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The Works: Seriously Slow, Trojans, Malware..etc

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#1 HSmirk


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Posted 18 January 2009 - 08:55 AM

Recently my brother was kind enough to give me his old laptop. (Windows XP- Media Center Edition- Version 2002- Service Pack 2) Now that I've started using it I think I know why. >.<

It's been about a week now and I feel like everything that can go wrong without this thing actually blowing up has. I'm not computer savvy at all and this is really frustrating.

The biggest symptoms are:
Taking about five minutes to load personal settings and desktop after typing in and entering administrative password or not loading at all, forcing a restart.
Randomly shutting down (sometimes accompanied by a blue screen of death or pop-ups saying that I'm infected with a virus and the system must shut down.)

So far I've run Rogue Remover, SUPERAntiSpyware, Lavasoft- AdAware, AVG, & Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. They've already found a disgusting amount of viruses and have quarantined/removed but the above mentioned problems are still around. Is there anything else that I can or should do? Any help would be extremely appreciated!

Edited by HSmirk, 18 January 2009 - 09:14 AM.

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#2 garmanma


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Posted 18 January 2009 - 11:34 AM

Please reboot the computer
Open MBAM and click Update tab, select Check for Updates,when done
click Scanner tab,select FULL scan
After scan click Remove Selected, Post new scan log for review
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#3 HSmirk

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Posted 18 January 2009 - 11:53 PM

Thank you very much for the help. It's very appreciated.

When I restarted my computer it still took about five minutes from the time I entered my password to the desktop loading. After that I loaded and updated Malwarebytes and scanned. The scan didn't look like it found anything, but I haven't seen a "system mandetory shutdown" popup since it started scanning. I restarted again and it still lagged while it started up?


Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.33
Database version: 1666
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2

1/18/2009 8:44:27 PM
mbam-log-2009-01-18 (20-44-27).txt

Scan type: Full Scan (C:\|D:\|)
Objects scanned: 196047
Time elapsed: 1 hour(s), 4 minute(s), 32 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

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