double click combofix.exe and follow the prompts.When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Post that log and a HiJackthis log in your next replyNote: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while its running. That may cause it to stall

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Okay, In July windows 8 crashed. I had to get in contact with HP to get recovery disks and reload it. It's been working great since then. Until today, It's been slower, automatically disconeccting its self from the internet. No, the internet did not go out. I verified that by my phone and another computer in the house. Now, the third problem is often times as I pass the cursor over an icon behind said icon goes black. So, if I click and drag as if I'm selecting multiple the whole section goes black. This, I got on video. Although it's cell phone recorded, I'll post so people can see.

A:Slow, disconnected from internet, and black boxes?

Here's the video.

Windows 8 being junk as usual. - YouTube

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Hello,I have a few problems that i would kindly need some help to fixFirstly, i have been and idiot and tried cracking stuff, yes i am sorry and i shall now buy worthy products.As a result i believe i have had my internet speed hijacked(is this possible?) and i need urgent help on removing these viruses.I also recieve an annoying icon at the bottom of right hand corner which reads (Virus Alert!) and then is followed by a small pop up box which reads:Your computer is infected!Possible harmful infection was detected on your PCThe system will now download and install the most efficentspyware removal program to prevent private data loss andyour identity theft.Click here to protect your PC from the biggest spyware threats.Here is my HijackThis log.Any Help Would Be Greatly Appreciated.Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 6:37:31 PM, on 3/17/2006Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)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\Sygate\SPF\smc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\A... Read more

A:Internet Speed Very Slow For 256k, Very Slow Start Up, Very Laggy When Multi Tasking

Did you follow the instructions here:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/43659/how-to-remove-spyfalcon-removal-instructions/If not please do so and then post a new hjt log as a reply to this topic.

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Im looking for some assistance on these two matters.

Firstly my Computer is taking along time to load up at start, I have only uploaded 1 new program in the last month or so and that is PPmate ( a Live steaming program).

I have also noticed that on loading up my internet explorer is very slow to load up my home page.

Please find Hijack this log below:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:02:36 AM, on 31/12/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\AluSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dlcgcoms.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Telstra\Toolbar\bpumTray.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell AIO 810\dlcgmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\WIND... Read more

A:Slow Computer on start up & Internet explorer runng very slow.

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PC has been quite slow recently on starting up. Harddrive has been a bit louder aswell. I get A LOT of random ping flucuations when im playing games (like counterstrike) which have gone down a bit when i did an AD-AWARE scan.

Already done an ad-aware se scan and a nod32 scan both have found some items and removed them. Any pointers from the log? Im on Vista Ultimate 64bit

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:01:32, on 31/07/2008
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16681)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Logitech\SetPoint\x86\SetPoint32.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Download Manager\IEMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HijackThis\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.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchA... Read more

A:Internet Slow, Start up slow - Hijackthis Log Included

Anyone? Reported it twice and no one answered :\ bumping it.
 

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Well, not sure what I did this time....i had issues a while back, you guys helped me fix them. Thanks again for that. I am not sure what i ran into this time. I will post my HJT, please let me know what else you need. I will also bookmark this thread. Thanks in advance guys/gals.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:41:49 PM, on 8/30/2006
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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido anti-malware\ewidoctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Linksys\Wireless-B USB Network Adapter\NICServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\WgaTray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Mixer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\RunDll32.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\cli.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\LogitechD... Read more

A:Not Again! Slow PC, Slow Start Up, Slow Outside of Internet

Hello justanotherguy,

You continue to get reinfected because you are still running unpatched XP.

IMPORTANT!:
Before we can proceed any further, please visit the Microsoft's Windows Update Page and install ALL Critical Updates for your system (except service pack 2 (SP2). SP2 should only be installed on a fully disinfected system.) At the minimum install at least SP1a for both XP and IE6. Without these updates your system is wide open to re-infection and we are both wasting our efforts to clean your system. After we have completed your clean-up, we will have you return to the Windows Update page and install SP2. We will also then advise you on how to better protect yourself online.

Please apply those updates BEFORE posting your next log. It is this forum's policy to stop the disinfection process until these basic updates are done. If during the updating process you get a message that your product key is invalid ....then you may not have a legitimate copy of Windows XP. Unfortunately it?s also this forums policy that we only address users with a legal copy of Windows XP.... therefore if you can not update Windows XP to SP1 we must stop the cleansing process here.

