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#1 rookie84

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Posted 07 January 2011 - 07:48 PM

Hello, Hope i can clearly explain. I'm running Win XP. I recently had a virus problem ( folks were getting ads from my email address)
I normally have Avast as my anti virus, but when my computer started slowing down I bought/down loaded:
Spybot, Malwarebyte's anti malware, CC Cleaner, Advanced system care, Wise registry cleaner, Reg cure, and possible one more I forget . Running these programs seems to have solved most of my problems, except that my computer has begun to run scans, not sure what is running, every four-five minutes. I disabled most of the programs I named, rather set them to run manually..rather than automatically. Still, I can't figure what it is that is running. As I write this I can hear drive whirring as it begins another scan. Would running the prog Hijackthis possible point out what is going on with my computer? Sorry for long-windedness, would appreciate any suggestions. thanks

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#2 boopme

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Posted 07 January 2011 - 10:51 PM

You have way too many tools running and reg cleaners that are doing more harm then good. Do not install HJT or anything else please. Do not uninstall anything yet either

Try shutting down thw machine and see if they stop. Did you scan with Malwarebyte's and get a log that you can post?
The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply. Be sure to post the complete log to include the top portion which shows MBAM's database version and your operating system.
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