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#1 KDogg


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Posted 10 August 2006 - 07:13 PM

Wasn't sure where to post this but I'm sure a mod will move it...

Anyway, I have XP Pro and AOL Highspeed Internet accessed via cable modem. While online, AOL will work fine for awhile, but then things start to slow down. A check of my Task Manager shows the waol.exe memory usage reaching into the 100,000 range, and sometimes as high as over 250,000. I can shut down then restart AOL and it will be fine for awhile, but then it starts again. Any ideas of how to fix it?

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Posted 10 August 2006 - 08:29 PM

Recently BC had on the home page a list of the Worst 25 Tech Products of All Time.
Guess who is number one? AOL!

My recommendation?
Quit using AOL!
In the beginning there was the command line.

#3 ThorXP


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Posted 10 August 2006 - 09:22 PM

Take a look here = http://www.auditmypc.com/process/waol.asp

I suggest you post a HijackThis log for examination.
A member of the HijackThis Team will walk you through, step by step, how to disinfect your computer.
Once you post your log, don't make any changes to your system, as that could change the results of the posted log, making it difficult to properly clean your system.

Read Preparation Guide for use before posting a HijackThis Log.

Please read, and follow, all directions carefully!!!

Then, run a log, and post it in the HijackThis forum, at this link below.
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/22/virus-trojan-spyware-and-malware-removal-logs/ Do not, fix anything, yet.
A member, of the HJT Team, will help you out.
It may take a while to get a response, because the HJT Team are very busy. Please, be patient, as these people are volunteers. They will help you out, as soon as possible.


Once you have made the post, please, DO NOT make another post in the HJT forum, until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. The first thing they look for, when looking for logs to reply to, is 0 replies. If you make another post, there will be 1 reply. The team member, glancing over the replies, might assume someone is already helping you out, and will not respond. So, just make your post, and let it sit there, until a team member responds. This way you will be taken care of, in the most timely manner.

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