**Note** If you're having trouble locating the service pack SP1a here is a direct link to download it from.

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Perform an online scan using Internet Explorer with Panda ActiveScan
** click on "Free use ActiveScan" located on the top right hand corne... Read more

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Hi guys

Right here goes

* first problem is when I first start my Laptop I get a very slow startup on the windows XP start bar...(sometimes takes 5 mins to start up)

but this is strange if I restart the machine it starts straight away its just that first start up??

* next is the connection speed, my connection has all of a sudde gone very slow..... spoke to my isp who "think" i may have some kind of virus..... but Ive tried a few diff anti-virus in safe mode but still same problem.....can ny1 help

here is my hjt log
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 17:45:55, on 23/01/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5450.0004)

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\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\sched.exe
C:\Program Files\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avguard.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_05\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\vsnpstd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avgnt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
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A:Few slow start up and slow internet connection

hey guys Ive managed to work out its my isp is my intenet problem but.........


still having really slow start up times

I get to xp screen with the moving bar but that seems to move and go on 4 at least 5 mins :(


can ny1 help me plllllllllllllease :)


thanks 4 your help

Nicky

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RELEVANCY SCORE 71.6

My computer is very slow to boot up, slow to load IE home page (MSN) and very slow to open any programs. I have run Adaware, A2 anti malware and Spybot and cleaned all that I found as far as malware, spyware, etc. but to no avail. The lights almost constantly shows my hard drive is working. Any help would be appreciated. Below is my HJT log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:23:27 PM, on 4/6/2009
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\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files\a-squared Anti-Malware\a2service.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\fsproflt.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Rainlendar2\Rainlendar2.exe
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RELEVANCY SCORE 69.6

My computer is running very slowly, especially on start-up and when opening applications. Once my browser finally opens, I usually don't have problems browsing the internet, but even a basic operation like emptying the recycle bin takes 10 secs or more, opening app such as Windows Media Player, 30 secs or more, etc. Computer is only a few months old and was running fine until about 1 month ago. I have tried eliminating unneeded programs from startup option in system config, without improvement. Have 4GB of RAM anyway, with few programs, so don't think that was the issue. Have also done a disc cleanup/defrag. Malwarebytes can find no problems. Nor can my antivirus program, PCcillan. I have created system restore points several times, but they are deleted once comp is re-started.

Below and attached are my DDS logs. The GMER rootkit found no errors.

Appreciate any help.

DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSX64
Run by John at 16:04:58.20 on Tue 02/16/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.3838.2609 [GMT -6:00]


============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
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A:System slow on start-up/opening applications

BUMP, please

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RELEVANCY SCORE 69.2

I reinstalled xp pro and now my internet is super slow. I have a ethernet connection that was super fast before I reinstalled it. Help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

A:Internet very slow after reinstall

How did you reinstall?
From a system recovery or a full MS disk?
Did you replace the system drivers, network drivers, sound driver etc or are you
using the one that XP give you?

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RELEVANCY SCORE 69.2

I am having major problems since reinstalling Windows xp. I did it last year and it worked so well to speed up my system that I decided to do it once a year. Since I did it, however, and have reinstalled Firefox and all my other stuff, Firefox is constantly crashing. It tries and tries but cannot enter some websites (like yours) then finally after I try again and again, it pops in. If I have Rhapsody up, it will lock up then unlock. I have noticed that often it sounds like there is a lot going on in my tower, more than usual. Just now, however, even though I had trouble getting the internet to work, it wasn't making that noise so...I would show you what processes are running if that would help, but don't know how to post that.
 

A:After reinstall, internet so slow

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RELEVANCY SCORE 69.2

Computer was fine until I installed a new printer. Printer took over the internet and OneCare showed a pop-up "hp requires access to internet" every time I opened an internet window. I uninstalled printer, ran scandisk, defrag, spybot, OneCare for virus, and disk clean-up. I am not sure if all of this is interrelated. The fact my computer used to be fairly quick makes me think I messed something up or junk programs are interfering. Any clean-up help or troubleshooting is greatly appreciated. Here is hijackthis..standing by for further instructions....

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:16:36 AM, on 11/25/2008
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Windows\System32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows OneCare Live\winssnotify.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Update 3\VAIOUpdt.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony\Wireless Switch Setting Utility\Switcher.exe
C:\Windows\system32\igfxsrvc.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehmsas.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\ApMsgFwd.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apntex.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wbem\unsecapp.exe
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A:Slow start up and slow internet

BUMP, please

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RELEVANCY SCORE 68.8

Hey everyone.

