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Extremely slow post-infection, works okay in Safe Mode


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#1 Jskillman88

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Posted 31 October 2013 - 11:10 AM

I'm currently doing my boyscout best to repair the work laptop of a friend of a friend of mine. It had some virus-related issues, so I ran malwarebytes. It worked, but afterwards the laptop began presenting a new issue. It's extremely slow, and within about 2 minutes gets so bogged down it simply freezes. It functions fine in safe mode, I'm actually on it right now.

 

I posted originally in the vista forums (it's vista 32bit), and was asked to come here with logs from ComboFix and dds.

 

I'm sorry I'm not more specific or helpful. If you need any additional information, I'll respond with it as quickly as possible. If needed, I can copy and paste the contents of these logs into a reply instead of having them as attachments.

 

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#2 Jskillman88

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 08:42 AM

Ok it's back up to speed. I uninstalled avast and ran combofix another time (combofix mentioned something about avast potentially interfering with it). After that, it was operational, so I ran windows update and another scanner, and it was back to normal!



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Posted 04 November 2013 - 09:37 AM

It appears that this issue is resolved, therefore I am closing the topic. If that is not the case and you need or wish to continue with this topic, please send me or any Moderator a Personal Message (PM) that you would like this topic re-opened.




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