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#1 ReggieB

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Posted 21 August 2009 - 09:29 PM

A few days ago i was on the internet and i caught a virus called Win Av.exe or Windows Anti virus 2009 or 10 i think. I caught one of these before and deleted it successfully and went about my business but this time when i caught it i actually didn't have my firewall on. Well to make long story short i tried to fix myself rebooted while it was on there couldn't run any anti malware or virus scan/programs for a while found a program called combo fix read warnings(but ignored)ran a scan it killed the viruses i think or majority of them after i ran scan my computer started becoming tremendously slow when i go to my user log in screen i log in, but it stays still for at least 10 minutes then finally logs me in and the start up takes forever. My internet freezes up along with other programs. I am now stuck should i wipe out my hard drive and start again or is there a way for me to speed up my computer like it was before.

Edit: I have ran Malware Bytes, Super anti-spyware, and Vipre scans they all find nothing. I also am using McAfee Security Center.


Thanks in advance. :thumbsup:

Edited by ReggieB, 21 August 2009 - 11:26 PM.


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#2 garmanma

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Posted 23 August 2009 - 08:48 PM

I would recommend reformatting and reinstall the OS
I wouldn't know what else to suggest to you
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