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PCU performance terrible!


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#1 SethVR

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 12:02 AM

I am sorry this will not be helpful. This computer is farily new and I like to think I have kept it clean but its performance lately has been pitiful. I think I have a virus b/c webpages take multiple attempts refreshes to load, startup applications are taking much longer to load, and simple tasks are taking entirely too long.

 

Please help get my machine healthy again.

 

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#2 m0le

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Posted 16 August 2013 - 06:19 PM

Hi,

Welcome to Bleeping Computer. My name is m0le and I will be helping you with your log.
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The forum is busy and we need to have replies as soon as possible. If I haven't had a reply after 3 days I will bump the topic and if you do not reply by the following day after that then I will close the topic.

Once I receive a reply then I will return with your first instructions.

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#3 SethVR

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Posted 16 August 2013 - 09:19 PM

I am ready when you are. 

 

Thanks, 

SVR



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Posted 17 August 2013 - 07:19 PM

It may not be malware but we should check that out

We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:
  • Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.
  • Double click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.
  • A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.
  • Notepad will open with the results.
  • Follow the instructions that pop up for posting the results.
  • Close the program window, and delete the program from your desktop.
Please note: You may have to disable any script protection running if the scan fails to run. After downloading the tool, disconnect from the internet and disable all antivirus protection. Run the scan, enable your A/V and reconnect to the internet.

Please also run Gmer

Please download GMER from one of the following locations and save it to your desktop:
  • Main Mirror
    This version will download a randomly named file (Recommended)
  • Zipped Mirror
    This version will download a zip file you will need to extract first. If you use this mirror, please extract the zip file to your desktop.
    • Disconnect from the Internet and close all running programs.
    • Temporarily disable any real-time active protection so your security programs will not conflict with gmer's driver.
    • Double-click on the randomly named GMER file (i.e. n7gmo46c.exe) and allow the gmer.sys driver to load if asked.
    • Note: If you downloaded the zipped version, extract the file to its own folder such as C:\gmer and then double-click on gmer.exe.

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    • GMER will open to the Rootkit/Malware tab and perform an automatic quick scan when first run. (do not use the computer while the scan is in progress)
    • If you receive a WARNING!!! about rootkit activity and are asked to fully scan your system...click NO.
    • Now click the Scan button. If you see a rootkit warning window, click OK.
    • When the scan is finished, click the Save... button to save the scan results to your Desktop. Save the file as gmer.log.
    • Click the Copy button and paste the results into your next reply.
    • Exit GMER and re-enable all active protection when done.
  • -- If you encounter any problems, try running GMER in Safe Mode.

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Posted 20 August 2013 - 06:22 PM

Hi,

I have not had a reply from you for 3 days. Can you please tell me if you still need help with your computer as I am unable to help other members with their problems while I have your topic still open. The time taken between posts can also change the situation with your PC making it more difficult to help you.

If you like you can PM me.

Thanks,


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Posted 21 August 2013 - 07:45 AM

I sent you a PM.

 

thx

 

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Posted 21 August 2013 - 06:50 PM

Thanks for letting me know :thumbup2:

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