A noticable slowdown in your computers performance, is one of the indications of a spyware/malware problem. While Spybot
are excellent programs, they don't catch everything. I would suggest you also use:aČ free
-a complementary product to antivirus software which is specialized in protection against harmful software. Antivirus software often features an inadequate protection against Trojans, Dialers and Spyware. aČ fills this gap.SpywareBlaster
-A good program that prevents spyware from being installed on your computer in the first place. This program is always running in the background, protecting your computer. It prevents the installation of bad active X controls found in web pages.
These programs, along With Spybot
and used regularly
, will do a lot to keep your computer clean of spyware, trojans, keyloggers, browser hijackers, etc...
Download them, update
them, and then run them.
If that doesn't help, then:
Read the pinned post in the HJT forum, here Please read, and follow, all directions carefully.
Then, run a log, and post it in the HJT forum, at this link
. Do not
, fix anything, yet.
A member, of the HJT Team, will help you out.
It may take a couple of days to get a response, but, the HJT Team are very busy. Please
, be patient, these people are volunteers. They will help you out, as soon as possible
Once you have made the post, please
, DO NOT
make another post in the HJT forum, until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. The first thing they look for, when looking for logs to reply to, is 0 replies
. If you make another post, there will be 1 reply
. The team member, glancing over the replies, might assume someone is already helping you out, and will not respond. So, just make your post, and let it sit there, until a team member responds. This way you will be taken care of, in the most timely manner.
This way, we can eliminate the possibility of spyware/malware, being the cause of your