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#1 pcaz1234

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Posted 04 November 2010 - 09:11 PM

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Pc locks ups after startup and during malware scans
Vista computer freezes after startup. It also freezes at ADLAUNCH when scanning with Spybot and at mfperror.dll when scanning with Malware bytes. To get to this file it took 1 hour and 9 minutes. If the computer is not been scanned it would still freeze 10 minutes into it. I had verified is not a corrupted profile by creating a new one. Seems to be malware but I am not able to complete scans . It even locked up during a chkdsk.

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Posted 07 November 2010 - 04:24 PM

Could someone help?

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While we understand your frustration at having to wait, please note that Bleeping Computer deals with several hundred requests for assistance such as yours on a daily basis. As a result, our backlog is quite large as are other comparable sites that help others with malware issues. Although our MRT Team members work on hundreds of requests each day, they are all volunteers who work logs when they can and are able to do so. No one is paid by Bleeping Computer for their assistance to our members.

Further, our malware removal staff is comprised of team members with various levels of skill and expertise to deal with thousands of malware variants, some more complex than others. Although we try to take DDS/HJT logs in order (starting with the oldest), it is often the skill level of the particular helper and sometimes the operating system that dictates which logs get selected first. Some infections are more complicated than others and require a higher skill level to remove. Without that skill level attempted removal could result in disastrous results. In other instances, the helper may not be familiar with the operating system that you are using, since they use another. In either case, neither of us want someone to assist you who is not familiar with your issue and attempt to fix it.

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That is why I have made an edit to your last post, instead of a reply. Please do not multiple post here, as that only pushes you further down the queue and causes confusion to the staff.

Please be patient. It may take several days to get a response but your log will be reviewed and answered as soon as possible. I advise checking your topic once a day for responses as the e-mail notification system is unreliable.

Thank you for understanding.

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Edited by Orange Blossom, 07 November 2010 - 06:53 PM.


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Posted 12 November 2010 - 09:31 PM

Hi,

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Posted 17 November 2010 - 07:24 PM

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