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Having trouble with "Speed Up My PC"


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#1 Chuck_Knull

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Posted 29 March 2013 - 01:55 PM

I recently had my main desktop go dead on me and was given a nine year old machine by a friend so I could at least get back on the internet do e-mail etc.. I have health problems so am happy to get it. I installed WinXP Pro and purchased software called Driver Pro  witch seemed to be worth the price. I then installed Audacity and started learning how to use it. I decided to go out for a while. When I got  home I booted the machine and was mildly surprised to be faced with a full screen ad for "Speed Up My PC" it wasn't long before it had decided to scan my computer and present the evidence of how badly I needed to buy and run "Speed Up My PC".  There was a button labeled exit witch closed the program. I don't remember the sequence of things I tried but things rapidly got worse. I went to Control Panel/Add Remove Programs and that is about the time that I first connected "Speed Up My PC" with "YonToo, llc"  but I have to get some sleep It is nearly 2 am.

 

Good morning,  my computer seems to have survived a few hours of Sleep Mode. At the hight of the strugle last night I was mostly having freeze up's. I had spent about 4 hours installing windows and some old favorites before I went out.  I'm running IE 8 and Google Chrome with Chrome set as the Default. I'm not sure if this is part of the problem or a red herring but I noticed a bunch of changes had been made to Chrome by some thing called "SweetPacks" I found uninstall instructions that listed about 12-15 changes to Chromes Settings and Extensions. Since undoing the changes in Chrome my computer has settled down. Of course I don't believe I've seen the end of YonToo. 

 

My Computer is an HP Pavilion a620n with AMD 3200+ cpu, max system ram of 1 gig, Sparkle AGP graphics card with 512 mb., 160 gB SATA HDD, 40 gB SATA HDD 750 gB Western Digital external drive and Creative X-fi sound card. Internet connection thru Comcast cable modem. 

 

Thank you for any help you can give me.


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#2 narenxp

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Posted 29 March 2013 - 01:56 PM

  • Please download TDSSKiller from here and save it to your Desktop
  • Doubleclick on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application, then click on Change parameters


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  • Check Loaded Modules and Detect TDLFS file system. Do not check Verify file digital signatures (even though it is checked in the example)
  • If you are asked to reboot because an "Extended Monitoring Driver is required" please click Reboot now


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  • Click Start Scan and allow the scan process to run
  • If threats are detected select Skip for all of them unless I instruct you otherwise
  • Click Continue


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  • Click Reboot computer
  • Please post the contents of TDSSKiller.[Version]_[Date]_[Time]_log.txt found in your root directory (typically c:\)in your reply
  • Due to forum upgrade you may face issues posting the TDSSkiller log.Just last few lines of log is sufficient

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RKILL
  • Please download Rkill by Grinler from one of the 4 links below (if one of them does not work try another.) and save it to your desktop:
  • Link 1
  • Link 2
  • Link 3
  • Link 4

  • In order for Rkill to run properly you must disable your anti-malware software. Please refer to this page if you are not sure how.
  • Double-click on Rkill. (If you are using Windows Vista, please right-click on it and select Run As Administrator)
  • Note: You may have to run Rkill a few times before it is successful. You may also have to download Rkill from a different link which will save it as a different file name.
  • A black screen will appear and then disappear. Please do not worry, that is normal. This means that the tool has been successfully executed.
  • An Rkill.log will appear. Please copy and paste the contents in your reply (file also located at c:\rkill.log)
  • Do not reboot your computer after running Rkill as the malware programs will start again. If your computer reboots, run Rkill again before continuing on to the next step.
  • If nothing happens or if the tool does not run, please let me know in your next reply.

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ESET Online Scanner

I'd like us to scan your machine with ESET OnlineScan This process may may take several hours, that is normal
  • Hold down Control and click on this link to open ESET OnlineScan in a new window.
  • Click the esetonlinebtn.png button.
  • For alternate browsers only: (Microsoft Internet Explorer users can skip these steps)

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    • Click on to download the ESET Smart Installer. Save it to your desktop.
    • Double click on the icon on your desktop.

  • Check "YES, I accept the Terms of Use."
  • Click the Start button.
  • Accept any security warnings from your browser.
  • Under scan settings, check "Scan Archives" and "Remove found threats"
  • Click Advanced settings and select the following:
    • Scan potentially unwanted applications
    • Scan for potentially unsafe applications
    • Enable Anti-Stealth technology

  • ESET will then download updates for itself, install itself, and begin scanning your computer. Please be patient as this can take some time.
  • When the scan completes, click List Threats
  • Copy and paste the information in your next reply. Note: If no malware was found you will not get a log.
  • Click the Back button.
  • Click the Finish button

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Junkware Removal Tool by thisisu
  • Please download Junkware Removal Tool
  • Disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications, usually via a right click on the System Tray icon. They may otherwise interfere with our tools. (Click on this link to see a list of programs that should be disabled. The list is not all inclusive.)
  • Right-mouse click JRT.exe and select Run as administrator (Windows XP double click the icon)
  • Please allow the program time to run
  • Once completed a Notepad document will open on your desktop
  • Copy and paste the contents in your reply.

Things I would like to see in your next reply. Please be sure to copy and paste the information rather than send an attachment. :thumbsup2:
  • TDSSKiller log
  • RKILL log
  • ESET log
  • Junkware removal tool log

 






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