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hard drive runs every couple of seconds

By RETIREDARMY97
Nov 27, 2005
  1. hi,someone went to porn site(no not me lol)an got istbar an surfaccuracy on system,i was running norton, microsoft,ad aware an spy sweeper,after adding 2 more spyware,i finally got eveything out except for low level cookies,puter ran fine b4 this,but now hdd runs every couple of seconds an norton shuts down on its own(no predictable time) an i hav to manually restart it.i went to annoyance.com looked in forums an threads tried some things but no help,went to threads here couldnt get anything close,online gaming lags also,i hav a amd athlon64 3500,2 gig ram,200gighd,gforce7800,any help would be greatly appreciated
     
  2. patio

    patio TS Maniac Posts: 482

    DLoad and run Ewido (Free) Make sure you grab the updates first...
    Then visit Trend Micro's site and run their online scan.
    Report back your results and we'll go from there...

    p.s. Thanx for Serving !

    patio. :cool:
     
  3. RETIREDARMY97

    RETIREDARMY97 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@2o7[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.2o7 : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@ads.pointroll[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Pointroll : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@adtech[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Adtech : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@advertising[1].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Advertising : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@as-us.falkag[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Falkag : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@atdmt[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Atdmt : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@bs.serving-sys[1].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Serving-sys : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@com[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Com : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@doubleclick[1].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Doubleclick : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wfk4smazahp.stats.esomniture[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wfkycnd5kgp.stats.esomniture[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wfkyulc5ifo.stats.esomniture[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wfmycnczwcp.stats.esomniture[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wgk4wgajcfp.stats.esomniture[1].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wgkiendzidp.stats.esomniture[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wgkiohcpikp.stats.esomniture[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wjkoakcpmhp.stats.esomniture[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wjkoulcjiap.stats.esomniture[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wjkyghc5shp.stats.esomniture[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wjkykodzgko.stats.esomniture[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wjkyoidpmho.stats.esomniture[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wjkyonc5gko.stats.esomniture[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wjl4amazaap.stats.esomniture[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wjl4eic5weq.stats.esomniture[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wjl4ujc5kfo.stats.esomniture[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wjlikoajckp.stats.esomniture[1].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wjlooid5efq.stats.esomniture[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wjny-1idzid.stats.esomniture[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wjny-1kajmb.stats.esomniture[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wjny-1pdjed.stats.esomniture[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wjnycmdzslo.stats.esomniture[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wjnyskcpkhp.stats.esomniture[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@e-2dj6wjnysndjcap.stats.esomniture[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Esomniture : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@edge.ru4[1].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Ru4 : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@ehg-comcast.hitbox[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Hitbox : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@ehg-idg.hitbox[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Hitbox : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@hitbox[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Hitbox : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@mediaplex[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Mediaplex : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@questionmarket[1].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Questionmarket : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@serving-sys[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Serving-sys : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@tribalfusion[2].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Tribalfusion : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\owner@z1.adserver[1].txt -> Spyware.Cookie.Adserver : Cleaned with backup
    C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\LLOYSLJZ\cpbrkpie[1].cab/cpbrkpie.ocx -> Spyware.Coupons : Cleaned with backup
    C:\WINDOWS\cpbrkpie.ocx -> Spyware.Coupons : Cleaned with backup


    ::Report End Virus Scan 0 virus cleaned, 0 virus deleted


    Results:
    We have detected 0 infected file(s) with 0 virus(es) on your computer. Only 0 out of 0 infected files are displayed: - 0 virus(es) passed, 0 virus(es) no action available
    - 0 virus(es) cleaned, 0 virus(es) uncleanable
    - 0 virus(es) deleted, 0 virus(es) undeletable
    - 0 virus(es) not found, 0 virus(es) unaccessible
    Detected File Associated Virus Name Action Taken




    Trojan/Worm Check 0 worm/Trojan horse deleted

    What we checked:
    Malicious activity by a Trojan horse program. Although a Trojan seems like a harmless program, it contains malicious code and once installed can cause damage to your computer.
    Results:
    We have detected 0 Trojan horse program(s) and worm(s) on your computer. Only 0 out of 0 Trojan horse programs and worms are displayed: - 0 worm(s)/Trojan(s) passed, 0 worm(s)/Trojan(s) no action available
    - 0 Worm(s)/Trojan(s) deleted, 0 worm(s)/Trojan(s) undeletable
    Trojan/Worm Name Trojan/Worm Type Action Taken




    Spyware Check 1 spyware program removed

    What we checked:
    Whether personal information was tracked and reported by spyware. Spyware is often installed secretly with legitimate programs downloaded from the Internet.
    Results:
    We have detected 26 spyware(s) on your computer. Only 0 out of 0 spywares are displayed: - 25 spyware(s) passed, 0 spyware(s) no action available
    - 1 spyware(s) removed, 0 spyware(s) unremovable
    Spyware Name Spyware Type Action Taken
    COOKIE_45 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_169 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_222 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_238 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_281 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_442 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_763 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_1020 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_1314 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_1346 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_1433 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_1802 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_2136 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_2203 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_2250 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_2346 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_2625 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_2842 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_3163 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_3190 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_3191 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_3193 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_3201 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_6853 Cookie Pass
    COOKIE_6855 Cookie Pass
    SPYW_SOFTOMATE.A Spyware Removal successful




    Microsoft Vulnerability Check No vulnerability detected

    What we checked:
    Microsoft known security vulnerabilities. These are issues Microsoft has identified and released Critical Updates to fix.
    Results:
    We have detected 0 vulnerability/vulnerabilities on your computer. Only 0 out of 0 vulnerabilities are displayed.
    Risk Level Issue How to Fix,

    hdd is still running every couple of seconds
     
  4. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    The hard drive activity is normal. It is some background process performing housekeeping functions and nothing to worry about.

    Do you still have problems with Norton?
     
  5. RETIREDARMY97

    RETIREDARMY97 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    but it didnt do this b4 i got the spyware infections on here an it makes the online gaming close to impossible w the hdd lagging it lik it does ,any recommendations?
    so far norton is okay i'll hav to giv it some time to make sure
     
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