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Sons gaming computer is running very slowly

Q: Sons gaming computer is running very slowly

I bought my son a custom made gaming computer for christmas. He plays online (Fortnite maily). The computer is very slow and when I go to task manager it says that 99% of disc space is being used. I am attaching my diagnostic page. Please let me know if you need any other info. Hopefully this is an easy/cheap fix.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Six-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 23 Model 1 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 12
RAM: 4028 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070, -1 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 1839 GB (1784 GB Free); D: 23 GB (4 GB Free);
Motherboard: ASRock, AB350 Gaming K4
Antivirus: Avast Antivirus, Enabled and Updated

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Preferred Solution: Sons gaming computer is running very slowly

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Hello, why is my gaming pc running slowly?
It started like 2 weeks ago when i played H1Z1.
I have almost everything on low graphic settings (pro settings) i have like 160 fps when i play but sometimes it drops down to 25-40fps for like 5 seconds and then it goes back to normal.
It's not just in h1z1 it is in csgo, Infestation NewZ, Dayz, and more, it is so annoying because i can't play like normal.

Specs
Intel core i7 7700k 4.20 ghz processor
Asus Geforce GTX 1060 Dual OC 6GB graphic card
Asus Strix Z270E Gaming motherboard
Corsair Vengeance LPX 4GB 2400MHz DDR4 x4 so i have 16GB ram
Corsair Builder Series CX600 V2 600watt PSU
Be Quiet Pure Rock processor cooler
Samsung ssd 931GB
I think thats all.

PS. I built the computer 2 months ago.
 

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Please help, my computer isn't very useful right now. Here's the deal:

1. My computer keeps on freezing up on me, and I don't even have many programs running. When my computer finally starts up, I log onto windows, and it takes seriously two or three minutes for windows to load; two weeks ago it took 20-30 seconds for windows to load. When windows finally loads, and I click on a program (ie. Internet Explorer or Opera Web Browser), it takes another five to seven minutes for one the programs to appear on the screen, then another minute or two for the program to load. When I close a program, it does one of two things; my computer will freeze, and I'll have to restart it; or, it will take a couple of minutes to close the program. And I'm just working with the basics; Internet explorer, opera, open office, and windows media. I'm trying to add music to my newly added iTunes library, but that's almost impossible.

2. My computer won't shut down. This computer is only seven months old, it's too young for such problems. When I go to shut my computer down, I select the shut down icon from the start menu, and expect my computer to shut down. Rather than shutting down, windows pop up telling me that the programs that I had been running are not responding, and I have the option to wait or end the program. I end the program, and the window comes up again, it's almost like my computer isn't properly responding to its commands. Again ... Read more

A:Computer repeatedly freezing; running slowly; shuts down and starts up very slowly

Try posting a hiJack this log here and I'm sure the good people will take a look for you

http://www.majorgeeks.com/download3155.html
 

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Hi. My computer has been running much slower than normal. When you open a new window or even try to select a user from the first screen, it really takes its time. Even once the window is open, you can still hear the wheels turning inside the box like it is really struggling to run its basic operating system. When you type something into a web page text box, there is a lag from when I press the key to when the letter shows up.

I have Windows XP and an AMD processor (I don't know which one).

Thanks
Eric
 

A:Computer running slowly-windows open slowly

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when i close out of firefox the cpu for the process firefox.exe goes immediately to 99% and will usually cause my computer to freeze unless i end the process instead of closing firefox normally.
when i close out of steam games, my computer will run slower than usual, even if i end all processes related to steam. my computer will stay at this slowed speed untill i restart my computer.

here is my HJT log, if any other information is needed please tell me.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:10:54 PM, on 6/14/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16850)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NetworkAccessManager\bin\nSvcIp.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NetworkAccessManager\bin\nSvcLog.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\nTune\nTuneService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exe
C:\Program Files\Silicon Image\3114-W-I32-R SATARAID5\SATARaid5ConfigService.exe
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A:computer running slowly and freezing after running firefox and steam games

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SO i run ADWcleaner and saw it listed 3 entries , I have not as yet cleaned them or anything , I am going to wait for the excellent advice from people here first.
 
I have not noticed any strange behavior except when switching between open tabs the cicular blue thing spins now when it never used to before.
 
 
 
I will attach all 3 files , 1 from ADWcleaner and the 2 from FarBar
 
 
Many thanks 
 
 
Daniel 

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HELLO.

My computer browser is running slowly. I know how to clear out old files and stuff by using Tools > Internet Options. .....but that doesnt seem to help very much.

I doubt if I have a problem with viruses because I have McAfee and also the router of my home network has a built in fire wall.

I want to be able to get my computer running like new the same as if I took it to a computer repair store.

Do you all have some type instructions or tutorial or any resource on the Internet that I can read and get this done ?

Please send email to: [email protected] and I will come here to read your answer.

Thank You Much,

hmgarnett.
 

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all of a sudden my computer has been running very slowly and i do not know the reason.
i am not sure if it is a virus or not.. it cud be something else such as a program i do not need. which may take up too much space..
here is a hijack this log..can some one please help me
thank you
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 1:49:22 PM, on 1/2/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\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:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb04.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDll32.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\cli.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_09\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\MediaSource\Detector\CTDetect.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\WMPNSCFG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\DllHost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
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A:computer's running very slowly

untill security check your log do a general mot,de frag,clean up temp files with ccleaner,use disc clean up,remove any programmes you really do not want or use,update everything,use iobit to optimize and its tools to edit start up as you only need a coulpe of programmes starting up when u boot up. http://www.iobit.com/
 

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Hello!Please help - my computer is running pretty laggy...never ran a check on it (though I do run MS Antispyware and it seems to work rather well.) Any insights?Thanks!Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 6:58:52 PM, on 11/30/2005Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\Stardock\SDMCP.exeC:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\WindowBlinds\wbload.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exeC:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exeC:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Distillr\Acrotray.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft ActiveSync\WCESCOMM.EXEC:\Program Files\Mic... Read more

A:Computer Running Slowly...please Help!

