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Re: Windows XP Home Edition - Running really slow! 3 logs provided
« Reply #30 on: September 09, 2008, 01:17:38 AM »
Must be a file Windows is seeing as still in use after you deleted it.

Restarting the computer should clear it up.

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    Re: Windows XP Home Edition - Running really slow! 3 logs provided
    « Reply #31 on: September 09, 2008, 04:25:46 AM »
    Alright, I think my computer is running a little faster. But it's definately made a huge difference from before. I just wish there was other things I could do to get it to run faster.

    Like when I opened up IE, it takes about 10 seconds for everything to load, and that's not including the website itself. Have any ideas?

    Also, when I opened up CCleaner, I was curious about the Registry part of the scanner. So I scanned and this is all that came up which is added as a attachment. I guess what I'm saying is should any of that be selected and deleted? I'm not going to touch any of it till I get a go on it because I'm not even sure.

    Again, thanks for the help!!

    [recovering disk space -- attachment deleted by admin]

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    Re: Windows XP Home Edition - Running really slow! 3 logs provided
    « Reply #32 on: September 09, 2008, 11:01:29 AM »
    That all looks OK te remove, but there is always a risk when running a registry cleaner. I've never had a problem with CCleaners registry tool.

    You might have a look here and try the suggestions. http://www.tweakxp.com/article37127.aspx


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      Re: Windows XP Home Edition - Running really slow! 3 logs provided
      « Reply #33 on: September 09, 2008, 11:34:53 AM »
      I ended up removing AVG 8.0 last night and installing Avira AntiVir Personal instead. When I ran the scan, it did end up finding a file that was harmful as it said.

      I sent it to the quarantine but my question is, how do I get it out of there or does it stay there? I guess I'm just wondering how do I delete it from the computer?

      File name: flt-r2ww.rar and it says Detection: Is the TR/Dloader.EJIX

      Not a clue in the world what that is! lol

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      Re: Windows XP Home Edition - Running really slow! 3 logs provided
      « Reply #34 on: September 09, 2008, 12:17:25 PM »
      That's a rapid share file I think. Possibly from a cracked game?

      Open Control Center, go to Quarantine tab, select the files and press Delete button.


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        Re: Windows XP Home Edition - Running really slow! 3 logs provided
        « Reply #35 on: September 09, 2008, 12:52:38 PM »
        I went to check and see what size or free space that I have on the hard drives and this is what it says:

        Local Disk (C:) Total : 70.9 GB  Free : 50.2 GB
        Local Disk (D:) Total : 3.52 GB  Free : 1.66 GB

        Is it good that there is only 1.66 GB free on D drive?

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        Re: Windows XP Home Edition - Running really slow! 3 logs provided
        « Reply #36 on: September 09, 2008, 12:54:09 PM »
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        Local Disk (D:) Total : 3.52 GB  Free : 1.66 GB

        I would imagine this is your recovery partition and it doesn't effect your main C drive.

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          Re: Windows XP Home Edition - Running really slow! 3 logs provided
          « Reply #37 on: September 09, 2008, 12:56:36 PM »
          Okay, I guess my next question would be is this why the computer is so slow because there is only 50.2 GB free on C drive?

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          Re: Windows XP Home Edition - Running really slow! 3 logs provided
          « Reply #38 on: September 09, 2008, 01:08:43 PM »
          50.2 GB out of 70 is plenty of space. Not sure why it has slowed down. How old is the PC? They all loose a bit of speed over time.

          Let's run one more scan just for a final check.

          This scanner works with Internet Explorer only

          Go to the BitDefender Online Scanner
          Click I Agree to the license and then install the ActiveX control.
          Please DO NOT change the Scanning Options.
          That will make your logs huge and we don't need to see clean files.

          Select Start Scan to begin.
          This scan can take a while so please be patient and let it complete.

          Once Bitdefender completes the scan:
          Click-on the Detected Problems tab.
          Then select Click here to export the scan report


           
          When the window comes up to save the report, change the Save as type: box to:
          Text (Tab Delimited) (*.txt) and then in the File name box enter change to bdscan then click Save


           
          This will save a file named bdscan.txt. I would suggest saving it to the Desktop so you can easily find it. (take notice of where you save it so you can find it later)
           
          This bdcan.txt file will actually contain HTML code that we can easily view later while reviewing your log. All we have to do is rename the file to bdscan.html.
           
