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#1 JMChris

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Posted 23 September 2009 - 08:17 PM

I haven't been able to pin down the cause of my system bogging down so if someone could take a look at my logfile, I would be very appreciative. Not sure whether this is malware related or not.

I have noticed a svchost.exe entry in process that seems to appears when Vista bogs down, and when I try to look at the services for it, nothing is highlighted.


OS: Vista Home Premium
I don't use IE, only Firefox.

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#2 kahdah

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Posted 10 October 2009 - 10:27 AM

Hello JMChris

Welcome to Welcome to BleepingComputer :(
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  • Download OTL to your desktop.
  • Double click on the icon to run it. Make sure all other windows are closed and to let it run uninterrupted.
  • When the window appears, underneath Output at the top change it to Minimal Output.
  • Under the Standard Registry box change it to All.
  • Check the boxes beside LOP Check and Purity Check.
  • Click the Run Scan button. Do not change any settings unless otherwise told to do so. The scan wont take long.
  • When the scan completes, it will open two notepad windows. OTL.Txt and Extras.Txt. These are saved in the same location as OTL.
  • Please copy (Edit->Select All, Edit->Copy) the contents of these files, one at a time, and post it with your next reply.
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