Hi abajorek and Welcome to the Bleeping Computer!I have a good idea that you didnt install the Fire Daemon Software that is running on the PC since its definatly in the wrong location.Click Start-> Run-> Type in Services.msc and Click OKScroll that list and locate this entry(There may be more than 1)FireDaemon ServiceRight Click that entry and Select Properties-> Click Stop-> Go up and change the Startup Type to DisabledClick Apply-> OK and Exit the Services PageDownload WinPFind: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/files/winpfind.phpRight Click the Zip Folder and Select "Extract All"Don't use it yetReboot into SAFE MODE(Tap F8 when restarting)Here is a link on how to boot into Safe Mode:http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/tsgen...src=sec_doc_namAfter restarting in Safe Mode,Configure Windows to Show All Hidden Files and Folders Here is a link to help with that:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...torial=62#winxpDelete files/folder from the following directories (But not the directory itself, for example delete all files/folder IN temp; but not temp itself!)C:\TempC:\Windows\TempC:\Windows\System32\TempC:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Local Settings\TempC:\Documents and Settings\<Your Profile>\Local Settings\TempC:\Documents and Settings\<All other users Profile>\Local Settings\TempEmpty your "Recycle Bin"Open Internet Explorer,S... Read more

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While I was sleeping my mom downloaded a program, she says she
scanned it before she opened it, but once she opened it nothing
ran, and every program stopped working until we restarted, now
everything is just very slow, also on start up the task bar is not working
until I get 2 of these errors:
Heres the HijackThis log

PHP:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8
:44:29 PMon 22/09/2008
Platform
Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIEInternet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)
Boot modeRead more

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:18:58 PM, on 4/24/2006
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:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\ZcfgSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\AOLacsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL$MICROSOFTBCM\Binn\sqlservr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\NICCONFIGSVC\NICCONFIGSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\RegSrvc.exe
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A:HJT Log, pop-ups, computer running slowly

Hello and Welcome. Please subscribe to this thread to get immediate notification of replies as soon as they are posted.

Before begining the fix, read this post completely. If there's anything that you do not understand, kindly ask your questions before proceeding. Ensure that there aren't any opened browsers when you are carrying out the procedures below. Save the following instructions in Notepad as this webpage would not be available when you're carrying out the fix.

It is IMPORTANT that you don't miss a step & perform everything in the correct order.


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Please download & run VundoFix.exePut a check next to Run VundoFix as a task.
Click OK when you will receive a message saying vundofix will close and re-open in a minute or less.
When VundoFix re-opens, click the Scan button followed by the Remove button
** Your desktop will go blank as it starts removing Vundo. **
It will produce a log of it's actions at C:\vundofix.txt

* * * * * * ADDITIONAL DOWNLOADS * * * * * * * * * * * * * *


Download & install - CleanUp.exe (not recommended for WinXP64)


* * * * * * UN-INSTALLING PROGRAMS * * * * * * * * * * * * * *


Go to Start → Control Panel → Add or Remove Programs and uninstall the following programs: RXToolBar
Please note any other programs that you dont recognize in that list in your next response


* * * * * * FIXING ENTRIES WITH HIJACKTHIS * * * * * * * * * *


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Hi,sorry for the very general description, but since Christmas my computer has slowed down. It is very slow starting up, and when surfing the internet it occasionally runs very slowly, and very occassionally it locks up. It never used to do this, so I'm wondering if there's another problem. I've tried using tools such as Spybot, but nothing has been identified as a problem. Thanks in advance. Log is below.Steve Carroll.Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 23:17:46, on 28/02/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16414)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exeC:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFSvcs.exeC:\Program Files\Linksys\Home Wireless-G PC Card\NICServ.exeC:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Softwin\BitDefender Communicator\xcommsvr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Softwin&... Read more

A:Computer Running Slowly

Hello,I can't see anything suspicious here, but your problem is mainly caused because you are having 2 Antivirus installed. Bitdefender and AVG.Never install more than one Antivirus and Firewall! Rather than giving you extra protection, it will decrease the reliability of it seriously! The reason for this is that if both products have their automatic (Real-Time) protection switched on, your system may lock up due to both software products attempting to access the same file at the same time. Also because more than one Antivirus and Firewall installed are not compatible with eachother, it can cause system performance problems and a serious system slowdown. I would strongly advise you to only have one Anti-Virus with the Auto-Protect feature running at any one time!If you decide to only keep one Anti-Virus installed, you should uninstall the other(s) through the Add or Remove Programs option in Control Panel.Also, I see Zonealarm installed. Keep in mind that, on some systems, it may indeed cause a serious slowdown, especially when browsing. This all depends what your Computer specs are. How much ram etc..I do not recommend Zonealarm when you have less than 512MB of ram.

