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#1 NewEnquirer

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Posted 20 December 2010 - 08:57 PM

Recently my computer has been performing slower than usual.
Yesterday I discovered a new user profile with a random letter combination name appeared in my Documents and Settings folder, but it did not crop up in the list of my users in the Control Panel. The Properties said that user was created on the 19th of December. Yet when I checked the Events Log I found that a service called SyssssLts was trying and failing to log in as that user employing a newly generated password for at least a month and being unable to do so for want of a file. My antivirus programs were showing nothing. I deleted the user and unchecked the systls service in the MS Config. The next time I rebooted the profile did not reappear, however I don't think the problem has gone away.

I would be grateful for assistance.

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Posted 20 December 2010 - 11:16 PM

With the information you have provided I believe you will need help from the malware removal team. I would like you to start a new thread and post a DDS log HERE and include a link to this thread. Please make sure that you read the information about getting started before you start your thread.

It would be helpful if you post a note here once you have completed the steps in the guide and have started your topic in malware removal. Good luck and be patient. Help is on the way!

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