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#1 jrun

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Posted 07 December 2014 - 07:35 PM

Hello, I have two notebooks.  The Fujitsu Lifebook running Japanese Windows 7 recently started becoming very slow.  Now it is so slow that it takes 45 minutes to boot up!  Might it be a virus?



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Posted 08 December 2014 - 01:47 AM

Hello there     :welcome:
 
Welcome to Bleeping Computer, I'm LighthouseParty. Let's run a couple of scans to see what could be causing this.
 
:step1: Download MiniToolBox

  • Click here to download MiniToolBox to your desktop.
  • Double click MiniToolBox.
  • Select the following and then press go.
  • Post the log in your next reply.

Flush DNS
Reset IE Proxy Settings
Reset FF Proxy Settings
List last 10 Event Viewer log
List Installed Programs

Last 10 Event Viewer Errors
List Restore Points
 
:step2: Install and run a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

  • Click here to download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  • Double click mbam-setup-x.x.x.xxxx and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • On the dashboard, click update now.
  • After that, click scan now - the scan will now begin.
  • When the scan's completed, select apply actions - make sure the action is quarantine.
  • Restart your computer.

How to get the log.


  • On the dashboard, select the history tab and click application logs.
  • Select the log which has the time and date of when you did the scan.
  • Click copy to clipboard and paste it into your reply.

:step3: Download Security Check

  • Click here to download Security Check to your desktop.
  • Double click SecurityCheck and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • A log should open, called checkup.txt.
  • Please post the contents of it in your next reply.

Thanks and good luck!



#3 jrun

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Posted 09 December 2014 - 07:41 AM

Thank you for the advice.  Just opening a window takes over 5 minutes sometimes.  I'm afraid that to run these 3 programs would take over 24 hours.  I'll do my best, but wonder if I should reformat instead.



#4 Condobloke

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Posted 09 December 2014 - 07:44 PM

G'day jrun, looks like your post has been.... "lost".... :wink:

 

Can you boot into safe mode ?

 

 


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fed up with Windows antics...??

 

LINUX IS THE ANSWER

 

I USE LINUX MINT EXCLUSIVELY... NO DUAL BOOT, NO VIRTUAL MACHINE

 

 

 Failure is not an option. It comes bundled with your Microsoft product.

 

 

 





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