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I'd appreciate any help, thanks! Heres the log:

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\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\New Boundary\PrismXL\PRISMXL.SYS
C:\Program Files\Spyware Terminator\sp_rsser.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Media Reader\shwiconem.exe
C:\Program Files\Canon\MyPrinter\BJMyPrt.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Terminator\SpywareTerminatorUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
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
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recently i have noticed a steady decline in my pc's performance so have run hijack this in the hope that one of you guys could help me out with the log.
very many thanks

pete

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 13:09:00, on 20/11/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Application Accelerator\iaantmon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~1\PcCtlCom.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~1\Tmntsrv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~1\tmproxy.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~1\TmPfw.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Intel\Modem Event Monitor\IntelMEM.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Application Accelerator\iaanotif.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMax4PNP.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\DVDLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security 12\pccguide.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
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A:Computer Running Very Slowly! (HJT help please!)

hi, welcome to TSG.
go to start/run/type msconfig/click ok/click startup, uncheck the boxes for these programs!

Modem Event Monitor
ATI Control Panel
jusched.exe
CyberLink
iTunes
QuickTime Task
MSN Messenger
Microsoft Office

go to this site and download these tools and once you get both
adaware Se 1.6 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 and found on that page!
. Microsoft® Windows AntiSpyware
. Trend micro ... Read more

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Hi,
My computer is running so slowly, it's driving me crazy. Norton does not seem to be running properly.
Have done adaware, spybot and microsoft antispyware but have all been clear, any ideas??
hijack this file as follows:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 17:56:44, on 18/05/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\Rtvscan.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Thomson\SpeedTouch USB\Dragdiag.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Adaptec\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Apps\Updater\01.02.3000.1001\en-us\msnappau.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\SpeedTouch\Dr SpeedTouch\drst.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasDtServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopIndex.exe
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A:Computer running SO SLOWLY!!

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Hello,
My laptop has not been working at the rate it should be, when I play games, it has very low framerates, and when I copy stuff to my hard drive, it takes ages (7-8MB/s) when originally it worked at around 30 MB/s,
Here is my Dxdiag and the link to my speccy results:

Code:
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System Information
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Time of this report: 6/18/2013, 21:33:09
Machine name: I?IGO-PC
Operating System: Windows 8 Pro 64-bit (6.2, Build 9200) (9200.win8_gdr.130410-1505)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard
System Model: HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC
BIOS: Default System BIOS
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU Q 720 @ 1.60GHz (8 CPUs), ~1.6GHz
Memory: 4096MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 4030MB RAM
Page File: 1972MB used, 6153MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.02.9200.16384 64bit Unicode

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DxDiag Notes
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Display Tab 1: The file aticfx64.dll,aticfx64.dll,aticfx64.dll,aticfx32,aticfx32,aticfx32,atiumd64.dll,atidxx64.dll,atidxx64.dll,atiumdag,atidxx32,atidxx32,atiumdva,atiumd6a.cap,atitmm64.dll is not digitally signed, which means that it has not been tested by Microsoft's Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL). Yo... Read more

A:Computer running slowly

Go to the HP site HP Drivers and Downloads for Printers, Scanners and More | HP ? Support and type in the make and model# and download the updated driver your ATI video card.
I see you are also having problems with Windows Update.
Troubleshoot problems with installing updates - Microsoft Windows Help
Then click on the link in my signature for PC Running Slow? and try those things.

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Hi,

First of all, I am using a Dell Inspiron 600m. Recently I've began having problems with my computer running slowly. Since I have plenty of room left on my hard drive (19 GB) I think that there may be something on my computer, so if someone could please take a look at my logs I'd appreciate it. I tried running the Panda scan, but for some reason it would not work, so below is my DSS log.

Thanks!

Lisa

Deckard's System Scanner v20070826.66
Run by Richa on 2007-09-01 21:41:21
Computer is in Normal Mode.
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-- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------

Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.


-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --
56: 2007-09-02 01:41:35 UTC - RP1050 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point
55: 2007-09-01 17:59:26 UTC - RP1049 - System Checkpoint
54: 2007-08-30 22:43:14 UTC - RP1048 - System Checkpoint
53: 2007-08-29 20:47:17 UTC - RP1047 - System Checkpoint
52: 2007-08-28 20:35:32 UTC - RP1046 - Software Distribution Service 3.0


-- First Restore Point --
1: 2007-06-27 03:55:14 UTC - RP995 - Installed Veoh Player


Backed up registry hives.
Performed disk cleanup.



-- HijackThis (run as Richa.exe) -----------------------------------------------

Unable to find log (file not found); running clone.
-- HijackThis Clone ------------------------------------------------------------

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A:Computer Running Slowly, DSS Log

Hello and welcome to .

I cannot see anything malware related in the logs. Are you having any specific problems other than slowness?

You can check the following links and see if the suggestions there help.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic44690.html
http://users.telenet.be/bluepatchy/m...wcomputer.html

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Hi

i am looking for help as my computerhas been running very slowly at times and freezes up on a regular basis , everything from browsing the internet , applications and watching videos are very slow and choppy so not sure if i picked something up.

i have attched my HiJack This log to start

Thanks in advance

ogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 9:09:35 AM, on 24/05/2013
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16483)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2013\avp.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Canon\Solution Menu EX\CNSEMAIN.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\Canon\IJ Network Scanner Selector EX\CNMNSST.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\OUTLOOK.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\hpqToaster.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Toolbar\GoogleToolbarUser_32.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil32_11_7_700_202_ActiveX.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Users\Bob\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\1QNTOU4R\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://g.msn.com/CQCON/4
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://g... Read more

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Hi,

Just recently my machine has started to run very slowly. Programs are slow to start and my download speed has dropped from 150Mbps to 40Mbps, even when everything is turned off. I regularly run SpyBot Pro, Malwarebytes Premium, Zemana and Kaspersky Internet Security Suite and they all return zero problems. I've tried disabling all of those with no effect and I've also run CCleaner and System Mechanic, which shows my system status as good. I'm now at a loss as to what the problem can be. Below is my DDS.txt and attached is my attach.txt.

DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.18639 BrowserJavaVersion: 11.111.2
Run by John at 10:32:20 on 2017-04-25
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.44.1033.18.16349.9371 [GMT 1:00]
.
AV: Kaspersky Internet Security *Enabled/Updated* {86367591-4BE4-AE08-2FD9-7FCB8259CD98}
AV: Spybot - Search and Destroy *Enabled/Updated* {1A0DDE8C-B4BA-EFDD-22A8-0F557C7985F0}
AV: Malwarebytes *Disabled/Updated* {23007AD3-69FE-687C-2629-D584AFFAF72B}
SP: Spybot - Search and Destroy *Enabled/Updated* {A16C3F68-9280-E053-1818-342707FECF4D}
SP: Malwarebytes *Disabled/Updated* {98619B37-4FC4-67F2-1C99-EEF6D47DBD96}
SP: Kaspersky Internet Security *Enabled/Updated* {3D579475-6DDE-A186-1569-44B9F9DE8725}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
FW: Kaspersky Internet Security *Enabled* {BE0DF4B4-018B-AF50-0486-D6FE7C8A8AE3}
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============== Running Processes =====... Read more

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My computer is running slowly for some reason. I have a variety of spyware/virus programs, but everything is coming up clean. There seems to be a lot of things running and I was hoping someone might be able to help me. Thanks.

A:Computer Running Slowly

what kind of variety of spyware/virus programs do you have ?

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I think i have a bunch of stuff that shouldn't be on my computer. Someone was house-sitting for me for a month and when i returned i noticed my firewall was off!! since then it takes forever to boot and runs really, really slow. Can you help, please?

Here's my log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 1:10:31 AM, on 7/24/2006
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\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.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\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\ewidoctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\DSentry.exe
C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
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A:computer running very, very slowly

Hi and welcome to TSF.

My handle is TexRanger, and I am currently reviewing your log. Please note that this is under the supervision of an expert analyst, and I will be back with a fix for your problem as soon as possible.

You may wish to Subscribe to this thread by clicking Thread Tools then subscribe to this thread so that you are notified when you receive a reply.

Please be patient with me during this time.

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I purchased an HP255 laptop for my daughter for Christmas and am very disappointed with it, it is extremely slow, purchased at Christmas 2016 it is virtually new, has no additional software on it yet, not even a word processing programme. However the machine is slow in every respect, it took an age to download updates for Windows 10 and this was using a high speed fibre optic connection. I have other computers within the home, both desktops and laptops and nothing is as sluggish as this HP. I am wondering if it would help to upgrade the memory and is this possible, it seems ridiculous to have to consider this on a new computer, especially one that has no additional software on it. Has anybody experienced similar problems and any thoughts on memory upgrade would be appreciated.

A:New computer running very slowly

Hi @Phillybilly, how are you doing ? Please, check this document below and realize the test for resolution this problem: HP PCs - Computer Is Slow (Windows 10)http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04770630 and HP PCs - Slow Internet Troubleshooting (Windows 10, 8)http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03460887 Also, use the HP Support Assistant for update the BIOS ok:http://www8.hp.com/us/en/campaigns/hpsupportassistant/hpsupport.html?jumpid=va_r602_us/en/any/psg/pl... I hope that helps !Smiley HappyI hope that helps !Can I ask you a favor ?If the question is clarified, mark my answer as "resolved" and click on the icon of the "hand" to provide "congratulations" in recognition.Have a nice week !I´m a volunteer in the HP Forum ! 

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Hello,

I'm trying to clean up my parents computer for them. They have absolutely no idea how to take care of a computer. They have Norton Antivirus, but no sense of how to protect themselves from malware. There's probably about 4-5 years worth of malware build up on this computer. I tried posting this before, but it didn't work. I'm not sure if it was the computer or if maybe I didn't complete the post. Neither would surprise me.

Please help!!

DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 11.0.15063.0
Run by Robert at 20:49:32 on 2017-08-11
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 10.0.15063.0.1252.1.1033.18.3839.1642 [GMT -4:00]
.
AV: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
AV: Norton 360 Premier *Enabled/Updated* {30744133-1E94-7B35-F4A3-82A5AEF1CBAA}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Norton 360 Premier *Enabled/Updated* {8B15A0D7-38AE-74BB-CE13-B9D7D5768117}
FW: Norton 360 Premier *Enabled* {084FC016-54FB-7A6D-DFFC-2B9050228CD1}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
c:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k dcomlaunch -s PlugPlay
C:\WINDOWS\system32\fontdrvhost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\system32\fontdrvhost.exe
c:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
c:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k dcomlaunch -s LSM
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dwm.exe
c:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k localsystemnetworkrestricted -s NcbService
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A:Computer Running Slowly

sorry, I apparently did post this already, it's not in my posts so I didn't realize it was there. I don't know how to delete this either. Sorry for the double post.

