Off the top of my head, several issues can cause this:
1) Lack of resources
2) Looking for network assets that no longer exist
3) Failing hard drive
5) OS corruption
6) Network corruption
7) IE corruption
If Acklan's advice doesn't fix it, then try these free, online scans (yes, it'll be painfully long) to double check your current protection:http://safety.live.comhttp://housecall.trendmicro.com
FWIW, I'm working on a similar system for a friend right now with these same symptoms and can't even connect to the web to do the scans. I have to use command line scanners in a Windows PE environment to get rid of the malware - it even infests Safe Mode.
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