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Q: computer becomes extreme slow after booting

I noticed that about a minute or so after booting or powering on, my computer becomes so slow its unusable and I have to reboot. the mouse will move a few pixels every 5 seconds but thats about it.
when I boot into safe mode everything is fine

here is the DDS log

DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64 NETWORK
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385
Run by drizzt at 20:42:53 on 2011-09-17
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.2048.1449 [GMT -4:00]
AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 *Enabled/Updated* {5A2746B1-DEE9-F85A-FBCD-ADB11639C5F0}
SP: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 *Enabled/Updated* {E146A755-F8D3-F7D4-C17D-96C36DBE8F4D}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============
uInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.local
mWinlogon: Userinit=userinit.exe
BHO: AVG Safe Search: {3ca2f312-6f6e-4b53-a66e-4e65e497c8c0} - C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\avgssie.dll
uRun: [Sidebar] C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe /autoRun
uRunOnce: [FlashPlayerUpdate] C:\Windows\system32\Macromed\Flash\NPSWF32_FlashUtil.exe -p
mRun: [AVG_TRAY] C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\avgtray.exe
mPolicies-explorer: NoActiveDesktop = 1 (0x1)
mPolicies-explorer: NoActiveDesktopChanges = 1 (0x1)
mPolicies-system: ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin = 0 (0x0)
mPolicies-system: ConsentPromptBehaviorUser = 3 (0x3)
mPolicies-system: EnableLUA = 0 (0x0)
mPolicies-system: EnableUIADesktopToggle = 0 (0x0)
mPolicies-system: PromptOnSecureDesktop = 0 (0x0)
TCP: DhcpNameServer =
TCP: Interfaces\{B11B82C9-3A6A-4740-85A9-D4D8E17CE30C} : DhcpNameServer =
TCP: Interfaces\{B11B82C9-3A6A-4740-85A9-D4D8E17CE30C}\2454C4C4637333 : DhcpNameServer =
TCP: Interfaces\{B11B82C9-3A6A-4740-85A9-D4D8E17CE30C}\C696E6B6379737 : DhcpNameServer =
TCP: Interfaces\{B11B82C9-3A6A-4740-85A9-D4D8E17CE30C}\F4E65602A5F6E656F5849676860235075656460294E6475627E65647 : DhcpNameServer =
Handler: linkscanner - {F274614C-63F8-47D5-A4D1-FBDDE494F8D1} - C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\avgpp.dll
BHO-X64: AVG Safe Search: {3CA2F312-6F6E-4B53-A66E-4E65E497C8C0} - C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\avgssie.dll
BHO-X64: WormRadar.com IESiteBlocker.NavFilter - No File
mRun-x64: [AVG_TRAY] C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\avgtray.exe
================= FIREFOX ===================
FF - ProfilePath - C:\Users\drizzt\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\2n4tauu0.default\
FF - component: C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\Firefox4\components\avgssff4.dll
FF - plugin: c:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Silverlight\4.0.60531.0\npctrlui.dll
FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Pando Networks\Media Booster\npPandoWebPlugin.dll
============= SERVICES / DRIVERS ===============
R0 AVGIDSEH;AVGIDSEH;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSEH.Sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSEH.Sys [?]
R0 Avgrkx64;AVG Anti-Rootkit Driver;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\avgrkx64.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\avgrkx64.sys [?]
R1 anodlwf;ANOD Network Security Filter driver;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\anodlwfx.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\anodlwfx.sys [?]
R1 Avgtdia;AVG TDI Driver;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\avgtdia.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\avgtdia.sys [?]
R3 RTL8192U;Realtek RTL8192u 802.11n Wireless LAN USB 2.0 Network Adapter;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\RTL8192u.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\RTL8192u.sys [?]
R3 yukonw7;NDIS6.2 Miniport Driver for Marvell Yukon Ethernet Controller;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\yk62x64.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\yk62x64.sys [?]
S1 Avgldx64;AVG AVI Loader Driver;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\avgldx64.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\avgldx64.sys [?]
S1 Avgmfx64;AVG Mini-Filter Resident Anti-Virus Shield;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\avgmfx64.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\avgmfx64.sys [?]
S2 ANIWConnService;ANIWConn Service;C:\Windows\System32\ANIWConnService.exe [2010-5-19 143360]
S2 AVGIDSAgent;AVGIDSAgent;C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\Identity Protection\Agent\Bin\AVGIDSAgent.exe [2011-8-18 7390560]
S2 avgwd;AVG WatchDog;C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\avgwdsvc.exe [2011-2-8 269520]
S2 clr_optimization_v4.0.30319_32;Microsoft .NET Framework NGEN v4.0.30319_X86;C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\mscorsvw.exe [2010-3-18 130384]
S2 clr_optimization_v4.0.30319_64;Microsoft .NET Framework NGEN v4.0.30319_X64;C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319\mscorsvw.exe [2010-3-18 138576]
S3 AVGIDSDriver;AVGIDSDriver;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSDriver.Sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSDriver.Sys [?]
S3 AVGIDSFilter;AVGIDSFilter;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSFilter.Sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSFilter.Sys [?]
S3 USBAAPL64;Apple Mobile USB Driver;C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\usbaapl64.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\usbaapl64.sys [?]
S3 WatAdminSvc;Windows Activation Technologies Service;C:\Windows\system32\Wat\WatAdminSvc.exe --> C:\Windows\system32\Wat\WatAdminSvc.exe [?]
=============== Created Last 30 ================
2011-08-24 00:35:22 2048 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\tzres.dll
2011-08-24 00:35:22 2048 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\tzres.dll
==================== Find3M ====================
2011-07-22 05:35:08 1638912 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\mshtml.tlb
2011-07-22 04:56:17 1638912 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\mshtml.tlb
2011-07-16 05:26:54 362496 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\wow64win.dll
2011-07-16 05:26:53 243200 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\wow64.dll
2011-07-16 05:26:53 13312 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\wow64cpu.dll
2011-07-16 05:26:18 214528 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\winsrv.dll
2011-07-16 05:24:09 16384 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\ntvdm64.dll
2011-07-16 05:21:32 422400 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\KernelBase.dll
2011-07-16 05:17:46 338432 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\conhost.exe
2011-07-16 04:36:09 14336 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\ntvdm64.dll
2011-07-16 04:32:14 44032 ----a-w- C:\Windows\apppatch\acwow64.dll
2011-07-16 04:31:50 25600 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\setup16.exe
2011-07-16 04:30:29 5120 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\wow32.dll
2011-07-16 04:30:27 272384 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\KernelBase.dll
2011-07-16 02:26:12 7680 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\instnm.exe
2011-07-16 02:26:11 2048 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\user.exe
2011-07-16 02:21:47 6144 ---ha-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\api-ms-win-security-base-l1-1-0.dll
2011-07-16 02:21:47 4608 ---ha-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\api-ms-win-core-threadpool-l1-1-0.dll
2011-07-16 02:21:47 3584 ---ha-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\api-ms-win-core-xstate-l1-1-0.dll
2011-07-16 02:21:47 3072 ---ha-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\api-ms-win-core-util-l1-1-0.dll
2011-07-09 02:44:55 287744 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\drivers\mrxsmb10.sys
2011-06-23 05:29:39 5507968 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\ntoskrnl.exe
2011-06-23 04:38:05 3957120 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\ntkrnlpa.exe
2011-06-23 04:38:04 3902336 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\ntoskrnl.exe
2011-06-21 06:27:14 1896832 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\drivers\tcpip.sys
2011-06-21 06:20:48 1197056 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\wininet.dll
2011-06-21 06:20:06 57856 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\licmgr10.dll
2011-06-21 05:36:36 981504 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\wininet.dll
2011-06-21 05:35:05 44544 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\licmgr10.dll
2011-06-21 05:05:13 482816 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\html.iec
2011-06-21 04:26:02 386048 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\html.iec
============= FINISH: 20:43:22.88 ===============