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I don't know why but my computer seems to be running slowly lately. Watching a video there will be some frames missing. When I tried fast forwarding it would take 1-2 secs to load or the video would pause and the audio would keep going. This just started recently and I tried to see if it was just the files but when I rewatched the files that worked perfectly before there was lag. Also when I'm typing there is a lag from the input and when it appears. The lag isn't that bad but its noticeable. Also there is lag when erasing text. Also I get an error message when shutting down my computer but I can't read it because my computer shuts down before I get the chance to. The only things that I've done was updating windows, installed a VPN about a week ago, and installed a SSD about 1-2 months ago other than that all I've done was watch videos and browsed the internet.

A:Computer running slowly.

Have you ran the standard scans? I mean malwarebytes and a good deep scan with your Anti-Virus? Have you tried a restore point to before this started? Updated all video/network drivers?

We have many great tutorials here,made by some very knowledgeable people, have you tried any of these? : Optimize Windows 7

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I have no idea why it's happening now. I ran Adaware-6, Spybot, Spywareblaster & PeperFix as well as updates, and still my high speed connection is running at a dialup speed. Can someone check my HJT log? Thanks.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 3:53:02 AM, on 12/12/2004
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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\acsd.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsrte.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\fxssvc.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MpfAgent.exe
c:\program files\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\BCMSMMSG.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\AccessDirect\dadapp.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\DSentry.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\AccessDirect\DadTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Media Experience\PCMService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
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A:Computer running slowly again

Adaware-6 is no longer supported. Uninstall that version.

Download AdAware SE Personal: http://www.lavasoftusa.com/support/download/

Install the program and launch it.

On the bottom right-hand corner of the main window click on Check for updates now then click Connect and download the latest reference files.

In the main window: Click Start and under Select a scan Mode tick Perform full system scan.

Deselect Search for negligible risk entries.

To start the scan, click the Next button.

When the scan is finished mark everything for removal and get rid of it. (Right-click the window and choose select all from the drop down menu and then click Next)

Reboot and post another log.
 

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posted earlier didn't notice that it was not supposed to be application based - my problem is slow internet connection coupled with this "freedom hidden window" not responding message appearing - whether the two are connected I don't know. Below is the hijack this log

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 15:52:33, on 18/08/2006
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:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\ntl\ntl Netguard\fws.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Parental Controls\GUARDDOG.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Command Software\dvpapi.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Parental Controls\GUARDDOG.EXE
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Album Starter Edition\3.0\Apps\apdproxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\E_S4I091.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
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A:computer running slowly

I don't know what the "freedom hidden window" thing is you are seeing, some more info or a screenshot would be helpful.

It might be associated with this > C:\Program Files\Common Files\Command Software\dvpapi.exe

http://www.google.com/search?hs=tyX...idden+window"++"command+software"&btnG=Search

I see it present on other scanlogs where that is a reported issue.

But it's quite possible that your slow internet is due to the parental controls associated with McAfee -- if it is busy filtering.

You're 3rd party firewalll may be a factor too.
 

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Hello, my computer is running very slowly, it takes forever to load pages on the internet, I cant sign in to check my email, and I can't download files because it says transferring and nothing happens. My computer is also very slow on start-up and there is this putt-putt sound that it makes when something is loading,etc. Last week I had a system.exe-bad image pop-up every time I started windows and randomly throughout, and I did some research and used combofix to get rid of it. It worked, I guess it detected that I had a rootkit, but my computer is still running slow, perhaps even slower now. Any help would be greatly appreciated. My computer is a dell with windows xp. Thanks so much.DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Leslie at 16:29:35.23 on Mon 01/18/2010Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.1022.620 [GMT -5:00]AV: McAfee VirusScan *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {84B5EE75-6421-4CDE-A33A-DD43BA9FAD83}FW: McAfee Personal Firewall *enabled* {94894B63-8C7F-4050-BDA4-813CA00DA3E8}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcssvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Rundll32.e... Read more

A:Computer running very slowly

Just an update, I now started getting the "blue screens" that say begin physical dump and I shut down everytime and restart. Then I get the computer has just recovered from a serious error. This happens several times a day.===========Hello While we understand your frustration at having to wait, please note that Bleeping Computer deals with several hundred requests for assistance such as yours on a daily basis. As a result, our backlog is quite large as are other comparable sites that help others with malware issues. Although our HJT Team members work on hundreds of requests each day, they are all volunteers who work logs when they can and are able to do so. No one is paid by Bleeping Computer for their assistance to our members.Further, our malware removal staff is comprised of team members with various levels of skill and expertise to deal with thousands of malware variants, some more complex than others. Although we try to take DDS/HJT logs in order (starting with the oldest), it is often the skill level of the particular helper and sometimes the operating system that dictates which logs get selected first. Some infections are more complicated than others and require a higher skill level to remove. Without that skill level attempted removal could result in disastrous results. In other instances, the helper may not be familiar with the operating system that you are using, since they use another. In either case, neither of us want someone to assist you who is not fa... Read more

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For the past 4 days or so, my computer has been lagging like it never has before. I've gone through the entire preperation guide...it's so slow that each scan took hours. I know a lot was cleaned off, and it's certainly better than it was, but it's still lagging, and some games are unplayable they're so slow.I would appreciate any help or advice you can give me--thank you so much for your time!HijackThis log:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 4:02:12 PM, on 3/5/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.EXEC:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exeC:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\Mcshield.exeC:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\VsTskMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\BCMSMMSG.exeC:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint... Read more

A:Computer Running Very Slowly-please Help!