So my PC began acting upa nd I have a feeling it started when I was looking for video editing software and came across a video editor called "softonicdownloader_for_Windows-live-movie-maker.exe" I'm sure it's a virus or something because problems with my PC began shortly after getting this.
I deleted and uninstalled what I could, went into safe mode and ran the latest updated version of malware bytes. It got 5 infected files that were deleted.

After doing so, I had little success. Here are still the issues with the PC

#1 Desktop and start menu programs won't respond. Can be clicked and the arrow with hourglass will show up, but with no response. Sometimes clicking on them will freeze and lock up. Sometimes they will, but it is only after several manual shut downs.

#2 Boot up is a lot slower, will stay on "Loading your personal settings". Takes longer than it usually would.

#3 Shut down is slower or will freeze. All desktop items and desktop will be clear, leaving just background, as usual before a shut down, and will freeze leaving the arrow cursor still there. Sometimes it can get past this after a wait and get stuck on the blue "Windows is shutting down" screen. And never shut down. This requires a manual shut down by pressing the PC's button.

#4. Start menu icon sometimes can't be clicked (Would require me to manually shut it down and turn it back on with a chance of it working), if it can, somet... Read more

A:Slow start ups, slow shut downs, slow or no responses for certain systems.

You need to start a thread in the Virus & Other Malware Removal section of this site.

Before you post though, you need to read THIS guide.
 

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Hey everyone.

So my PC began acting up and I have a feeling it started when I was looking for video editing software and came across a video editor called "softonicdownloader_for_Windows-live-movie-maker.exe" I'm sure it's a virus or something because problems with my PC began shortly after getting this.
I deleted and uninstalled what I could, went into safe mode and ran the latest updated version of malware bytes. It got 5 infected files that were deleted.

After doing so, I had little success. Here are still the issues with the PC

#1 Desktop and start menu programs won't respond. Can be clicked and the arrow with hourglass will show up, but with no response. Sometimes clicking on them will freeze and lock up. Sometimes they will, but it is only after several manual shut downs. If it does respond (such as clicking on internet explorer), upon closing out the program it will not respond again without a manual shut down.

#2 Boot up is a lot slower, will stay on "Loading your personal settings". Takes longer than it usually would.

#3 Shut down is slower or will freeze. All desktop items and desktop will be clear, leaving just background, as usual before a shut down, and will freeze leaving the arrow cursor still there. Sometimes it can get past this after a wait and get stuck on the blue "Windows is shutting down" screen. And never shut down. This requires a manual shut down by pressing the PC's button.

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A:Slow start ups, slow shut downs, slow or no responses for certain systems.

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Hey guys, i have a problem that i need you guys help me out
My computer was running a little slow then i decided to reinstall it
After i reinstall it, my computer works fine, but then when i connect to the internet, it extremly slows. My computer's internet speed is fast before but after the reinstall, it still connects but slow and reduced greatly. I hope that somebody can help me fix it
 

A:Slow internet connection after reinstall

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Alright, so I just moved from the RC to Windows 7 Professional. I did a complete reinstall, and after having some annoying issues where the computer couldn't find my wireless card, I'm now successfully connected to the internet.

However, now my internet speeds are abysmal! I tried updating the driver for my wireless card, and I know it's not a problem with my ISP or router or modem, because my other computer (a laptop) is working just fine.

Can you guys suggest anything that I can check or update to get things back to normal?

This is very confusing because I had no problems last time I did this, and the computer is essentially a blank slate... no firewalls to mess things up, no viruses... I'm totally lost. Thanks for your help in advance!
 

A:Internet slow after reinstall of Windows 7

Make sure you have the latest correct chipset and network drivers. If no Windows 7 driver exists use the Vista one. I assume you are letting Windows or Device Manager find drivers. That often works, but when you are having trouble like this ...

This is my preferred order for finding drivers:

1. PC manufacturer's web site,
2. Motherboard manufacturer's web site,
3. Device manufacturer's web site,
4. A "drivers" site, such as DriverGuide,
5. Anywhere you can find one that might work,
6. Let Device Manager try to find one.
7. Use Windows Update.
 

