Extremely slow computer

By sillygal4real
Aug 15, 2008
  1. My computer is extreamly slow,, it shows my cpu is running at a 100%. I am not sure why I just had my pc totally wiped out, and reinstalled. And there has only been 2 new down loads. (HJT), and (Everest). But it was slow before that so I know thats not the problem. Any suggestions. Please.
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    What is the age of the computer or hard drive. I will also be useful to know your configuration, OS, security software, computer brand and model.
    The usual cause of severe computer slowdowns is a failing hard drive.
    The next, and most difficult reason is one or more infestations.
    Since you have HiJack This, we assume you also have run recent scans of good security software. What did they tell you?
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