Hello sara, I am SifuMike and I will be helping you. Your Java is out of date. Older versions have vulnerabilities that malware can use to infect your system. Please follow these steps to remove older version Java components and update. Updating Java: Download the latest version of Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6. Scroll down to where it says "Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6". Click the "Download" button to the right. Check the box that says: "Accept License Agreement". The page will refresh. Click on the link to download Windows Offline Installation, Multi-language jre-6-windows-i586.exe and save to your desktop. Close any programs you may have running - especially your web browser. Go to Start > Control Panel double-click on Add/Remove programs and remove all older versions of Java. Check any item with Java Runtime Environment (JRE or J2SE) in the name. Click the Remove or Change/Remove button. Repeat as many times as necessary to remove each Java versions. Reboot your computer once all Java components are removed. Then from your desktop double-click on jre-6-windows-i586.exe to install the newest version.*****************Disable your antivirus program and go here http://www.bitdefender.com/scan8/ie.html and run an online scan with BitDefender (you will need to use Internet Explorer for this scan). When the ActiveX Control has loaded, click on "Click here to scan". This scan may take a few hours. It all depends on the n... Read more

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Here is my HJT log...

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 19:05:19, on 01/04/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Browser MOUSE\mouse32a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\SAGEM\SAGEM [email protected] 800-840\dslmon.exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgbhp.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Tim\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\IL0W99OU\HijackThis[1].exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.google.co.uk/
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx
O2 - BHO: SpywareGuard Download Protection - {4A368E80-174F-4872-96B5-0B27DDD11DB2} - C:\Program Files\Spyw... Read more

A:Computer Running Slowly

I don't see anything wrong here except for one entry. So let's try disabling some programs and see how it works out.

Run a scan in HijackThis. Check each of the following and hit 'Fix checked' (after checking them) if they still exist (make sure not to miss any):

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroCheck] C:\WINDOWS\system32\NeroCheck.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OSA.EXE
O16 - DPF: {15AD6789-CDB4-47E1-A9DA-992EE8E6BAD6} - http://static.windupdates.com/cab/D...bridge-c337.cab

Restart. Any improvements?

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A while back i had a problem with some viruses that got into my computer and pretty much rendered it useless for a little while. I recieved help on another website and the computer seems to be virus free (thats what they told me in the virus help section after we ran through some fixes, and my computer is now virus free) but the computer seems to be running very slowly. It boots up slower, when windows loads it takes a lot longer for all the startup programs to load, and when i try and start a program like firefox or microsoft powerpoint it takes a long time to load (we are talking like 15 seconds or less but before the virus issues it took like 2 seconds to open things like powerpoint and firefox) The computer is just running overall more slowly.
Should i post a hijackthis log and post my msconfig startup prorgrams?
 

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Hey guys, I could use some help. My computer has been running very slowly lately. I have 67 free gigs of space, so I wouldn't think that's the problem. It's slow in the following ways:

Opening the start menu
Opening Programs
Running Firefox or any browser

programs seem to lag pretty badly when I have more than one open. Sometimes even when I only have one open. Could this be due to my computer's amount of RAM?

The computer is a Dell Dimension 8250.
It's about 3 years old but I try to maintain it well.
I've reformatted it once. I'd rather not do it again.

Here is a hijack this log incase that helps.

Any help would be much appreciated! Thanks again!
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:14:38 AM, on 10/9/2006
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\Nhksrv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido anti-malware\ewidoctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\WRSSSDK.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
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My computer (Windows XP home edition) has been running very slowly lately, and I can't really find a reason for it, most of the scans I've run (with McAfee, IOBit Security, and SDFix) haven't really found much, just the usual tracking cookies, but Malewarebyte's Anti-Malware, has found 31 items:

Files Infected:
C:\WINDOWS\ixedexyj._sy (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\iuengine32.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\instsp1.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\Irureyesogufut.dat (Trojan.Agent) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\instsp2.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\Internet.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\internat.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\Isass32.exe (Backdoor.Bot) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\iPodFixer.exe (Backdoor.Bot) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\issms32.exe (Spyware.OnlineGames) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\ipynixu.dll (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\ipekyn.scr (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\iTunesMusic.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\ixywuwac.dll (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\izifejel.dll (Trojan.Vundo) -> Delete on reboot.
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You've got a rootkit on your system.Please install RootRepealNote: Vista users ,, right click on desktop icon and select "Run as Administrator."Go HERE, HERE, or HERE and download RootRepeal.zip to your Desktop.Disconnect from the Internet or physically unplug your Internet cable connection.Close all open programs, scheduling/updating tasks and background processes that might activate during the scan including the screensaver. Temporarily disable your anti-virus and real-time anti-spyware protection.After starting the scan, do not use the computer until the scan has completed.When finished, re-enable your anti-virus/anti-malware (or reboot) and then you can reconnect to the Internet.Extract RootRepeal.exe from the zip archive.Open on your desktop.At the top of the window, click Settings, then Options.Click the Ssdt & Shadow Ssdt Tab.Make sure the box next to "Only display hooked functions." is checked.Click the "X" in the top right corner of the Settings window to close it.Click the tab.Click the button.Check all seven boxes: Push OkCheck the box for your main system drive (Usually C:), and press Ok.Allow RootRepeal to run a scan of your system. This may take some time.Once the scan completes, push the button. Save the log to your desktop, using a distinctive name, such as RootRepeal.txt. Include this report in your next reply, please.~Blade In your next reply, please include the following:Rootrepeal Log

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Mt laptop is running slow. I have deleted cooking, temp files. i have over 80% of my space still available. I have been trying to upgrade to windows 10 for three days now and it keeps failing. What should I do? Thanks

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What is the error you are getting when trying to install windows 10?