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I am operating windows xp witn IE 8 and this laptop is acting like it is 10 years old. I go to yahoo and click on anything and it takes up to a minute to open any article. I have a toshiba satellite that had vista on it but my hard drive went and i had xp put on it. It is just so slow opening anything it is terribly frustrating

A:Very slow opening anything on the internet

A slow computer on the internet is more about your internet connection. Check your internet speed at speedtest.net.
Go to Start/Run and type devmgmt.msc and press enter. In the Device Manager are there any devices with yellow flags? What is the make and model # of your Toshiba Satelite? Are there drivers available from the Toshiba site for XP for your model? If the computer shipped with Vista it may not have all the drivers you require, which would slow you down. Try running a Clean Boot.
Also, click on the link in my signature for PC Running Slow? and try those things.

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Hi there, my computer lately has been acting very odd since I got a new ISP. Worst, whenever I open a new internet explorer page or a new window it takes at least 5-10 minutes to open. However as I browse the internet it is generally fast and my computer is not that old. Spybot ran for a few days with not really any results and I didnt try much else only looked around for answers. Heres my HJT log any help is appreciated. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:27, on 2008-08-06Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.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\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\AOLacsd.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\DVDRAMSV.exeC:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_1_5\bin\fbguard.exeC:\Program Files\G... Read more

A:New Isp With Slow Opening Internet

Hello, zang. to BleepingComputer.comMy name is Billy O'Neal and I will be helping you. (Billy or Bill is fine, if you like.)Please give me some time to look over your computer's log(s).Please take note of the following:In the meantime, please refrain from making any changes to your computer.Also, even if things appear to be running better, there is no guarantee that everything is finished. Please continue to check this forum post in order to ensure we get your system completely clean. We do not want to clean you part-way up, only to have the system re-infect itself. If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing. I would much rather clarify instructions or explain them differently than have something important broken.Finally, please reply using the button in the lower left hand corner of your screen.I would like us to run a scan with MalwareBytes' Anti-MalwarePlease download MalwareBytes' Anti-Malware from one of the following mirrors:Mirror 1Mirror ADouble 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.
Note: Quick is somewhat of a misnomer. The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show ... Read more

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Hi all. I was advised by a friend to go on your forum to get my computer checked out. I recently downloaded one of this masked mp3s from Limewire and when I opened my the file, a website opened. Ever since this happened, my computer has been really really slow. Do you guys think you can help me out based on my Hijackthis log? If you guys need anymore information, please let me know. Thanks in advance.

Here is my Hijackthis log:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:27:44 PM, on 5/19/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\runservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\iTouch\iTouch.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy2ZS\Surround Mixer\CTSysVol.exe
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A:Internet Really Slow After Opening File

anybody have any feedback?

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I am looking at a computer with a slow responding Internet Explorer. The computer has a wireless adapter and has a good signal. No pop ups or other signs of malware / spyware / viruses. Internet Explorer just opens slow. I am wondering if it is need of repair. There seems to be decent speed going from page to page. It takes about 35 seconds for the page to load. Once loaded it moves along at a decent clip. Any ideas?
Thanks
Jerry
 

A:Internet Explorer Slow Opening

Right click on the IE desktop icon and select "Start without add-ons". If IE starts faster then an add-on is causing the slow down.
 

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so i was advised to d/l Hijack this, then post in this form for proper help before i remove anythingI'm on windows XP. i've ran freeware like Ad-aware and spybot-search&destroy but i dont think its getting rid of the real problemPlease do let me know what i should remove? thank youhere's my log filePlatform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXEC:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\cli.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exeC:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exeC:\Program Files\IPFax\FaxMonitor.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\AClient\Bin\XCDiffCache.exeC:\Program Files\Canon\MyPrinter\BJMyPrt.exeC:\Program Files\ScanSoft\OmniPageSE4\OpwareSE4.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iT... Read more

A:internet and opening applications so slow!

Hello! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. In order to see what's going on with your computer I may ask for you to post various logs from the tools that we will use to resolve your issue. Please also share with me any information about how your computer is reacting and behaving each step of the way as we work through this process.Please download random's system information tool (RSIT) and save it to your desktop.Double click on RSIT.exe to run it.Click Continue at the disclaimer screen.Once it has finished, two logs will open. Please post the contents of both log.txt (<<will be maximized) and info.txt (<<will be minimized)

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I have a Sony Vaio and I might be whining but it takes like 3 to 5 seconds to open a web browser. I have a fast cable internet connection so I do not think that is a factor. Why is it taking so long for a page to open? Please help.

