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aswmbr can't scan, Antivirus can't scan, Computer at a crawl from startup


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#1 TheJs

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Posted 29 June 2014 - 03:49 PM

My computer was at a crawl, even step from booting to loading the desktop and beyond took at least 50x as long. But in Safe Mode, it was running only a little slower than usual, so I suspected a virus or malware. Attempts at using AVG antivirus's command line scan in Safe Mode was met with messages such as 'Boot Sector Hidden' or something like 'Processes scanning failed'.

Desperately I tried to run CHKDSK. Seemed to solve the problem, but just after that, AVG antivirus crashed while scanning. Next day, I try again, AVG seems to work detecting no threats, and Malwarebytes detected nothing too.

NOW I want to make sure my computer is virus or malware free. Please help me, this is my only laptop.

I have Hijack this logs, but there is some error message about hosts files, I can post them if you want.. I tried aswmbr anti root kit , but the program always crashes just as it's checking sysmain.dll

Some background: Awhile ago, I accidently installed some malware by not unchecking the right boxes while installing DAEMON tools. Found out it was messing with my browser, so used Spybot Search and Destroy plus Malwarebytes anti-malware, found some malware uninstalled them, also remove them through Control Panel. Seemed fine. until a day later when I accidently turned off the mains power to the laptop, without any battery in. Then the slow down suddenly appeared. I have accidently done this before but it never had this effect.



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