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Computer starts up with Zone Alarm and SAS disabled

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#1 flybynight42


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Posted 28 January 2010 - 09:40 PM

Hello and thank you in advance for your assistance.

Three weeks ago, I noticed that my PC was suddenly performing drastically slower than normal and my hard drive was active 10x more than usual. So I updated my antivirus & malware scanners, restarted in safe mode, and ran Ccleaner, ATF cleaner, McAfee virus scan, SuperAntiSpyware, and Malwarebytes. None of the scans revealed anything suspicious. But, when I restarted the PC in normal mode, the sluggishness persisted AND both Zone Alarm and SuperAntiSpyware were disabled.

I'm running Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 3 (build 2600) with automatic updates on. And McAfee VirusScan Version 99.9.99 with Realtime File Scanning On.

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