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Possible bot, malware, or virus

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#1 dearcandi


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Posted 27 August 2012 - 05:26 AM

Hi guys,

This is my first time posting to the forum. My windows XP computer has been running very slow, taking a long time to boot up, and web pages often taking a long time to load with Internet Explorer 8. I get a lot of high CPU usage warnings from Norton Security Suite. I uninstalled programs that use a lot of memory resources like Google Earth, but that didn't seem to make a difference.

Comcast e-mailed me a Constant Guard alert, identifying my computer as possbly infected with a bot. I tried Norton, Malwarebytes, and Immunet, but none of these programs seemed to detect any infections. I am considering a factory restore if all else fails, or Combofix, but I'd like some expert advice first on the best course of action to take.

I do get truckloads of unwanted spam in my Outlook junk folder, which I delete daily. I'm sure that's part of the problem. Any help would be greatly appreciated, and thanks a lot!

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#2 narenxp


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Posted 27 August 2012 - 07:45 AM



Launch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file system

Click on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive)

Do not change the default options on scan results



Launch it, allow it to download latest Avast! virus definitions
Click the "Scan" button to start scan.After scan finishes,click on Save log

Post the log results here


ESET online scanner

Install it

Click on START,it should download the virus definitions
When scan gets completed,click on LIST of found threats

Export the list to desktop,copy the contents of the text file in your reply

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