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I have wierd lag on my pc


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#1 ^eRrOR^

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Posted 26 June 2009 - 02:40 PM

Hi, I have weird lag going on with my pc, I'm no idiot when it comes to protection and pc usage but I'm truely stuck now.
also my explorer crashes every time I try to use it to view my hard drives, it would be fine with one drive but then when you click on the next one it crashes every time.
(below is the error returned when explorer crashes)
AppName: explorer.exe	 AppVer: 6.0.2900.3156	 ModName: unknown
ModVer: 0.0.0.0	 Offset: 01a71312

here's my anti-virus info
ClamWin 0.95.2 (up-to-date)
Comodo Firewall 3.9.95478.509 (up-to-date)
UnHackMe 4.6 release Build 285 (up-to-date)

any help would be great with this, if any information is needed I can get it for you, like I said, I'm not an idiot when it comes to computing :thumbsup:

By weird lag, I mean, runs fine for a few mins then pauses for about 1 to 3 mins, browsers have the same behavior but it's with loading of web pages, games will either stutter and then play fine or if it's online I get stutters with the graphics but not disconnection, if I open up notepad.exe then it will either load right away or I have to wait 1 to 3 mins, I some times loose internet connection for about 10 secounds but I'm on fiber optic (Virgin) with a wired connection and even have a brand new router and modem due to this problem.

(edit made to fall in line with guide lines)

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Posted 26 June 2009 - 08:39 PM

What does the Event Viewer show at the time of the problem?
Have you tested your memory?
http://www.memtest.org/
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Posted 26 June 2009 - 11:09 PM

at the time I get the lagging, nothing in event viewer, I've yet to test the memory as I'm running Malwarebytes on all my drives.

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Posted 27 June 2009 - 08:11 PM

my ram checks out 100% fine, if I do a clean boot with only what windows needs to run I get speed like a fresh install of the OS

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Posted 28 June 2009 - 04:45 PM

Well if you want we can run some scans and see if anything shows



The process of cleaning your computer may require you to temporarily disable some security programs. If you are using SpyBot Search and Destroy, please refer to Note 2 at the bottom of this page.

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.
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  • Make sure you are connected to the Internet.
  • Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
  • When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
  • When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:
    • Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
    • Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
  • Then click Finish.
MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.
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  • Press the OK button to close that box and continue.
  • If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.
On the Scanner tab:
  • Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.
  • Then click on the Scan button.
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  • The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.
  • When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".
  • Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.
Back at the main Scanner screen:
  • Click on the Show Results button to see a list of any malware that was found.
  • Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
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