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Computer has been running slow

By SuperNerd1988
Sep 14, 2008
  1. I have spent the last couple days doing things like deleting old things, defraging, etc. I also took the recommended steps to get malware off my computer. It is running much better now, but I just want to make sure I got everything.

    For what it's worth, in step 2 I ran Symantec Endpoint Protection and it found several cases of something called IEDefender, some in files and some in backups.

    Thanks for taking a look.
     

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  2. tw0rld

    tw0rld TS Maniac Posts: 572   +6

  3. SuperNerd1988

    SuperNerd1988 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Should I find another protection program? I have 512 Mb of RAM.
     
  4. Badfinger

    Badfinger TS Rookie Posts: 155

  5. momok

    momok TS Rookie Posts: 2,265

    I would definitely recommend changing Norton.

    Do fix this bad entry too:
    I suspect there could be more on your system. Post a fresh log after removing this.
     
  6. SuperNerd1988

    SuperNerd1988 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I looked for Norton in the start menu and in the Add/Remove programs window but I could not find it to uninstall it. Where else should I try looking? Also, what do you mean by "fix this bad entry"? Delete the file?
     
  7. momok

    momok TS Rookie Posts: 2,265

    Run HJT and select the checkboxes, then fix the selected entries.
    Rescan and save a fresh log after you have fixed the entries.
     
  8. SuperNerd1988

    SuperNerd1988 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Here is a new log after fixing the bad entry.
     
  9. momok

    momok TS Rookie Posts: 2,265

    Your log looks fine. How are your systems running?
     
  10. SuperNerd1988

    SuperNerd1988 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Runs pretty well now. It still slows down a bit when I have a lot of things running, but I ordered 2 gigs of RAM and they should arrive in the next few days. Thanks for all your help.
     
  11. tw0rld

    tw0rld TS Maniac Posts: 572   +6

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