This next step is purely optional however viewpoint is considered foistware and is not needed on your computer,
Go to Start > Run and copy/paste or type: taskmgr
Under the Processes tab find the following tasks or processes:
Highlight and click "End Process".
Exit Task Manager.
Click on Start > Run and type: services.msc
Click the "Extended tab".
Scroll down the list and find the service called "Viewpoint Manager Service"
When you find the service, double-click on it.
In the Properties Window > General Tab that opens, click the "Stop" button.
From the drop-down menu next to "Startup Type", click on "Disabled".
Now click "Apply", then "OK" and close any open windows.
Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs > highlight and remove all references to Viewpoint - i.e. Viewpoint, Viewpoint Manager, Viewpoint Media Player.
Finally, delete the following folders if they still exist:
C:\Program Files\ViewManager\ <-- and delete this folder
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\ <-- and delete this folder
Open HijackThis and select do a system scan only,
Put a check next to the following items
Close all browser windows includng this one and select fix checked.
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Alcmtr] ALCMTR.EXE
Heres why for this one above
Reboot if necessary and then Open Windows explorer and Navigate to this file and delete it,
C:\WINDOWS\ALCMTR.EXE<------Delete this file
These are the only issues that I can see, they are not really malware issue just getting rid of foistware.
can i do this in safe mode? otherwise it takes forever you know what i cancalled zone alarm on the process and it got better i think its corrupted because there is no icon for it. I cant uninstall it.
uninstalling zonealarm was so lame but it did all the difference. problem solved.
I would reinstall it or use comodo at least.