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Laptop becomes slow and error message pops up on start up


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#1 NDMD

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Posted 02 August 2016 - 08:04 PM

Hello,

 

I downloaded a torrent this evening and since then my laptop becomes slow and I am getting this error message on startup. I tried to restore system, ran anti-virus, anti-malware/spyware but none of them worked. Please help me out. Thanks.

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Posted 03 August 2016 - 08:00 AM

When searching for that DLL there is only one search result.

Most often this is suspicious and calls for malware scanning:

 

Please try a couple of these, independent scans (from this link: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA15-286A ).  This is in case your current protection is compromised by malware and giving false results:

           F-Secure
           https://www.f-secure.com/en/web/home_global/online-scanner (link is external)

           McAfee
           http://www.mcafee.com/uk/downloads/free-tools/stinger.aspx (link is external)

           Microsoft
           http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-us/default.aspx (link is external)

           Sophos
           https://www.sophos.com/en-us/products/free-tools/virus-removal-tool.aspx (link is external)

           Trend Micro
           http://housecall.trendmicro.com/ (link is external)

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If you do find infections, I'd suggest posting over in the Am I Infected forum to ensure that all the bad stuff has been removed:  http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/103/am-i-infected-what-do-i-do/
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