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I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: computer becomes extreme slow after booting

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I have a fairly new PC, but at times it becomes extremely slow (namely when browsing with firefox and/or using "Xampp" - which never use'd to happen before), it freezes to the limit where everything becomes unaccesible, and I have to litterally unplug the computer.

I'm a web developer theirfore I use "Xampp" which is a local server, it worked fine, but during this period according to the processes, "httpd.exe" which is one of "Xampp"s dependencies has contributed to the slowness as its shown "50-100%" CPU.

I've reason to believe its due to some sort of malware, since the computer is fairly new, and Xampp never use to take up that much CPU until now...

Heres the HijackThis Log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 21:09:07, on 15/02/2010
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18882)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Packard Bell\FIJI\ABoard.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe
C:\Program Files\Packard Bell\FIJI\AOSD.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Packard Bell\SetUpMyPC\SmpSys.exe
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A:Extreme Slow Computer

Hiya and welcome to Tech Support Guy

Are you still having this problem? If so, do the following:
Download TFC by OldTimer to your desktop

Please double-click TFC.exe to run it. (Note: If you are running on Vista, right-click on the file and choose Run As Administrator).
It will close all programs when run, so make sure you have saved all your work before you begin.
Click the Start button to begin the process. Depending on how often you clean temp files, execution time should be anywhere from a few seconds to a minute or two. Let it run uninterrupted to completion.
Once it's finished it should reboot your machine. If it does not, please manually reboot the machine yourself to ensure a complete clean.

Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from Here or Here

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

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Just recently the M6300  hhas begun to be stupidly slow  after being on for a few minutes taking several seconds to respond to a key press.
CPU usage shows 100%, considerable TCIP, but no wireless activity.   Scans show no malware.  Computer has (unsupported) win 7 annd that has been no problem for 2 years. 
The only clue is that some service called Dell data vault service has been trying to load a driver.  Zonealarm blocked it, and the service was trying to load that driver every 2 seconds.  I don't know what Dell data vault service is, and don't want it.  It may be malware.
The computer is unusable in this condition.   
NO, win 7 is NOT the problem it has been trouble-free for 2 years.

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Ok, a note that this problem is occurring on both my laptop & my desktop so I know that it's a HUGE problem.
Also against my wishes, my ISP wanted me to test using IE (I NEVER use IE) & for some reason there's no lag on IE, although I only tested it for a second.
I haven't been able to work for 5 days now so I really hope someone can help me quickly & yes I know everyone is busy & it's long weekend.
I normally cam with 3-4 different sites some in HD & some without HD. This is on Chrome, as I have everything set up there & it always ran faster than on Fx.
5 days ago I started to get extreme lag which was so bad I shut down all cam sites except one. Even with only one cam open in HD the lag was so bad I couldn't work.
I then tried to cam on my desktop & same problem. 
I tried to cam on Fx on the laptop & while it was slightly better, it wasn't normal plus again just like on the laptop, I had problems even being able to click on radio buttons, checkboxes & moving from tab to tab.
I rebooted my computer 5 times & ran CCleaner & deleted all cache & nothing helped. Even now while typing this everything is moving at a snails pace.
I thought maybe it was the webcam itself b/c about 2 weeks ago it started to show me in a white soft hue, but on Skype it seems to work fine. 
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A:Extreme lag when camming & computer is slow as well

Ok, this is solved. I couldn't wait any longer, but I wanted others to know what the problem was.
It was FLASH. It was corrupt. I had a feeling & mentioned it to him, so he went with that. I had thought it was the latest version's issue, but in the end it was corrupt.
It took the techie ages to get rid of all the left over flash files when he uninstalled it & then when he tried to put it back, it wouldn't go back. It took over 2 hours with me on Skype with him.
And my bad, I keep forgetting to clear the flash cache, so I advise anyone who doesn't know this, to do that. I wish CCleaner could do that so I'd get everything done in one shot.

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Whenever I connect external monitor or TV via HDMI the computer is slow/lagging (even moving windows or doing a right click is slow).I tried to isolate the problem and it seems to happen only when I use "Second screen only" or when the laptop lid is closes, if the lid is open and I use "Extend" or "Duplicate" everything's fine. Also, if I do reset while the monitor is still connected, it's working ok (but this is not a good solution for me as I want to keep the work evniornment).I tried playing with Display settings but nothing seems to help, maybe the community can please help me?

