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Windows 7 reverting to old format while freezing, trojans, very slow

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#1 andmilne


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Posted 30 September 2010 - 01:02 AM

I have been having issues with ESET (update username and password regularly but had a 1 week period where it was inactive, I reactivated it and it found and deleted 4 trojans from torrent files but keeps notifying me of a Trojan it says it quarantined. I canít find the name of it now in the files, but lately my computer has been slow and also freezing, it will freeze for 15 to 40 seconds and during this time frame my Windows 7 format returns to the old, gray box style format of Windows 97 or earlier. Like the very square edges, gray taskbar with black font type style. Now, IE is stuck that way at the top, the format looks like the old version of Windows.

I am normally good at removing viruses if I know what they are, but this has got me boggled. Any ideas/suggestions?

Edited by hamluis, 30 September 2010 - 06:10 AM.
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#2 caperjac


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Posted 30 September 2010 - 04:04 AM

hi ,did you check out the spyware removal tab top of this page
or the security section here .

Edited by caperjac, 30 September 2010 - 04:06 AM.

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Posted 03 October 2010 - 11:25 PM

Duplicate of this topic: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic351004.html therefore closing.

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