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Hello,

My computer is running very slowly, and I cannot figure out why. I defragmented, ran a virus scan, etc. I also use adaware and spybot regularly to check for spyware. Nothing seems to help. I am confused because this computer has run well up until recently. It is older--we purchased it in about 2002-2003.

In case this is important--it is a Dell and I'm running Windows XP.

Can anyone help?

Thank you!
 

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Hi. Starting a couple days ago, my computer has been very laggy. For example, opening up My Computer or Firefox takes 5-12 seconds. Also my applications have been freezing and crashing (i.e. the message "this application is not responding") including Firefox, Wordpad, and explorer.exe. First I tried downloading Google Chrome to see if that ran any faster than Firefox, and it doesn't. Next, I ran MBAM and Spybot (the scans took a few hours each) and they turned up nothing. I also used autoruns to stop some executables which were unnecessary or possibly malicious, and that didn't seem to help either. I'm not sure what's wrong, and using my computer now is very frustrating. Could someone please help me?

A:Computer running very slowly

Just as a quick update:

My computer seems to run slowly only while browsing the web. Youtube videos are so choppy that they are impossible to watch. I use Firefox. Since my last post, I've also run an ESET scan, which showed no infections, and defragmented my hard drive, which hasn't seemed to help.

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Hello, My comp is running slowly and I want to ask about moving programs from C drive to D drive. I have a Sony Vaio notebook (PCG-NV170) running XP. The C drive is around 65% full and D is empty. What are the best programs to move over to D and what is the best way to do this? I have Quicken installed, but I don't use it much, I thought I would start with this. How interchangeable are the drives, though? If I moved programs that I use often over, would they still function as well? I've only ever dealt with one hard drive before. Thanks in advance.
 

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I just cut and paste them to D...you will have to change the path.
 

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My sister has come home from university for the holidays and asked me to check out her laptop computer for her because it has been running slower than usual. I ran through all the steps on the stickies and it is still not running as it should, so I thought it might be best if I post a HJT log here for some more guidance to see if anything can be done. I realise it is the holiday period, so whenever anyone can get around to this, that would be great. Merry Christmas


Quote:




Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:04:55 PM, on 23/12/2006
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:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Acer\eRecovery\Monitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Arcade\PCMService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\LAUNCH~1\QtZgAcer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
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Hello,

My computer is running very slowly. I have an expired copy of Norton 2005 on the machine which I don't think is scanning anymore, so I have not checked for viruses/malware. I did do a windows scandisk which found and repaired a lot of bad clusters. That may have improved things somewhat. I do not have any popups or noticable malware running. It just slower than it should be. I use this pc for a single application at the office and it is rarely used for general surfing, never any torrent progs, etc.

I have attached gmer and attach.txt and posted DDS.txt below

Thank you for your help


DDS (Version 1.0) - NTFSx86
Run by Administrator at 13:59:07.00 on Sun 11/16/2008
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.510.214 [GMT -5:00]

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
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Over the past 4-5 days I've noticed my computer is running extremely slow. It's somewhat bareable, as I can still play games but say I want to play poker and web surf often times it starts to freeze/delay. Sometimes even if I click on a web page it will sometimes pause for a second as if it has to reload. Feels like I'm on a Pentium 2 or something even though I have a Phenom X3. I don't think it's a virus because nothing fishy has been going on, and I did check my hijackthis and it seems alright to me. But I pasted it below just in case...

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 6:43:05 AM, on 9/5/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.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:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero8\Nero BackItUp\NBService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrB.exe
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A:Computer Running Very Slowly

Except for AVG9, most of your startup list can be prevented from auto-loading and running in the background.

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From what I can see in your log, a scan for malware and spyware and other "nasties" is in order.

Download and save these 2 programs:

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 1.46

SUPERAntiSpyware 4.42.0.1000

Close all open windows first, install them both, then restart your computer.

Follow these instructions next:

Start Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.

Click "Updates(tab) - Check for Updates".

When the definition files have updated, click "OK".

Click "Scanner(tab) - Perform quick scan - Scan".

If infections are found during the scan, the number of infections will be highlighted in red.

When the scan is finished, click "Show Results".

Make sure that everything is selected, then click "Remove Selected".

If you're prompted to restart to finish the removal process, click "Yes".

Start Malwarebytes Anti-Malware again.

Click "Logs"(tab).

Highlight the scan log entry, then click "Open".

When the scan log appears in Notepad, copy-and-paste it here.

Start SUPERAntiSpyware.

Click "Check for Updates".

When the definition files have updated, click "Close".

Click "Scan your Computer - Perform Quick Scan - Next".

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Having run ComboFix, without a helper, I came to the ComboFix Log File and the instructions stated that the computer needed further analysis to find out if there were any further infections.I do seem to have lost that file probably because I must have saved it incorrectly so as requested I have attached the DDS files.
i could not create a GMER Log as the scan did not complete after running for 3 hours Windows shut down with the message "A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer." DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL. When it tried to restart itself I had the message "DISK BOOT FAILURE, INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER" which I did with no response.
I had to press and hold the "ON" button to shut down after which it started correctly
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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Run by Diane at 10:32:18 on 2012-07-12
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2047.1401 [GMT 1:00]
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AV: Kaspersky PURE 2.0 *Enabled/Updated* {2C4D4BC6-0793-4956-A9F9-E252435469C0}
FW: Kaspersky PURE 2.0 *Enabled*
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============== Running Processes ===============
.
D:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
D:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
D:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
svchost.exe
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Hi,

My machine has started running slowly over the last few weeks and I'm at a loss as to why. I've not made any changes recently and I think I can rule out malware, so it's down to hardware or software. I've attached a Speccy output if that's any help.

