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Computer is slow, Maybe a registry issue


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#1 crewjones33

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Posted 27 February 2011 - 08:50 AM

I started a topic in the virus section and they have directed me here. They said that i am all clean on that end and beleive i might have a soft or hardware conflict. I am fixing this computer for a friend and it has Fixcleaner installed. Im not sure if it could have changed the registry or not. I have received several errors, i am not sure if they apply here..

While i was trying to close out some open windows. Windows stopped responding and the screen went black. Now i have a pop up that says " Logon process has failed to create the security options dialog. Failure - Security Options "

Windows Explore stops responding frequently.

I have also had a pop up at the bottom of the screen came up and said... Mswinext.exe was a corrupt file

The computer freezes often and i have to restart it. I think there might be to many processes running.


I did run SFC and this is the log it gave me:

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
Copyright 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>sfc /scannow

Beginning system scan. This process will take some time.

Beginning verification phase of system scan.
Verification 100% complete.
Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of th
em.
Details are included in the CBS.Log windir\Logs\CBS\CBS.log. For example
C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.log

C:\Windows\system32>



Thanks for any help. Here is a link to my last topic if it might help.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic376437.html/page__view__findpost__p__2113908__fromsearch__1

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 27 February 2011 - 09:41 AM

Try running the chkdsk /r equivalent.

http://maximumpcguides.com/windows-vista/how-to-use-check-disk-in-windows-vista/

If it is unable to overcome damaged system files...and you've run sfc properly (with disk), then I'd say an attempted repair is your only alternative, before going to a clean install.

Before I did either...I would run a hard drive diagnostic.

Free Hard Drive Testing Tools - Hard Drive Diagnostics - http://pcsupport.about.com/od/toolsofthetrade/tp/tophddiag.htm

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/repair-windows-with-windows-startup-repair/

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/88236-repair-install-vista.html

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