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#1 Bashebabutt

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Posted 25 October 2008 - 03:12 PM

Okay I am having some issues. First off this computer was badly infected (around 250 Trojans). It is clean now and checked on the thread on "Am i infected". So the problems that were occurring that I thought were from infection are still there.

Desktop takes forever to load...like 10 minutes.
Once loaded and you click on any application...it takes forever to load.
And I cannot download windows updates....even going to the website it still wont accept it. At first it was saying Virtual Windows too low, so I added a gig of RAM. Still wont go...and it is the service pack 3 it wont take.


Should I reformat?

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 25 October 2008 - 03:16 PM

The effects of malware on a system...often seem to remain long after users think that infected files have been removed.

Of course, they probably have been removed...but the effects of the malware on the system don't necessarily end with the removal of x files.

I'd suggest a clean install, giving yourself a good base and the chance to keep it that way.

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