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I am running PC, Windows XP and recently had several viruses deleted from system. Problem started when running Internet Explorer and would receive an error tab every time stating IE must close. The data error was a mcsvrt.dll problem.

Now when I start the computer it takes 10-15 minutes to boot completely and accessing Mozilla or any apps after about 3-4 mins takes ages. It runs so slow, something has it almost completely bogged down. I run spybot but after a while it freezes up.

Not sure what to do???


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Please click here to download and install the HijackThis installer. ​
Run it and select Do a system scan and save a logfile.

The log will be saved in Notepad. Copy and paste the log in your next post.

Do not fix anything​

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Hello, so my laptop couldn't boot at all last 2/3 weeks or so, so I called Lenovo and they picked up my laptop and repaired it, and sent it back. The problem was apparently with burned RAM Module. Anyhow, they fixed and my laptop boots and works. Because of my work, I ordered one more 16GB RAM stick (so I have a total of 32GB), but sadly after installing the second module, the laptop didn't boot at all, I've waited 2/3 hours, nothing, only black screen. I didn't even see Lenovo screen. I turned of the laptop and removed the newly bought module and changed the slot of the first ram to another slot. The laptop again couldn't boot. Only black screen! I turned off the laptop again and put the RAM in the original slot, tha laptop booted perfectly, without any problems whatsoever! Could it be possible, that one of the RAM Slots is burned? Thanks

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I recently read a lot on this site about beginning to trouble shoot the system. Cookiegal did a really good deed with lpdyer in getting their computer fixed. I am hoping for similar help,

I did the Hijack This thing and got the following log: What now?
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:53:11 PM, on 11/26/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\SAMSUNG\FW LiveUpdate\Liveupdate.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Executive Software\DiskeeperLite\DKService.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Steve\Desktop\COMPUTER FIXES\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.cnn.com/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
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ok here is my issue. my computer is booting very slow. I have checked with mcafee and spybot and found nothing. also it is taking those programs a VERY long time to run...any ideas? thz

A:Computer booting very slow


Have a read and follow through of this article and see if it helps:


Post back any concerns or queries.

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ever since I upgraded my computer to windows 10 I have been experiencing lag during boot.

A:Computer slow booting

Since we know nothing about your computer, do the following in it:

Download and save the TSG System Information Utility (SysInfo.exe) to the desktop.
After it's been downloaded and saved, double-click it to run it.
Information about your computer will appear.
Return here to your thread, then copy-and-paste the ENTIRE text here.


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hello, I have a little problem. My laptop is slow at booting windows but I don't understand why it is slow because it has an SSD, is there any way I can improve the speed?
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300HQ CPU @ 2.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 94 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8110 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 530, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 237 GB (99 GB Free);
Motherboard: Clevo, N155RD
Antivirus: Kaspersky Total Security, Enabled and Updated

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I've gone through so many posts about slow booting computers but I have yet to find one that solves my problem.  
I had what I thought was some kind of monitor problem a few weeks ago. Turned out that my power supply up and died after many years of service. So I bought a new one (Thermaltake Smart650w) and I bought a new case (just because the old one was...OLD). Everything was now shiny and new and running fine. Until...
I usually keep my computer running all the time and only shut off the monitor at night. If the computer has been shut off, it usually only takes about 20 - 30 seconds to load the OS and be up and running. Now it takes about 5+ minutes. In my DEVICE MANAGER under DISPLAY ADAPTERS it list Intel® HD Graphics 4000 first. Then it list my GPU as NVIDA GeForce GTX 650 Ti. Shouldn't my video card be the only one listed? Could this cause my boot drive (an SSD) to hang up? Lastly, the weird thing is if I do either a restart or shut the computer off and then turn it on right away, the OS loads normally and very quickly. The slow loading only happens if the computer has been off for awhile (longer than a half hour or so). I'm a senior with just enough computer knowledge to get me into trouble, although I built my own computer, so any answers need to be fairly clear and straightforward please!Thanks in advance for any help!
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A:Another slow booting computer but...

I would uninstall the WinMend software and never reinstall such.
Registry Cleaner, Animal - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/526247/tune-up-utilities-2014-problem/?p=3303494
Then...I would run the chkdsk /r command...followed by running the sfc /scannow command.
Chkdsk From Command Prompt, Win 7 - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/496613/contextmenu-is-causing-explorerexe-to-crash/?p=3067880
SFC -SCANNOW Run in Command Prompt at Boot - Windows 7 Forums - http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/139810-sfc-scannow-run-command-prompt-boot.html
Then see how the system performs.

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Yeah. All the sudden my computer has become abnormally slow and I am not sure why. It just took 20 minutes get past the login screen and load but now I can't get around on the desktop. This is really unusual. It is usual very fast. I have a Core 2 duo processor, 3.5 gb RAM. What could be causing this out of the blue? Motherboard? Graphics Card? RAM? I am trying to save files on the hard drive in case I have to reformat. I can't even do that. The mouse is moving but I cannot do anything. What is the first thing I should do? I don't even know if I should keep the computer on cause it seems like the CPU is working overtime if you catch my drift. lol Although I don't hear any strange noises. Ok, I am running on the desktop fine now. Trying to find out the issue. No clue. I did do a Graphics driver update yesterday. Anyone think that could be the issue?

A:Computer booting up really slow!!!!

Please post your system specs, To include Make and model System if Big Box, or same info for the following if custom or home built, Mother Board (including Revision number), Processor (Exact Model Number), Ram, Video Card, Hdd(s), Optical Drive(s), Power Supply Manufacturer Model, Wattage and Amperage on the +12V Rails, OS, and any other peripherals installed on the motherboard.

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My computer takes way too long to boot up. I am including my HighJack log in the hopes you can tell me what to get rid of.