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 8:50:14 PM, on 11/28/2009Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6002.18005)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Ahead\Lib\NMBgMonitor.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Ahead\Lib\NMIndexStoreSvr.exeC:\hp\support\hpsysdrv.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\PowerDVD8\PDVD8Serv.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\PowerISO\PWRISOVM.EXEC:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\winampa.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACDaemon.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\QuickTime\QTTask.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ArcCon.acC:\hp\kbd\kbd.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\uTorrent\uTorrent.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HijackThis\Hijac... Read more

A:Slow Comp/slow browser/Slow shutdown and Start up

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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(adding system info):
Dell M90, Vista, all updates current.
Wireless: AT&T Expresscard

Concurrent wil all this, something is resetting my trackpad settings back to default on every reboot. Solved this last summer by removing something from Logitech, but the problem is back now. Weird.

Internet MUCH slower than usual, responses sluggish on- and offline. System fans kick on within 2-3 minutes of startup. I've run all the usuals - McAfee, Ad-Aware, SpyBot, disk cleanup, and chkdsk. Hard boot after all that, then ran HijackThis:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:29:36 PM, on 2/27/2008
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16609)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\CSR\Vista Profile Pack\BtHidUi.exe
C:\Windows\sttray.exe
C:\Program Files\Wave Systems Corp\Services Manager\DocMgr\bin\WavXDocMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Wave Systems Corp\SecureUpgrade.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\VirusScan Enterprise\shstat.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\Common Framework\UdaterUI.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
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A:computer slow to boot, slow response, very slow internet, fans on high - HJT log

Any thoughts, anybody?

catillac said:


(adding system info):
Dell M90, Vista, all updates current.
Wireless: AT&T Expresscard

Concurrent wil all this, something is resetting my trackpad settings back to default on every reboot. Solved this last summer by removing something from Logitech, but the problem is back now. Weird.

Internet MUCH slower than usual, responses sluggish on- and offline. System fans kick on within 2-3 minutes of startup. I've run all the usuals - McAfee, Ad-Aware, SpyBot, disk cleanup, and chkdsk. Hard boot after all that, then ran HijackThis:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:29:36 PM, on 2/27/2008
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16609)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\CSR\Vista Profile Pack\BtHidUi.exe
C:\Windows\sttray.exe
C:\Program Files\Wave Systems Corp\Services Manager\DocMgr\bin\WavXDocMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Wave Systems Corp\SecureUpgrade.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\VirusScan Enterprise\shstat.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\Common Framework\UdaterUI.exe
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Hello everyone!

First, I am no expert in computer nor networking. I have been having some issues for a long time but it has been getting pretty bothersome lately. My net used to drop for half a second or become very slow for little period of time (sometimes a couple minutes ranging to half an hour) but now it drops even when opening web pages and such (the page will slowly load, the internet connection will go down for half a second, making skype call drop as well and then come back right after). It has been like that for a couple months at least.

The net is usualy slow and it used to be rather fast, even with the same equipment. Speedtest says the uploading speed is fine but download speed is awful.

I have tried using multiple browsers to see if it was not just one. I currently am using chrome the most but tried with other internet software(Firefox, internet explorer) but the problem remains the same. I also ran most anti virus and anti malware cleaning tools I have (Malware bites, Adw cleaner, Hitman Pro, etc). I though it could of been a virus but then, even after the cleaning tools, the problem was still present.

My internet provider is Comcast (nothing else available around here). About two weeks ago, the net was doing great for about a week and started doing bad again after that. That happens once in a while where the net does well but then goes back to being quite unstable.

The net was fine as I used my cellphone's skype but it still was slow on my computer. ... Read more

A:Internet drops when opening a web page/slow internet

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This is a problem that is driving me crazy and I would like to get it fixed.

When I open my IE7 it states it's "connecting..." for 12 seconds before it will pull up my home page. This also happens when I open a new tab.

Otherwise I am very pleasesed with the new Internet Explorer.

Any Ideas Why it is opening so slowly?
Mark
 

A:Solved: Internet Explorer 7 is slow when opening

I think IE7 is "Vista looks" so that why it opening slowly.
 

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Hi all. I accidentally downloaded one of those masked mp3s from Limewire and when I opened the file, a website popped up. Ever since then, my internet and computer has been ridiculously slow. Do you guys think you can maybe tell me what's wrong based on my Hijackthis log? Thanks a lot.

