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#1 nicky01

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Posted 13 May 2008 - 04:45 PM

hi all my name is nicky, i'm very new to forums but just about ready to wreck this computer. Cant work out if it needs restored or if its just a crap pc. seems to be getting slower by the day and my system restore is unsuccessful every time, says it is unable to restore and my files have not been affected. any advice would be much appreciated. thanks :huh:

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#2 figgis41

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Posted 14 May 2008 - 01:00 PM

hi Nicky,,,, have you scanned your system for viruses and spyware.
If not then run a compleat virus scan with your anti virus software,,,, then download this spyware scanner, the free version ,,, update the defonitions and boot in safe mode and run a complete scan.
http://www.superantispyware.com/
then download this cleaner and read the instructions in the links i also have posted and clean up your pc
http://www.ccleaner.com/

http://www.internetrotsyourbrain.com/ccleanerbeginnersguide/

http://www.timeatlas.com/tutorials/Ccleaner.htm

see if any of this helps,,,,,,, good luck
Figgis,,,, LUFC

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Posted 14 May 2008 - 01:51 PM

to prevent any program clashes, maybe you can tell us what antivirus program you have installed and what other protection programs are on there. when did you last update them and run each on full deep scans?

(I will see if the Mods will consider this for moving to the 'am I infected' section )

Edited by ruby1, 14 May 2008 - 01:54 PM.


#4 garmanma

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Posted 14 May 2008 - 04:10 PM

Do the scans, as suggested, and report back with the results. Also, a more detailed description of the problems you're having will help us decide which way we should proceed with your computer
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