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Strange behavior and bluescreens... am I infected?


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#1 Katz123

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Posted 16 June 2014 - 09:41 PM

I have had so many things go wrong over the last few months that I re installed my OS and now some folks say I did it wrong.  I dont know what to think.  I am currently following the instructions on the below noted thread, but seem to be getting nowhere fast.  since it takes a while to get anything done, I wonder if it would be OK to ask a couple of questions here.  I re installed the OS, and the way I did it left a folder on the HD named windows.old.  Is that going to cause my problems?

 

 

This is the thread that I am currently following the instructions from.

 

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-performance/high-and-climbing-nonpaged-memory-usage/24f59d4b-58ce-4ed5-9905-16edfbaf9f76

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Posted 17 June 2014 - 09:56 PM

Bumping this up as there has been no response in 24 hours....  Patiently waiting... I wonder if any of you experts out there have any idea what is going on with this machine... I get all sorts of things like, you need to replace your power supply, your hd is bad, your ram is bad, you have a rootkit virus.... I am at my wits end and cant afford to buy a new one or even pay anyone to look at it for me.  

 

 my desktop has been doing very strange things.  It started with it would just suddenly drop a camera while is was in use.  Made no difference if it was a hangout, xsplit, the cam software itself or even skype.  So we looked into it and found conduit and several other PUPs.  then I started getting blue screens once I disinfected.  Then I started getting extremely high (over 2GB) non paged memory usage and that means memory leak.  So I backed up the data.  and re-installed the OS.  Now I am informed that I did it wrong cause there is a windows.old file left on the drive.  I am still having problems 

 

I hope I can get this thing back to being reliable again as it is needed to communicate with my fiance and work at the startup business we are collaborating on.  If this goes down completely, I am really going to be in a tough spot.  If you cant help, at least a prayer would be helpful.

 

Thanks in advance,

 

Katz


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