Many thanks.

A:Computer running slowly

Do you have the link that Speccy generates? The notepad output isn't as easy on the eyes.

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Hi, I would like someone to check my HJT log as my computer seems to be running a lot slower lately.

Specs:
P4 3.4 GHz
2Gb DDR2 RAM
ATi X600 PCI-Expres

HJT Log:
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 16:45:22, on 20/09/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5346.0005)

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\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft IntelliPoint\point32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\mHotkey.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgmain.exe
C:\Program Files\SpywareGuard\sgbhp.exe
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A:HJT Log - Computer running slowly

Hi and welcome to TSF.

Apologies for any delay in replying, but we have been rather busy lately.

Since it has been a few days since you first posted, please post a fresh HijackThis Log if you still need assistance.

Thank you.

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I am using a pretty old gateway and i know that could cause some slow performance but it has been getting very sluggish lately and i do not know if i have a virus or what the problem could be here. I have used this site before a while ago for another computer but i do not know much about these things. I appreciate any help you can provide.
 

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My computer is running slowly. Please take a look at my HJT log. Thanks!






Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:22:06 PM, on 12/31/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec_Client_Security\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec_Client_Security\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Compaq\Easy Access Button Support\StartEAK.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\S3tray2.exe
C:\Program Files\Adaptec\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_02\bin\jusched.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\vptray.exe
C:\Program Files\Plaxo\2.6.2.7\PlaxoHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\eFax Messenger Plus\HotTray.exe
C:\Palm\HOTSYNC.EXE
C:\Program Files\Compaq\Easy Access Button Support\CPQEADM.EXE
C:\COMPAQ\CPQINET\CPQInet.exe
C:\Compaq\EAKDRV\EAUSBKBD.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Compaq\EASYAC~1\BttnServ.exe
C:\Program Files\MIT\KLP\klptray.exe
C:\Program Files\eFax Messenger Plus\Dllcmd32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\wkcalrem.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Kerberos\krbcc32s.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
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A:Computer running slowly

Let's try disabling some programs from startup to see if it helps:

Run a scan in HijackThis. Check each of the following if they still exist and hit 'Fix Checked' after you check the last one:

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/cust...ch/search.html
N2 - Netscape 6: user_pref("browser.search.defaultengine", "engine://C%3A%5CProgram%20Files%5CNetscape%5CNetscape%206%5 Csearchplugins%5CSBWeb_01.src"); (C:\Documents and Settings\Melodie Munoz\Application Data\Mozilla\Profiles\default\zbgaw93n.slt\prefs.j s)
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Microsoft Works Portfolio] C:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\WksSb.exe /AllUsers
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Microsoft Works Update Detection] C:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\WkDetect.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AdaptecDirectCD] "C:\Program Files\Adaptec\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_02\bin\jusched.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MoneyAgent] "c:\Program Files\Microsoft Money\System\Money Express.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [PlaxoUpdate] C:\Program Files\Plaxo\2.6.2.7\PlaxoHelper.exe -a
O4 - Global Startup: eFax Tray Menu.lnk = C:\Program Files\eFax Messenger Plus\HotTray.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Live Menu.lnk = C:\Program Files\eFax Messenger Plus\Dllcmd32.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Of... Read more

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A while back i had a problem with some viruses that got into my computer and pretty much rendered it useless for a little while. I recieved help on this website and the computer seems to be virus free (thats what they told me in the cirus help section) but the computer seems to be running very slowly. It boots up slower, when windows loads it takes a lot longer for all the startup programs to load, and when i try and start a program like firefox or microsoft powerpoint it takes a long time to load (we are talking like 15 seconds or less but before the virus issues it took like 2 seconds to open things like powerpoint and firefox)


Can anyone help me?

A:Computer running slowly

Were you running Anti Virus software before...if yes, what was it. I know if I run AVG FRee on my system it is really fast, but loose am more prone to a virus.

I just did a clean install of XP and quite a few others before that however, I know once I install CA on this system it will slow down quite a bit just from what it is doing in the background when I open a browser or other programs. I've run a few different AV programs and I seem to like CA because it isn't as intrusive as some others and it updates in the background with very little input from myself unless iot reminds me I haven't scanned lately. Also, CA is easily customisable when you install. I elected to only install the AV and Spyware part of it. I prefer to use Windows' Firewall.

Patrick

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I have already looked at the suggestions for improving the speed of the computer and I feel it runs and starts up much slower since I first got it. Please respond ASAP....Thanks,EmmonHijackthis log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 2:51:26 PM, on 9/15/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16512)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\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\bin\ZCfgSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\ifrmewrk.exeC:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exeC:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\cli.exeC:\Program Files\Dell\Media Experience\PCMService.exeC:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD&... Read more

A:Computer Running Slowly Please Help!

I have followed all the steps including removing temporary internet files, running spybot, and having up to date virus protection software. I even recently purchased more memory for my computer which didn't help significantly. Please respond quickly, here is my highjackthis log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 5:30:44 PM, on 9/16/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16512)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\OfficeScan Client\ntrtscan.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\OfficeScan Client\tmlisten.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\OfficeScan Client\OfcPfwSvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\TEMP\VYDD05.EXEC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\OfficeScan Client\pccntmon.exeC:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP�... Read more

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