Thanks in advance,

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 8:04:13 PM, on 9/23/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\Program Files\HPQ\Notebook Utilities\HPWirelessMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpobnz08.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hposol08.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\FINDFAST.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA.EXE
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A:Computer booting slow H/T log

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I have gone through the posts and still can not find the solution. The computer boot slowed down around two weeks ago. I have run HJT and Autoruns and the logs are posted below. I also ran Bootvis which shows the long delay but did not indicate what is trying to run. I have tried removing ctfmon.exe and removed all runs of file and print sharing with no luck. I also disabled Automatic updates through the services for good measure. I ran all Microsofts, Ad-aware, and Pest Control for good measure and came up with zero.

The problem disappears when I disable the workstation services which leads me to think it is associated with networking. Another interesting note is when it runs slow I can watch McAffee enable and disable like something is trying to install.

I have a Dell laptop, 1.5 GHz, 512 ram, XP SP2.


Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 1:54:59 PM, on 3/17/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\SHSTAT.EXE
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\UpdaterUI.exe
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My friends computer booting is very slow. Earlier It was fast. But when we installed internet connection its booting and working performance becoming very slow. I have tried to remove some spyware and recover some speed but not like earlier one. Computer specs: Microsoft Windows 2000 pro (SP4), Intel P-IV, 2.4 Ghz, 512 MB RAM. Please help me to solve this problem. HijackThis log is given below:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:55:44 PM, on 3/8/2005
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\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:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
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A:Computer booting is very slow, help???

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order it is mentioned below. If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes. You should not have any open browsers when you are following the procedures below.

Go to My Computer->Tools/View->Folder Options->View tab and make sure that 'Show hidden files and folders' (or 'Show all files') is enabled.

For the options that you checked/enabled earlier, you may uncheck them after your log is clean. If we ask you to fix a program that you use or want to keep, please post back saying that (we don't know every program that exists, so we may tell you to delete a program that we think is bad to keep).

Run an online virus scan at TrendMicro. Just follow the instructions on the site to run the online scan.

The Temp folders should be cleaned out periodically as installation programs and hijack programs leave a lot of junk there. Download CleanUp! (Alternate Link if main link don't work) and install it. Run CleanUp! and click on CleanUp! button. When it asks you if you want to logoff, click on Yes.

Reboot into Safe Mode (hit F8 key until menu shows up). Make sure to close any open browsers.

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):

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Last week I had a computer shop replace my hard drive. They copied all my files, installed Win XP, and told me to install all the remainder of my programs. I was in the process of doing so and installed Norton Anti Virus.

When the computer rebooted, it quickly ran through the Dell screen and went to a black screen with a blinking cursor at the top left of the screen. It remained in that state for about 2 or 3 minutes, then began the process of loading Win XP and loaded it properly.

That is its continuous pattern now. I removed Norton, did not fix it. I did a system restore to the point it came from the computer shop, did not fix it.

Once it completes booting, everything seems to work OK, but it is really trying to wait for several minutes while the computer does something behind the black screen.

Any help will be most appreciated.



A:Slow Booting Computer

you may have a lot of programs that start when you turn on your computer

try disabling them in msconfig

Go to: start - run - type MSCONFIG - startup tab - disable all except for A/V & F/W

another good program to use is call CCCleaner (my Prefered way & its free)


load it up & opem program

goto - tool - startup - delete all programs and other except for your antvirus & Firewall.

restart computer and do a defrag..

should run alot faster now

* this program is a little ripper (use the cleaner part and remove all the unwanted crap your computer stores when travelling the web..)

hope this help / good luck

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When my computer starts up, it seems to take forever now. I had a spyware problem...could that be why? If I use the CD that came with the computer, I know it wil erase everything, but will it also give me my programs back, like the intervideoDVD software and Notebook Maximizer? And also, how can I save my email in Outlook Expres before I do my recovery CD? Thanks so much!

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I have just a couple things I'm a bit concerned about.

1. When my computer starts up and gets to the "Windows Starting" blue screen, it takes almost 5 minutes before the log in prompt appears for my password. Once I enter that and it goes to the desktop, then it takes another 5 minutes at least for all the icons to appear on the screen where I can actually start doing something. Once everything is finished and all icons are appearing on the desktop, then for the most part it runs ok with a few exceptions at times, I think mostly due to the 256 RAM I have. The start up used to only take a minute or less when it was new and even after the first year. It's about 4 years old now though, so is the slowness due to normal usage over 4 years of time? Or could there be something else slowing it down? I do plan to upgrade the RAM soon but it seems like it shouldn't be this slow even with only 256. It's mostly just in the start up processes. Once I'm in doing things, internet, etc., it isn't that slow overall.

2. I have a couple items listed in the Add/Remove programs window that I can't remove. One is called Adware and the other is also some kind of Adware related item, but neither appear in the programs or anywhere else on the computer. I think whatever files went to those programs have been deleted long ago, but for some reason it won't let me clear out the names in the add/remove window. Is there some way to remove those witho... Read more

A:Computer Is Very Slow Booting Up, Not Sure Why

That is way too slow. Have you run any cleaner programs or defragmented your hdd?Ccleaner will remove temporary files, logs, cookies, etc. The exact name of the programs you can't delete would help to identify any malware. If you haven't used the two programs below, suggest you do that after cleanup and defragmenting your drive.Remove temporary files, logs, cookies, etc. by using Ccleaner. Do not use "Advanced Settings" or the "Issues" button. Use only the default settings. http://www.ccleaner.com/Install Super Antispyware. Run it in safe mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds. http://www.superantispyware.com/Run the online scan for Bit Defender in normal mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds.http://www.bitdefender.com/scan8/ie.html--------------------------------------------------------------------------------How To start Windows in Safe Modehttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-start-windows-in-safe-mode/--------------------------------------------------------------------------------If you have a lot of programs in your startup list that you don't use you can block those from startup and use them on demand. There are some security programs that take a long time to start and use a lot resources once started that slow down an older comp. Describe what programs you have running at startup.

