I have Windows 8.1. My programs are now are exceedingly slow and Chrome won't do anything after opening. (I'm renting this hp Pavillion 20 All in one., but it's my SSD and OS). I uninstalled Norton suite (because of slowness) and wanted to use Adwcleaner per usual and the "smart" screen bar says it's not for Windows 8.1 and to contact the maker. I've never had an issue using it in the past.
Also, tried to reinstall Norton 360 Suite X2, after using the norton uninstaller, but at the very end it spins and never finishes installation. Used Symantic Erasure (with support) but without any significant results. So I put in Iobit antimalware 3.0 and the latest Zone Alarm firewall. Any thoughts? All clear from the Iobit scan.
This is odd, but please don't bother with detailed advise about virus removal,I'll re image soon after I give this slow rental back) But, I'd still like to use Adwcleaner. Hm. Thanks if anyone can give me an idea of what's happening. Erasure did the rootkit check too. Rob