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Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Software Windows Today's Posts Computer running slow after virusremoval ByCharlotteS Feb 12, 2013 Post New Reply Hi, A few weeks ago I picked up a virus Ask ! Ask a question and give support. I hope I haven't wasted your time. http://codecreview.com/slow-after/computer-is-running-extremely-slow-after-a-virus-was-removed.html

I have uninstalled everything I don't need and have no toolbars on my computer. Reference error message: The operation completed successfully. . 7/22/2012 11:41:54 AM, error: Service Control Manager [7026] - The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: IntelIde ViaIde . ==== End Saave a copy of the registry (It will offer to do so) before you nuke what it has found.Good luck, hope this all helps. Anything obviously unwanted, note where it is located on your PC before you stop it so you can hunt it downDownload and run CCleaner from Piriform (free version).

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nostallJul 27, 2013, 5:47 PM jutthenut said: nostall said: jutthenut said: nostall said: O.k., thought you probably had done all those things. Can;t hurt, and maybe they can get you back up to speed. Below is the link for a program called HiJackThis. in 2003 as a place for answers to common computer and technical questions.

Notenboom has been playing with computers since he was required to take a programming class in 1976. All Rights Reserved. How do I reformat and reinstall Windows? Malwarebytes Similar Threads - Computer slow virus New I think I have a virus and my computer is slow.

Ask Leo!Making Technology Work For EveryoneAbout About Ask Leo! You might very well be safe from the malware that’s been removed, meaning you’re no longer at risk of infecting another machine, or acting as a bot in a botnet or Below is the link for a program called HiJackThis. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1747198/computer-slow-rid-virus.html Explorer, IE, MS Words, Photoshop, etc., the applications will run as smooth as usual, until you do something like open a file from the file menu, save, or try to start

That way when you get an infection again, you can remove it quickly by just restoring the previous day’s backup. An 18 year career as a programmer at Microsoft soon followed. That it started crashing after a virus attack has to be coincidence.If you would like us to continue with help and/or suggestions, might help if you post the configuration of your I think that it may be a hardware problem.

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What is the best and safest way to be sure - and the best cleaner that you would recommend?

The best and safest way? Can;t hurt, and maybe they can get you back up to speed. Computer Slow After Malware Removal Reference error message: The operation completed successfully. . 7/22/2012 4:44:12 AM, error: SideBySide [32] - Dependent Assembly Microsoft.VC90.CRT could not be found and Last Error was The referenced assembly is not Anti Spyware What could be the reason that only my computer has the issue?Thanks.

Sorry, you're right. this content Once it's ran, you can delete it. Important notes regarding ComboFix: ComboFix may reset a number of Internet Explorer's settings, including making it the default browser. Cookiegal, Jul 24, 2012 #6 stacia123 Thread Starter Joined: Jun 10, 2010 Messages: 33 I'm not sure why service pack 3 isn't installed. Superantispyware

Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. Membership FAQ Best Articles Best Articles: a Collection 50 Most Recent All Entries (by date) Ask Leo! Then try Superantispyware again.Your logs are clean. weblink That it started crashing after a virus attack has to be coincidence.If you would like us to continue with help and/or suggestions, might help if you post the configuration of your

Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Logged MichaelTopic StarterAdviser Experience: Experienced OS: Windows 7 Re: PC running slow after virus removal « Reply #6 on: June 08, 2008, 02:52:27 AM » I uninstalled Avast but AVG 8.0 All rights reserved.

So i did a DBAN (darik's boot and nuke) and also reset CMOS on my motherboard.

If your mobo is an ASUS board, you can actually buy a new BIOS chip that can be installed on the board; They told me you just remove the old BIOS Removing malware completely is hard One problem here is that malware is messy; or more precisely, removing malware is messy. Calling up a file can take up to 5 minutes for it to appear after I doubleclick. It can be a real pain avoiding this or getting rid of some unwanted add-on afterwards.

TeaTimer can be re-activated once your logs are clean.First: Right click Spybot in the System Tray (looks like a calendar with a padlock symbol) Choose Exit Spybot S&D ResidentSecond: Open Spybot Reply Esley Loftis March 25, 2014 at 10:48 am Hi Leo, I did not have Microsoft Security Essentials running on my Windows 7 pro 64 bit machine. It will not be needed again.Note: If TeaTimer gives you a warning afterwards that some changes were made, allow this instead of blocking it. check over here Try doing a clean install with all the drivers and such by the manufacture.

What are computer specs: processor speed, amount of RAM, hard drive size/free space?2. Please try the request again. Sorry if you have already done all of the above. Temperatures and hardware seem fine and virus scans show Help getting rid of this virus/malware/whatever it is.

IF REQUESTED, ZIP IT UP & ATTACH IT . Can anyone help? And it grew MASSIVE, used up nearly all the empty system disk space, slowing down my Win7. If your mobo is an ASUS board, you can actually buy a new BIOS chip that can be installed on the board; They told me you just remove the old BIOS

Cookiegal, Jul 25, 2012 #10 stacia123 Thread Starter Joined: Jun 10, 2010 Messages: 33 Hello!