If you guys need anymore information, I'm sorry for not providing it. Please ask me.
Here it is:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:21:57 PM, on 5/21/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\runservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\iTouch\iTouch.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy2ZS\Surround Mixer\CTSysVol.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy2ZS\DVDAudio\CTDVDDet.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_04\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\MouseWare\system\em_exec.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BackWeb-8876480.exe
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A:Computer and Internet slow after opening fake mp3

anybody have any feedback whatsoever?

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Internet is running extremely slowly and often times out. When I click on a link from Google it often takes me to a different page.
DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by JCh at 2:14:20.59 on Thu 07/01/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_11
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.61.1033.18.3062.2080 [GMT 11:00]

AV: Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {FB06448E-52B8-493A-90F3-E43226D3305C}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k eapsvcs
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k dot3svc
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HTTPFilter
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\RegSrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\tcpsvcs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\snmp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\VPTray.exe
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A:Slow internet and wrong pages opening

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. Please include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.Even if you have already provided information about your PC, we need a new log to see what has changed since you originally posted your problem.Please download OTL from following mirror:This is THE MirrorSave it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.Push the button.Two reports will open, copy and paste them in a reply here:OTL.txt <-- Will be openedExtra.txt <-- Will be minimizedIn the upper right hand corner ... Read more

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Recently my computer has been running very slow. It begins when I'm waiting for the desktop icons to appear to opening any file or application. It's also slow just opening the internet. Please advise.

A:Very slow startup and opening files and Internet

Lets download AdwCleaner

Save to the Desktop

Right-click on adwcleaner.exe and choose Run as administrator

Click the Search button

Upload the AdwCleaner[Sn].txt in your reply.



   Note
The log file is at C:\AdwCleaner[Sn].txt

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Hi friends
 
Having yet another problem with this dang pc. Chrome has been starting to open multiple process even though I chose to turn that ability off (running apps in the background after closing the browser). Every webpage I go to is lagging. Facebook is constantly freezing, to the point I'm having to do a hard shut down. I have Windows 8, Avast (paid) and Malwarebytes (paid). Nothing is being found. Please help!

A:Windows 8~Chrome opening Multiple processes, slow pc, slow browser...

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 (MBAM) to your desktop.NOTE. If you already have MBAM 2.0 installed scroll down.Double-click ... Read more

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For some odd reason, in the past 4 weeks, my streaming video has become VERY slow, and I do not know why. I have a high-speed cable connection, the same I have had for the past 6 months. It is slow, sound-with-stil-images and/or constantly rebuffering, and this is true with WIndows Media, Winamp, Realplayer and even Flash videos (on YouTube for example). I cannot take it anymore. I tried this Hijackthis thing, and this is my log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 3:58:08 PM, on 7/22/2006
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:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Acer\eManager\anbmServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\acer\epm\epm-dm.exe
C:\Program Files\Launch Manager\QtZgAcer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SM1BG.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\Sophos\Remote Update\cachemgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\sophos\remote update\imonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\acer\eRecovery\Monitor.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
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A:Slow internet, slow video streaming, slow computer... aaaaah!

Please, somebody.
 

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I'm having a problem with my fairly new laptop where it seems to be using more Internet bandwidth than it should. In Safe Mode with networking, it works fine. I'm considering reinstalling Windows but wondering if that's the best option and if so, how to go about it.
 
My laptop runs Windows 7 and when it's in normal mode, connected our wireless Internet connection, it seems to slow the connection down considerably for the other two devices on the network (my phone and my flatmate's laptop). We've just been testing it in various combinations and the connection works normally when my laptop is off, but it also works fine and at a good speed when my laptop is in Safe Mode with networking. I'm not sure what's slowing it down - I have Norton and have run a scan as well as the Power Eraser tool, and neither of them picked up anything, but I'm concerned I might have a virus.
 
I'm not really sure what to do next, but I guess I might have to try reinstalling Windows. 
 
I'd be really grateful for any suggestions of what the problem might be - and if you think I should reinstall Windows, if you have any suggestions for guides to doing that. I haven't reinstalled Windows before, so I'm not entirely sure what I'm doing and was planning to just Google 'windows 7 reinstall' or what have you.
 
Thanks for your help.
 
 

A:Internet slow, but fast in safe mode - reinstall Windows?

I would uninstall...then reinstall...the driver for the wireless LAN.
 