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Hi everyone
My computer has crashed when I start playing with left4 dead and after I rebooted my computer the computer took about 7-10 minutes to boot up completely. This is the fourth day I have tried to fix it and I have just run out of solutions.
I?m using Windows XP Pro SP3
This is what I?ve tried to scan my computer with:
Malware bytes? Anti ?Malware, SBYbot search and Destroy, Super Anti Spyware and Avast Antivirus. I did a system restore, check disk, registry scan, sfc /scannow, Rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks scan and also a Burn in Test scan and all scans have passed all tests. I even used Seatools HDD and it too has passed and I have also uninstalled Windows xp SP3 and reinstalled and nothing has helped to solve my problem.
I think maybe my Master Boot Record has some problems but if I go repair it maybe I going to lose my partition on my HDD.
I appreciate any help given from anyone.
Thank you very much.

A:Computer slow booting up

Hi Popey -You have covered almost everything - Have you uninstalled the program that may have caused the problem ?? I do not play L 4 D so I am a bit unsure about the actual program - Can it be removed fully, retest your system and reinstall to see if there is problems ??Is your CPU running overly high with the game and are heating problems OK ?? Temps generally 50 to 55 C as a rule are high enough most times -Also assuming you keep fans and cabinet reasonably dust free (as you seem to know all the good things) -How much RAM is the unit running and do you have a good Video card installed -Please perform the following, so that we can get the exact specs of your computer. This will better assist us in helping you more.Publish a Snapshot using SpeccyThe below is for those who cannot get onlinePlease take caution when attaching a text file to your post if you cannot copy/paste the link to your post, you will need to edit it to make sure that your Windows Key is not present.

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$3k laptop, thunderbolt doesnt work and try to upgrade firmware gave me error that there is no controller, have been working on setting this laptop up for two days. Changed bios graphics to discrete (latest bios version) BIG MISTAKE now it won't boot AT ALL, not even to get into bios. It seems they didn't do any testing.  On hold now for support for 30 min and counting ..... 

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I did everything that was directed in the first thread of this forum from the Moderators and what not.

I checked my computer with the Adaware and then ran a virus scan. It detected a trojan and deleted it or at least it said it did.

I then ran Hijackthis and save the log file. I ran highjackthis Analyzer then and am copying the txt file here for help.

My problem is that when I boot my computer it takes an incredibly long time for my toolbar to become active...this just started recently. I can't access anything and it takes about two minutes before my pop-up blocker software starts as well as the toolbar and object dock I have. Nothing has changed on my computer for over 6 months. Anyway, let me know if there is anything I can fix from the HJT. Here's the log. Thanks,

Log was analyzed using HijackThis Analyzer - Updated on 12/17/04
Get updates at http://www.greyknight17.com/download.htm#programs

***Security Programs Detected***


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 9:43:37 AM, on 12/22/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\OfficeScan Client\ntrtscan.ex... Read more

A:Computer is booting terrible slow

Your log is clean.

Not knowing your system specs.......considering the combination of network configurations, Trend Micro apps and GAIM, I would not be surprised to hear it takes awhile to boot.

I will recommend a couple tools to try, to see if anything is hiding there. If they are unsuccessful in resolving your issue, we will have to move this thread over to the XP forum for further follow-up.



The Temp folders should be cleaned out periodically as installation programs and hijack programs leave a lot of junk there. Download CleanUp! (Alternate Link if main link don't work) and install it. Run CleanUp! and click on CleanUp! button. When it asks you if you want to logoff, click on Yes.

Download TDS-3. Learn how to use it here. Make sure to update it after you installed it. You can get the manual updates here. When you launch the program, it will scan your memory for running processes. This will take less than 30 seconds. Next go to System Testing on the menu and choose Full System Scan. After that's finished, post the log file by selecting everything on the top pane (select from bottom to top).

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Running Win XP SP2 on 700 mghz IBM notebook with 192 mb ram.

Have AVG anti-virus, ZoneAlarm firewall, update and run Ad-aware and Spybot S&D regularly, use System Mechanic to clean up.

Have also run Housecall and PandaSoft online scans.

Recently the computer takes 5 minutes to boot up and then when the desktop finally appears it takes another 5 minutes before a program opens after clicking on the icon.

Ctrl/Alt/Del to get Task Manager sometimes shows 100% usage!! Seems like something is always running.

Could this be caused by a trojan?

Any suggestions?

A:Computer Extremely Slow Booting Up

Chances are that, if you have used all the applications you have mentioned to scan your hard drive, the problem may have been caused by something other than a virus or a trojan.
Have you, for example, installed any new applications/updates recently?
Have you checked to see what applications launch on start-up that may not be needed?

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I've defrag'd and done everything to minimize computer slowness.  I constantly run ccleaner which helps for a few days and then the computer runs slow or comes to a halt.
First.txt -
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:22-11-2015
Ran by KenSteven (administrator) on KENSTEVEN-HP (22-11-2015 19:49:48)
Running from C:\Users\KenSteven\Downloads
Loaded Profiles: KenSteven (Available Profiles: KenSteven)
Platform: Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64) Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: IE)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)
(IDT, Inc.) C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\stacsv64.exe
(Hewlett-Packard Company) C:\Windows\System32\hpservice.exe
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
(Microsoft Corporation) C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\ClientX64\officeclicktorun.exe
(PFU LIMITED) C:\Windows\twain_32\Fjscan32\FJTWMKSV.exe
(Hewlett-Packard Company) C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Client Services\HPClientServices.exe
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A:Possible malware???? Computer booting really really slow.

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===I need to see the Addition.txt file that was created by the Farbar tool.Please attach a file to your next reply:In the Reply section in the bottom of the topic Click the "more reply Options" button.Attach the file.Select the "Choose a File" navigate to the location of the File.Click the file you wish to Attach.Click the Add reply button.===I will review both logs and suggest a fix.

