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Computer Running Very Slowly All Of A Sudden And Lags Like Crazy!


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#1 awesomepaulsome

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Posted 25 December 2006 - 04:20 PM

I already posted my logfile in the Hijack This logs and analysis forum and Oldtimer suggested that I posted this here. He said he found no malware or anything of the sort.

i'd love for any help I can get!

thank you!

Moderator Edit: Deleted attached HJT Log since one has been seen and deemed clear, and not relevent to the topic needing assistance with. ~ Animal
Moderator Edit 2: Add Link to existing HJT which was duplicated here and removed, but deemed clear of malware. ~ Animal


Link to HJT Log: Click Here

Edited by Animal, 25 December 2006 - 04:45 PM.


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#2 Orange Blossom

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Posted 25 December 2006 - 04:43 PM

Hello awesomepaulsome:

The HJT log is actually superfluous here. First some questions:

Did this you install a program just before this slowdown occured?

Did you make any changes to the system just before the slowdown?

Go through this guide for troubleshooting slow computers: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/44693/slow-computer/ It includes many different things to do in addition to checking for malware.

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Posted 25 December 2006 - 04:56 PM

If this is a problem that just began recently (within the last three weeks), and the system functioned properly before, you can use Windows SYstem Restore to return your system state to a properly working condition.

To do so, click start/programs/accessories/system tools/system restore

Choose a date from before the problem began:
Follow the prompts on-screen.




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