Louis

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Having problems with xp booting very slow and my IE homepage has been changed to [url=http://search.conduit.com/Violation.htm]http://search.conduit.com/Violation.htm[/url] I can't use IE because it crashes all the time.Any help will be greatly appreciatedThanksLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 9:56:32 PM, on 09/10/09Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exeC:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.EXEC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Intuit\QuickBooks\QBCFMonitorService.exeC:\Program F... Read more

A:Slow Bootup and slow opening windows. IE homepage hacked

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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I have windows xp.The latest internet explorer.Chrome and firefox run great.The problem i'm having is with internet explorer.Going to yahoo email,it can take 20-30 seconds to open maybe longer.If I go to A page sometimes the same thing.I've run the anti virus also maleware bites,no problems.I've done the defrag,and disk cleanup nothing helps.I type run then type iexploer.exe it goes to my homepage.
 

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Hi There,

My computer has started running really slowly and crashing more frequently and jsut behaving strangely and getting hung up some times. THere doens't seem to be any particular pattern to it.

Also, sometimes when I open internet explorer, new internet explorer windows jsut keep opening up! they don't seem to stop so I hit crtl, alt,dlt and go into task manager and quit it.

ANy help would be greatly appreaciated!!
HJT log is below.

Thanks in advance!!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 3:44:39 PM, on 5/30/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16827)
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\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\PIF\{B8E1DD85-8582-4c61-B58F-2F227FCA9A08}\PIFSvc.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
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A:Internet explorer opening a LOT of windows and computer slow!

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Gentlemen,

Pse help as I m cut out from the world...None of my routine websites e.g. gmail for email, linked in for jobsearch, facebook n youtube to kill time are opening from my lenovo 3000 Y500 laptop...I got 32 bit win 7...2 gb ram...thats all i know...celeron processer...Yday I got update from windows and after that this issue happened...Previously IE couldnt open...Today after accepting last good configuration after pressing f8 ie works...But even with google chrome, firefox 20.0.1 n ie 10 I cant open facebook and linkedin, youtube, gmail takes too long to load and at times dont load...Other sites work fine...sometimes I get yellow sign under wireless signals and shows not connected to internet n then it comes back up n running...Local shop guy told me to reinstall drivers for lan n wlan and it issue is not resolved then format system...Could this be an attack? Can any one help me to fix it without formatting? Please advise on sos basis...Thanking you in advance

A:Gmail, linkedin, youtube, facebook not opening n internet slow

Download the attached file and save it on the desktop.
Then right click on it and click on "Run as administrator".

Running this file will reboot your computer. Close all open windows before running this fix.
flush.bat

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First off, let me thank you all for this helpful forum.
I have had issues with Internet Explorer performing slow as well as opening incorrect pages when clicking on any link. I have performed virus/spyware/malware scans using PC-cillin and have not been able to detect anything. Can you please help. (sorry if I have not given enough information, I'm new to this)

DDS (Ver_09-02-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Brittany at 21:43:51.78 on Wed 02/04/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.6001.18000
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6001.1.1252.1.1033.18.3070.1533 [GMT -6:00]

AV: Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security 2007 *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)
FW: Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security (Firewall) *enabled*

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
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A:Internet Explorer Slow and Opening Wrong Pages from links

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a description of your problem, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.comDDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results, click no to the Optional_ScanFollow the ... Read more

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Opening post:Over the past time my Internet has been slowed down because of internet adverts/pop ups. The problem is that these adverts/pop ups are also open even when I do not have any browsers open, etc., so I cannot simply close them or whatever. By opening the resource monitor, it shows three major demanding adverts/pop ups/virus/whatever you want to call it (the amount varies, though, from 1 to 3), and they're all called "compatibilitycheck.exe". I have tried ending the process, the process tree (in English, I think) and deactiviting the process, but after a few minutes they all pop back up again anyway. As a result, and this being the only thing to my knowledge to somewhat temporarily fight it, I am not i.e. able to play games or hang out in a teamspeak due to a jumping ping.Important notes:- My Internet is fine; the adverts/pop ups/etc. are the problem; I've tested the connection through other pcs in the house.- I cannot use any anti-virus software/programmes because I am using a school laptop and have limited access. - I cannot install another anti-virus software/programme to clean my laptop because of various reasons that need not be mentioned.- If of any help, the current anti-virus software/programme is called "System Center Endpoint Protection".Any help is appreciated, and I'll try to answer any additional questions that you might have.Thanks already in advance,RhenciusEdit: Topic moved from Windows 7 to the more appropriate forum.~ Animal

