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Windows Explorer Slow to Open or Not at All


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#1 els622

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 05:31 AM

I had AV8. I have since installed PC Tools Spyware Doctor and Registry Mechanic. I have run both and I thought all the virus was gone. Strange things continue to happen occasionally. One is that my windows explorer sometimes will not open. I eventually have to power my laptop off in order to get out of that hangup. I know this is not good. How can I find out what the problem is? Thanks.

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#2 Allan

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 07:55 AM

1) You should NEVER use any registry cleaners or utilities. NEVER.
2) Nothing you said you ran would have anything to do with ridding your system of a virus
3) If I were you I'd post in the malware forum on this site.

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 09:31 AM

Click this link http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic44690.html and it gives you a brief tutorial on some basic computer maintenance, and like Allan said stay away from Registry Cleaning devices !

Edited by doinmeedin, 25 January 2011 - 09:31 AM.

If life is not an option then why are we not given the option in the first place !





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