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Hello,I am helping my wife straighten out her computer. I have run hijackthis and the suggested dds. We appreciate your help. Please let me know if you need additional info.First the hijackthis log then the dds txt. I ran the dds first and have been working on the startup programs in the meantime using the suggested download.ThanksDJLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 3:18:33 PM, on 1/21/2009Platform: 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\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\brsvc01a.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\brss01a.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\McAfee\MBK\MBackMonitor.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\HP\HP So... Read more

A:Slow computer, problems booting

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. Also please explain your problem as fully as possible. Each little detail will help in getting your system cleaned up and functional again.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scans:Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mba... Read more

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I am in need of some help improving the performance of an older Win XP Compaq computer.  Mom just wants to do some email and do some light web surfing for recipies and stuff.
I had installed Maleware bytes and Spybot...but now I have hauled it to my home to improve its performance and it isn't connected to the internet.  I'm hopeing to DL programs or updates to my laptop and save to a thumb drive to help hers run better.. slow start-up, slow loading...ect.

A:My mothers Win XP computer booting up and running slow

Try installing Crap Cleaner - that usually helps quite a bit if it is used regularly. I use Crap Cleaner 3.03 on my machine daily.

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

Thanks for any advice you can give me.

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroup
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
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A:very slow computer (esp. booting and opening applications)

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

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been going on for about a week; it eventually boots but not after constant attempts at repairs. All virus scans are showing nothing. Here are my logs, hope I have done them right:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 11:07:14 AM, on 20/01/2013
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16457)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG2013\avgui.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://g.msn.com/USCON/23
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://g.msn.com/USCON/23
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://searchfunmoods.com/?f=1&a=do...AtCyDtN1L2XzutBtFtBtFtDtFtAyEyE&cr=1406072711
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
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A:Computer running slow/errors in booting

Run the following:

Download http://general-changelog-team.fr/fr/downloads/finish/20-outils-de-xplode/2-adwcleaner by Xplode onto your Desktop.
Please close all open programs and internet browsers.
Double click on Adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.
Click on Delete.
Confirm each time with OK.
Your computer will be rebooted automatically. A text file will open after the restart.
Please post the content of that logfile in your reply.
You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[Sn].txt as well - n is the order number.

Post that log..


Delete any versions of Combofix that you may have on your Desktop, download a fresh copy from the following link :-

Ensure that Combofix is saved directly to the Desktop <--- Very important

Disable all security programs as they will have a negative effect on Combofix, instructions available here http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic114351.html if required. Be aware the list may not have all programs listed, if you need more help please ask.

Close any open browsers and any other programs you might have running

Double click the icon to run the tool (Vista or Windows 7 users right click and select "Run as Administrator)

Instructions for running Combofix available here http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofix if required.

If you are using windows XP It might display a pop up saying that "Recovery console is not installed, do you wan... Read more

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Hey there,

For the last 2 to 3 days my computer has been running ultra slow and I?m pretty sure it?s due to this Trojan I found in my computer!.

i have used s&d program to scan and try and delete it but I don?t think it has deleted it in full. The virus i find is called WIN32.BHO.FDJ and within that there are 10 different entries. it also keeps disabling my antivirus program and also spyware program. Also won?t let me run a virus scan!

I?m running vista 64bit and have also tried using hijack this to delete some missing files, but it seems to not delete, they just reappear if I scan again. Even in safe mode. Please help me out have a look below at my hijack this log to help me find my problem.

Thanks for reading and hope to hear from you shortly


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:49:16 PM, on 5/03/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\DNA\btdna.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Symantec AntiVirus\VPTray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.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
R1 - H... Read more

A:Help with virus, computer running/booting slow!

Hello and Welcome to TSF.

We no longer use HijackThis as our initial analysis tool.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link I'll give you below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a

Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps

link at the top of each page.


Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:


After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new thread, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.


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Last few days my computer has been extremely slow on startup. On startup it gets to desktop fine and everything runs at normal speed for about a minute and then as if a programme turns on taking up huge memory (on task manager processes tab it shows nothing) everything runs super slow for about 10 minutes and then it goes back to normal speed again. I've run AVG, Malwarebytes, Spybot S & D and SuperAntiSpyware to try and get rid of the potential virus but it is still here.

any help is appreciated!

A:Random slow ten minutes when booting up computer

I would try a clean boot to see if it helps, if it does you can then re enable bit by bit until you find the offending issue
Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

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Hello All:

You all were so very helpful with my son's computer that I was hoping you might be able to help me out with my other
computer. This is the results of the scan on Hijack This. Thanks in advance....

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 15:37:03, on 7/18/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.17055)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFSvcs.exe
C:\Program Files\Novatel Wireless\Novacore\Server\NvtlSrvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Sling Media\SlingAgent\SlingAgentService.exe
C:\Program Files\Comcast\Desktop Doctor\bin\sprtsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Sprint\Sprint SmartView\RDVCHG.exe
C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfcmon\BrMfcWnd.exe
C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfcmon\BrMfimon.exe
C:\Program Files\Sprint\Sprint SmartView\SprintSV.exe
C:\Program Files\Sprint\Sprint SmartView\RcAppSvc.exe
C:\Progr... Read more

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Hi! I would appreciate any help you could give me. For the past few weeks, my computer has been booting slower and slower. It is now taking 10-15 minutes to boot to a usable state. I haven't added any new programs in the last few months. I did add WinCleaner OneClick Cleanup about 2 days ago thinking that it might help, but it did not. I know it must have to do with the number of start-up programs there are, but since this just started recently, I don't know what has changed. And I cannot remember when I upgraded to IE7, but I'm fairly sure it before this problem started (I don't think it's related).

Thank you for your help! Here is my HiJack This log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 2:15:11 PM, on 2/8/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AppCore\AppSvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Ghost\Agent\PQV2iSvc.exe
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A:Computer Has Started Booting Extremely Slow!

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My computer has recently started experiencing extremely slow boots (about 20-30 minutes), and after I have managed to log in, programs are unresponsive when I try to open them. It will end up just freezing completely on me. I believe I was trying to open my internet browser (Google Chrome) when I noticed it first.

I have managed to boot the computer in Safe Mode with Networking, however, and I've tried disk defrag, disk cleanup, and a system restore, but all have been ineffective.