A:Internet connection slow downs/adverts [Opening Post]

Welcome aboard   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 (MBAM) to your desktop.NOTE. If you already have MBAM 2.0 installed scr... Read more

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Everything on my PC has slowed down lately. I regularly clean the registry (UniBlue Registry Booster) and defrag my hard drive, but that's as technical as I get. My PC takes about 5 minutes to boot up, and my internet connection is very slow and times out on a lot of sites, though my ISP insist it's all working perfectly.Is there anything in the following log that could be causing problems?Logfile of random's system information tool 1.04 (written by random/random)Run by Helen at 2008-12-12 13:18:12Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3System drive C: has 120 GB (51%) free of 234 GBTotal RAM: 1023 MB (23% free)Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 13:18:14, on 12/12/2008Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\PROGRA~1\TALKTA~1\backweb\81720\Program\SERVIC... Read more

A:Slow start-up, slow browsing, slow performance

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a description of your problem, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below a staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.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 explanation about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results, click no to the Optional_ScanFollow the instructions that pop up for posting the results.Close the program window, and delete the program from your desktop.Please note: You may have to disable a... 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

A: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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Right... So I've got some problems...
-It started just a while ago when I suddenly started getting all of these pop-ups. One of the appeared to be a virus-scanner advising me to buy or download it. I didn't really heed that one.
-Right after that, my own computer started giving me messages saying 'you're computer is infected'. That, and the machine itself started crackling like some sort of coffee machine or something. When I clicked on the message balloon I told you about earlier, I got the same popup.
-A curious thing that has happened also: I just restarted the computer, and it went REAAAALLLY slow.
-Another curious thing: my computer has suddenly decided to get a mind of its own, it appears. At random moments, it opens up random maps (usually my documents).
-I can't do anything on the internet anymore. All websites I choose to visit, just don't appear. It appears as thought they are blocked somehow. The browsers do say they're "done loading the webpage", but all I get is a white screen. And in the case of internet explorer, a message saying the program doesn't respond -_-'. I actually have to get help on my sister's computer XD
-The final, and most troubling thing of all: I just attempted to restart the computer, and I don't get anything done anymore. When I click on my icon in the startup screen, the 'startup sequence' begins, I can see my wallpaper and all, and then it completely stops... N... Read more

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I would greatly appreciate any help you could provide. I am running Windows XP - SP3. The system has slowed a lot and Internet Explorer keeps opening multiple windows on it's own. I receive a message at startup on a black screen " Invalid boot.ini" It continues to say it is booting from and it flashes off the screen before I can read it. I ran DDS and have included the two files it produced. When I attempt to run Gmer my system, or the program itself, locks up. After clicking on the GMER.exe file, it loads and then automatically begins a scan of /system then becomes "unresponsive". Once I got the blue screen after running GMER, and it read "STOP: c000021a {Fatal System Error} The Windows Logon Process system process terminated unexpectedly with a status of 0xc0000005 (0x00000000 0x00000000) The system has been shut down. A couple of other times GMER was "Not Responding". Once again thanks in advance for your assistance. I have enabled the email notification and set it to notify me immediately.DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Charlie and Erinn at 13:09:20.78 on Wed 06/30/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_20Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3070.2359 [GMT -4:00]AV: System Shield *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {2565CEEE-6BDB-4A6D-AD6D-F682F2695014}FW: iolo Personal Firewall *enabled* {38254411-9AEC-4967-913E-F892C2A4DF89}============== Running Processes ... Read more

A:Windows XP SP3 - Internet Explorer Opening by itself - computer running slow and crashing

Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Options. If you click on this in the drop-down menu you can choose Track this topic. By doing this and then choosing Immediate E-Mail notification and then clicking on Proceed you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.Note** If you are having problems posting the complete log into this thread upload them here http://www.rapidshare.com/ and post the links in this thread We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.I order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is ... Read more

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Can someone please check if there is anything on the attached HJT log which would slow a boot up and slow down opening web pages on my WindowsXP pc.

Many thanks
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 21:35:07, on 06/09/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy2ZS\Surround Mixer\CTSysVol.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy2ZS\DVDAudio\CTDVDDet.EXE
C:\Program Files\Thrustmaster\Thrustmapper\TMTMTSR.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Nokia\NCLTools\N... Read more

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