This is my issue as well. I have taken several days attempting to learn how to do what I can before asking you for help, but I can go no further.
Over 100 programs launch at start up, and it seems even the most obvious programs aren't able to be found. A few do come up, but the first 20 or so I tried did not.
I bought a refurbished lap top from newegg back in September. I'm a journalist with a hot topic and have suspected my entire system has been hijacked the whole time. It seems like the more I search, the less I find.
There's remote access everything all through my computer. I'm a party of 1 - want my machine locked down with no one else able to access it via any network.
Please advise where and what to post to get this party started - months of work have been wasted from this issue, and it's exhausted me. I have what I need and am ready to wipe my entire system and reinstall windows from a disk I trust, but this problems a beast and if anyone wants to look it over and maybe help me figure out who or what did this, that's an option.