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Computer still lagging, post-malware, any ideas?

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#1 dele21


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Posted 25 February 2013 - 12:36 PM

I recently had and removed some malware off of my computer (see http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/486373/ran-combofix-due-to-misguidance-please-help/) and I was cleared by the tech helping me through the process.


However, my computer is still slightly showing signs of lagging and freezing up running basic programs (chrome, outlook, windows explorer, etc.) My looking at my task manager, my memory is almost maxed out (3.24 /4 GB), but I'm not using anymore programs than I did pre-virus, and my computer was runing smooth then. I've tried all that I know how to do, and as said before the tech in the previous thread said I was good-to-go malware-wise and, to try this thread, so any ideas?


Thanks in advance!

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 25 February 2013 - 01:10 PM

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.


Checkmark the following checkboxes:
  List last 10 Event Viewer log
  List Installed Programs
  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.


Click Go and paste the content into your next post.


Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 .



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Posted 25 February 2013 - 01:26 PM

In the Task Manager under Processes you should be able to see each process and how much memory it is using.  See if you can find the processes which are taking up the highest memory use, include these in your next post.

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