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#1 mal54

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 12:56 PM

Hello to everyone Im a new Member to this forum,Im asking my first question.

Windows XP home2.6ghz
512mb ram norton internet security 2011
Hd71gb
mozilla

A few days ago i started getting norton messages an attempt to attack your pc has been blocked, constantly even when not on the internet.
after running ad aware and spybot and finding nothing,i tried Malwarebytes, success it found 15 items which were mainly fake adobe reader updates which i had innocently downloaded ( the boxes were very convincing).the malwarebyt scan took hours.i have since scanned again and nothing has been found. the problem now is that the pc is freezing up after about 20 mins, the only action available is to crash the machine and restart,svchost.exe is running very hungry cpu and would appear to be infected in some way,but it may be completely innocent.
would anyone have a solution for me as to what is stealing the cpu in task manager which incidentally will not open unless it is open first at the start of each session.any help anyone can offer would be much appreciated

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Posted 26 April 2011 - 10:00 PM

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