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Windows 7: Slow PC, powershell.exe process running in background

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#1 Alex2K


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Posted 08 April 2016 - 11:57 AM



This PC has been running slowly for some time.

Looking at taskmgr, shows a powershell.exe process running.

I can end it but it automatically starts itself on reboot.


It takes many left and right clicks on this computer to do anything.


I ran Malwarebytes and SuperAntiMalware. They found and cleared many infections but the problem remains.


Please help!


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#2 Struppigel


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Posted 20 April 2016 - 03:55 PM

Hello Alex2K.
My name is Marie Curie. You have been waiting quite some time to get help; I will take care of your malware problem from now on.
Considering that you already used a few automated tools to get rid of the malware without success, I kindly ask you to follow the instructions here.


Please open a new thread in Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs and post the logs there (FRST.txt and Addition.txt as instructed by the Preparation Guide). We will proceed with malware removal in that new thread.


Marie Curie

Edited by Curie, 20 April 2016 - 03:55 PM.

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