My computer is a Sony Vaio, Model #PCG-61611L. I have Windows 7 Home Premium OS. It has a AMD Athlon II P340 Dual-Core Processor 2.19 GHz. RAM is 3.00 GB. It's a 64bit OS.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. I've never had to try solving a problem like this before, so detailed descriptions or good tutorials would be very helpful to me. Thank you.

A:Computer has extremely slow boot, unresponsive after booting.

Clean boot to remove unnecessary items from the Startup section,
Troubleshooting for win-7,

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Hello, I don't know what has been going on with my computer lately, but it is very slow. I also have been having issues on it shutting down and starting up. I know the system is old, but I really don't want to have to replace it right now if I don't have to. I am unsure if this is a malware/virus problem or something even more serious.

I don't mind spending some money to make this machine faster if necessary. So any recommendations on that will be much appreciated.

Here are my specs:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version

OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit

Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6420 @ 2.13GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 6

Processor Count: 2

RAM: 7167 Mb

Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 630, -2048 Mb

Hard Drives: C: 232 GB (46 GB Free);

Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., P5B-E Plus

Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Enabled and Updated

I appreciate any help, Thomas

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Sempron(tm) 140 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 1790 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 4200, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 293485 MB, Free - 219479 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 04GJJT
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

http://imgur.com/Q0VU8l0 - task manager

The physical memory on this goes up really high, and stays there with maybe a little drop for about 20 minutes. It also goes up real high once every few days. It wasn't really an issue in the winter.. i don't turn off my computer but now it's stormy and I will be each night if there is even a slight chance of rain and waiting half an hour to use this is really freaking inconvenient.

This has been going on for months. I have used avast, malwarbytes, and this trendmicro thing numerous times and nothing ever comes up. Everything was fine up till about a year ago. Then it started taking forever to sort itself out and let me do anything. I'm an nearly to the point where I'm willing to try to install more RAM(?) .. but I shouldn't need to do that. The PM shouldn't be so high in the first place! Something is causing it... some setting or something I installed maybe or turned off to get it to start up quicker...

Anyway.. posted in here even though i probably wont get an answer because years ago when I did h... Read more

A:computer super slow and sluggish after booting and periodically during the day


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Thank you to anyone who addresses this!

I am using Windows XP on a Dell Latitude D510.

I use Avast Antivirus and MalwareBytes Anti-Malware. Both are running with no bad stuff found.

However, my computer is taking almost 10 minutes to boot up. I checked my StartMenu for Administrator, All Users, and My name, and I only have my Blackberry Desktop Manager.

I also get the "Server Busy" box with a "Switch to" and "Retry" option.

I have installed Hijack This as I have read on forums, and here is my log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:28:01 AM, on 2/12/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
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:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\OpenManage\Client\Iap.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\WIN... Read more

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i am having quite a few problems with my laptop that i am hoping you can help me with if at all possible!

1. When booting up the computer it can take anything up to twenty / thirty minutes for the computer to be useable. After this time ti will generally work ok, but the whole time the red light on the hard disk access is constantly either flashing or solidly on.

2. A few times now I have had a pop up coming up trying to take me to a link stating that my copy of windows is not genuine. i know that the windows I have installed is 100% genuine and has not changed. I have not clicked on any links that it was offering as I believed it to be false. i have checked on the actual windows update section of the computer and this allowed me to access as normal and to check for updates without any warnings.

3. A number of times the computer will completely grind to a halt again with the red hard disk access light on solidly and will freeze for anything up to five minutes and then work fine again for a period of time.

4. About a week ago I had an issue where the laptop would not close down at all. This was despite trying the shutdown button. In the end I had to force the computer to turn off by pressing and holding the power button. i then ran CCleaner and this seemed to cure the problem.

5. I have had a number of times where the computer has 'blue screened' crashed and rebooted itself. i didn't get chance to see what the messages were. Each time the computer app... Read more

A:Very slow computer booting up, stating that windows is not genuine, halting/stalling

Hello mr_teacher,

Thank you for taking the time to explain the issues you're having. The detail was most helpful.

Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware to your desktop.
Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to the following:
Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
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.
When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
Be sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
When completed, a log will open in Notepad. Save it to your desktop.
Note: Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware may require a reboot to complete removals. After a reboot, if required, post that saved log in your next reply.

Is there any improvement in machine behavior?

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I am trying to help a friend. Her computer would hardly boot yesterday, but after 10 minutes or longer, it would load. Programs hardly run and if they do are impossibly slow to run. Windows task manager keeps popping up. It won't close. We tried to set the registry back to an earlier date, but it won't take. My guess is that is a virus. She had AVG anti-virus running now it won't run either. Any thoughts? Any reliable online site which could scan the computer?

A:XP very slow booting and barely running after finally booting

Follow the 5 Steps to Remove Spyware link in my signature below. The 5 Steps will direct you to some reputable online virus scanners as well as help you post a HijackThis log for analysis by the HijackThis analysts here at TSF.


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I've been having a terrible slow down in recent time. I think the main reason behind that is Windows Explorer. While I am not using it the PC works okay. Then I open it and after 10-15 min all I can do is restart the machine, often only manually. Maybe, there is another reason for that, though.

Any help will be appreciated! Thank you.

A:Extreme PC Slow Down

Not much to go on so lets start by asking you to go here and download hijackthis,to its own folder (important) away from the desktop http://www.majorgeeks.com/download3155.html this will tell us a lot about your computer so we can help you fix the problem......

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Lately my pc has been crawling, even when performing (just about) the simplest tasks. It often freezes up while surfing simple web pages, forcing me to quit everything I'm doing and restart! It's extremely frustrating and I'm close to firing it out the nearest window. I've only 256mb RAM, maybe that's a contributing factor at times when I've a few power hungry programmes open? But, it's gotten ridiculous lately and I'm sure I've got some nasties hiding somewhere!I've done everything advised in the Preparation guide - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/And even re-downloaded hijackthis after being directed to the thread advising me to do so after my first posting log attempt ... so here goes a second time - Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 23:39:28, on 02/06/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16441)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\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\Stardock\SDMCP.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG Free\avgamsvr.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG Free\avgupsvc.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG Free\avgemc.exeC:\Program Files\GameSpot\DownloadManager_Win32.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBA... Read more

A:Extreme Pc Slow Down, Please Help!