          Add the bdscan.txt as an attachment in the next post.

          If the log is too big to attach use the below site to host the file.

          Upload the file to Savefile.com
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          Select Browse and locate the file.
          Fill in the Title and Description and security code then click Upload
          Copy the download link next to Your link to the file: and post the link back here.

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            Re: Windows XP Home Edition - Running really slow! 3 logs provided
            « Reply #39 on: September 09, 2008, 01:31:19 PM »
            I went to the site as you asked. It was doing fine, till a box popped up saying it wasn't able to update the virus definitions or some thing like that and then it said it could still scan though but it wouldn't be 100%.

            Then this is what happened: Picture is attached not sure why it did that.

            [recovering disk space -- attachment deleted by admin]

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            Re: Windows XP Home Edition - Running really slow! 3 logs provided
            « Reply #40 on: September 09, 2008, 01:35:39 PM »
            I just updated and started the scan. try restarting Internet Explorer then try again.

            If it doesn't work this time we will use another scanner.

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              Re: Windows XP Home Edition - Running really slow! 3 logs provided
              « Reply #41 on: September 09, 2008, 03:19:15 PM »
              I did the scan, and was successful. Woohoo!

              Now, when I went to save the log. It didn't give me the option to select file extension *.txt so I just typed in the file name 'bdscan.txt', and it saved as a text file. Although, it still has the html coding and what not. Not sure if that was supposed to be like that. If so, the attached file can be found below.

              [recovering disk space -- attachment deleted by admin]

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              Re: Windows XP Home Edition - Running really slow! 3 logs provided
              « Reply #42 on: September 09, 2008, 03:29:53 PM »
              Yes that's right, I just have to change the file name to .html to view it.

              That cleared out a few more things but nothing too bad. Any improvement?

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                Re: Windows XP Home Edition - Running really slow! 3 logs provided
                « Reply #43 on: September 09, 2008, 03:34:27 PM »
                Yeah, some improvement. But it says at the top of the scanner, that my computer is still infected even after the completion of the scan was done.

                Is that a bad thing or no? Also during the scan, it had said that there was a virus. And on the Statistics tab, it says towards the bottom this:

                At least one of the infected files could not be disinfected or deleted. These files are displayed in the <Detected Problems> tab.

                Is there some thing I need to do? or do you think I should try another scan like this to see if it brings anything else up that this scanner had possibly missed?

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                Re: Windows XP Home Edition - Running really slow! 3 logs provided
                « Reply #44 on: September 09, 2008, 03:49:31 PM »
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                Is that a bad thing or no?

                More like a ploy to get you to buy the full version. Don't worry about that.

                The only thing found that couldn't be fixed is this.

                "C:\Program Files\AIM\Sysfiles\WxBug.EXE Update failed"

                That's Weather Bug and it isn't malicious in any way.

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                Is WeatherBug Spyware?
                According to their website, Weatherbug is not spyware, however it is adware. It does not monitor, collect data or 'spy' on its user base, however the program is considered adware since the free version is ad-supported. You can read more about why Weatherbug is not considered spyware by clicking here.

                http://www.pchell.com/support/weatherbug.shtml

                We can do another scan. I don't think it will turn up anything bad but it's worth a shot.

                This log will be HUGE and will need to be uploaded at SaveFile.com so I can download it. Instructions fro SaveFile will be added.

                Download to your desktop ISeeYouXP.exe by ShadowPuterDude
                Next double-click on ISeeYouXP.exe on your Desktop.
                 
                ISeeYouXP.exe will self-extract ISeeYouXP to C:\ISeeYouXP and place a .bat file on your Desktop.

                Double-click ISeeYouXP.bat to run the script.

                Once complete a log will be saved to the Desktop named ISeeYouXP.txt.
                           
                Post the following logs in your next reply:
                ISeeYouXP.txt

                If the ISeeYouXP .bat file does not extract to the Desktop. Double-click My Computer on the Desktop and navigate to the ISeeYouXP folder located in the C: drive. Double-click the ISeeYouXP.bat file to run the program.

                Upload the file to Savefile.com
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                Select Browse and locate the file.
                Fill in the Title and Description and security code then click Upload
                Copy the download link next to Your link to the file: and post the link back here.