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Computer running extremely slow lately.


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#1 sandman512

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Posted 30 November 2010 - 10:59 AM

Good day everyone. My computer(Windows 7) has been running extremely slowly lately. I ran MBAM in safe mode and it cam up clean. Basically, it boots ups normally, but the web pages take forever to load. Any thoughts/advice? THANKS!

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Posted 30 November 2010 - 01:00 PM

Hello please review Slow Computer/browser? Check Here First; It May Not Be Malware

Please perform a scan with Eset Online Antiivirus Scanner.
This scan requires Internet Explorer to work. Vista/Windows 7 users need to run Internet Explorer as Administrator.
To do this, right-click on the IE icon in the Start Menu or Quick Launch Bar on the Taskbar and select Run As Administrator from the context menu.
  • Click the green Posted Image button.
  • Read the End User License Agreement and check the box:
  • Check Posted Image.
  • Click the Posted Image button.
  • Accept any security warnings from your browser.
  • Check Posted Image
  • Check Remove found threats and Scan potentially unwanted applications. (If given the option, choose "Quarantine" instead of delete.)
  • Click the Start button.
  • ESET will then download updates for itself, install itself, and begin scanning your computer.
  • If offered the option to get information or buy software at any point, just close the window.
  • The scan will take a while so be patient and do NOT use the computer while the scan is running. Keep all other programs and windows closed.
  • When the scan completes, push Posted Image
  • Push Posted Image, and save the file to your desktop as ESETScan.txt.
  • Push the Posted Image button, then Finish.
  • Copy and paste the contents of ESETScan.txt in your next reply.
Note: A log.txt file will also be created and automatically saved in the C:\Program Files\EsetOnlineScanner\ folder.
If you did not save the ESETScan log, click Posted Image > Run..., then type or copy and paste everything in the code box below into the Open dialogue box:

C:\Program Files\ESET\EsetOnlineScanner\log.txt
  • Click Ok and the scan results will open in Notepad.
  • Copy and paste the contents of log.txt in your next reply.
-- Some online scanners will detect existing anti-virus software and refuse to cooperate. You may have to disable the real-time protection components of your existing anti-virus and try running the scan again. If you do this, remember to turn them back on after you are finished.

NOTE: In some instances if no malware is found there will be no log produced.
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Posted 01 December 2010 - 08:30 AM

Boopme,
Thanks for thr reply. Went to run the program and the box opened up and it never loaded.

EDIT: It loaded and I will run it.

Edited by sandman512, 01 December 2010 - 08:52 AM.


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Posted 01 December 2010 - 09:40 AM

Boopme,

Nothing found......

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Posted 01 December 2010 - 11:03 AM

Hello, If there was nothing helpful in the Slow Computer/browser? link then we need a deeper look. Please go here....
Preparation Guide ,do steps 6 - 9.

Create a DDS log and post it in the new topic explained in step 9,which is here Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs and not in this topic,thanks.
If Gmer won't run,skip it and move on.
Let me know if that went well.
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