Hello Cagey and welcome to the BC HijackThis forum. I don't see any signs of infections in the log but there is a bit of housekeeping that we can do and there is also a program that has the potential to download malware.First let's do the housekeeping.Start HijackThis and click the Scan button to perform a scan. Look for the following items and click in the checkbox in front of each item to select it:R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - {CFBFAE00-17A6-11D0-99CB-00C04FD64497}_ - (no file)O16 - DPF: {56336BCB-3D8A-11D6-A00B-0050DA18DE71} - http://software-dl.real.com/2867c1e26d6cca...ip/RdxIE601.cabO16 - DPF: {91433D86-9F27-402C-B5E3-DEBDD122C339} - http://www.netvenda.com/sites/gampr-ie/iep/games7.cabNow close ALL open windows except HijackThis and click the Fix Checked button to finish the repair.I would also recommend uninstalling Torrent Manager. It is considered unsafe and capable of downloading malware. See the information here. The choice is yours but I would not keep it installed.The HijackThis forum deals exclusively with virus and malware issues. HijackThis does not have the capability to analyze performance, hardware or application issues. For these types of issues I would suggest posting to the Windows XP Home and Professional forumThe techs in that forum specialize in matters pertaining to the operating system, performance and applications. Let... Read more

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For some time my windows is extreme slow. When I power up the comp in the morning it takes 15 min so I can start working. It's also slow when I restart it but no so extreme. I have two same computers in the company the second one works fine but this one is a nightmare. I did some scans with Windows Defender, Avira Antivirus, Advanced system optimizer. I also deleted temp directories (safe mode) from windows because there is still some *.exe file running from windows/temp, maybe thats the cause for the slowdown??? here is the text from Hijackthis logfile so you can see if there is any unusual thing running. sorry for my bad English. please help

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:44:13, on 16.8.2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Unable to get Internet Explorer version!

Running processes:
C:\Programske datoteke\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Programske datoteke\AntiVir\avguard.exe
C:\Programske datoteke\AntiVir\sched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Programske datoteke\Trend Micro\Client Server Security Agent\ntrtscan.exe
C:\Programske datoteke\Trend Micro\Client Server Security Agent\tmlisten.exe
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A:windows extreme slow

I can see one piece of malware that needs to come out..

Please download FixWareout from one of these sites:

Save it to your desktop and run it. Click Next, then Install, make sure "Run fixit" is checked and click Finish.
The fix will begin; follow the prompts.
You will be asked to reboot your computer; please do so.
Your system may take longer than usual to load; this is normal.
Once the desktop loads Save the text that will open (report.txt) to your desktop.

1) Go to Start > Control Panel >Network Connections. Right click your default connection, usually Local Area Connection or Dial-up Connection if you are using Dial-up, and left click on Properties.
* Make a note of the settings before you change them just in case you need to put them back how they were.
Double-click on the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) item and select the radio button that says Obtain DNS servers automatically. Click OK twice.

2) Go to Start > Run, enter CMD and click OK.
At the Dos Prompt Screen, type in cd\ and then press <ENTER>.
Now type in ipconfig /flushdns and then press <ENTER>. (notice the space after ipconfig)
Close the command prompt window.

When your system reboots, follow the prompts. Afterwards, HijackThis will launch. Please click Scan, and check the following items:

O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{5F67A389-8008-4C61-B6... Read more

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I have an HP a6863w that came with Vista but also a W7 upgrade (W7 hadn't been released yet). Did the upgrade to W7, no problems. Learned to love W7, but then about a month ago I got a pretty bad Malware infection and ended up having to reinstall Vista, then W7 (Docs stayed intact). Since then my mouse has been very sluggish and the computer has generally been very slow and unresponsive. A friend of mine has said he experienced the same thing after a reinstall. I'm wondering if this is something common, or if any of you have experienced this yourselves or can offer any advise? Maybe there's some setting that can be tweaked?

A:Extreme;y slow after W7-64 reinstall

Have you tried performing a repair install to see if it was just a bad install?

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Hello, i'm not sure what my trouble is, all I know is Kasp found 5 'very dangerous' files and AVG found 4 'Tracking cookie' files, DDS and GMER will not work on my System, I'm using Vista (Sigh), I would really appreciate some help.

Edit: I've tried everything in the 'slow running comp' thread to, helped somewhat, but I think I still may have a virus.

A:Slow and extreme lag issues

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See if RSIT will run:
Download RSIT by random/random and Save it to your Desktop.
Double-click RSIT.exe to run the tool.
Click Continue at the disclaimer screen.
When the scan completes it will open a log named log.txt maximized, and a log named info.txt minimized.
Please copy/paste the contents of log.txt in your next reply.
Please attach info.txt to your reply.
To attach a file to a reply, simplyClick the Manage Attachments button under Additional Options > Attach Files on the post composition page, and
Copy and Paste the following into the Upload File from your Computer box:C:\rsit\info.txt
Click Upload

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ok so just recently I got broadband internet because we have always been out of range for everything, including cable and DSL and stuff like that. so for Christmas my dad got wireless internet. (not exactly sure what its called but has some sort of antenea/satelite lookiing thing that is at this website http://ejourney.com/wireless.html) well that is what we have and we got the cheapest package that you can. so of course its not lightning fast but at least its better than dialup. so now that that is out of the way... my download speed are terrible sometimes! just now I was trying to download a file and it started out at like 68kbs and then sometimes it stays steady but most of the time it drops down to around 4 or 5 kbs (sometimes it stays around 23 or so but sometimes it stops completely because it is soooooo slow. Oh, by the way I am using a laptop that is connected wirelessly to the internet. I was just wondering why my speeds are so low. and if there is any way of increasing them.

A:EXTREME slow downloading

A good sight to poke around in is: www.speedguide.net there are some tests you can run and optimize your connection speed etc. It's highly insightfull and very educational as well. Give it a try, just make sure you come back here! Cheers!

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