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#1 bulzeye68

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Posted 14 January 2012 - 12:45 AM

Hope some one could help me out to figure out why my computer is running like a snail. Not real computer saavy and used hijack this to analize. Any expertise would be appreciated. First time posting on a forum.

Removed HJT log as such are not analyzed in this forum and thus far there is no indication of malware. ~ OB

Edited by Orange Blossom, 14 January 2012 - 01:27 AM.


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#2 noknojon

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Posted 14 January 2012 - 01:41 AM

Hope some one could help me out to figure out why my computer is running like a snail.

Hi -
Please list your Make and Model if you can -
Can you please describe the situation a bit better and have you done anything to try and fix things - Do you get any error messages -
First you can run chkdsk /r - Note the gap between k and /
Type this into Run Box and click OK - This will take an hour or more to run (on average) -

Download TFC Cleaner from http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/files/download/187-tfc-temp-file-cleaner-by-oldtimer/ Save to your desktop > Double click the Icon (Black Garbage can) and click Start -
The computer will close all programs and ask you reboot after it removes un-needed Temp Files -

Just a few starting points for you -

Thank You

Please Note - We will look at basic cleaning and problems first -
thus far there is no indication of malware. From Orange Blossom -

Edited by noknojon, 14 January 2012 - 01:47 AM.


#3 Jelerak

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Posted 14 January 2012 - 01:41 AM

Hello:

Have you ran any malware programs? Malwarebytes, SuperAntiSpyware for example? Try this link first, helps with slow computers: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic87058.html
If then you still have issues then try here and follow the instructions: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic34773.html . You have already done step 2 hopefully, it is the first link. Good luck.


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#4 hamluis

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Posted 14 January 2012 - 10:36 AM

Some things to consider and do: Slow Computer-browser Check Here First; It May Not Be Malware - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic87058.html

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