[Inactive] Excessive Lag - Have followed the steps

By lmwamh
Mar 22, 2010
  1. I've followed the steps that I was told to follow, but I can't find the logs for malwayre bytes or the other program. They aren't picking anything else up though. This post has my hijackthis log. I've scanned with Avira, Super AS, CC, and Malware Bytes. They've all been ran and used...The computer has actually been somewhat lagging more since those scans were ran...

    Thanks for your help and time :).

    Attached Files:

  2. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 52,801   +343

    Please, post some computer info:
    - processor type, amount of RAM (hold Windows logo key, hit Pause/Break key)
    - hard drive size/free space (open "My Computer", right click on hard drive letter, click "Properties")


    Please download ComboFix from Here or Here to your Desktop.

    **Note: In the event you already have Combofix, this is a new version that I need you to download. It is important that it is saved directly to your desktop**
    1. Please, never rename Combofix unless instructed.
    2. Close any open browsers.
    3. Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.
      • Very Important! Temporarily disable your anti-virus, script blocking and any anti-malware real-time protection before performing a scan. They can interfere with ComboFix or remove some of its embedded files which may cause "unpredictable results".
      • Click on this link to see a list of programs that should be disabled. The list is not all inclusive. If yours is not listed and you don't know how to disable it, please ask.
      NOTE1. If Combofix asks you to install Recovery Console, please allow it.
      NOTE 2. If Combofix asks you to update the program, always do so.
      • Close any open browsers.
      • WARNING: Combofix will disconnect your machine from the Internet as soon as it starts
      • Please do not attempt to re-connect your machine back to the Internet until Combofix has completely finished.
      • If there is no internet connection after running Combofix, then restart your computer to restore back your connection.
    4. Double click on combofix.exe & follow the prompts.
    5. When finished, it will produce a report for you.
    6. Please post the "C:\ComboFix.txt" along with a new HijackThis log for further review.
    **Note: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while it's running. That may cause it to stall**

    Make sure, you re-enable your security programs, when you're done with Combofix.

    DO NOT make any other changes to your computer (like installing programs, using other cleaning tools, etc.), until it's officially declared clean!!!
  3. lmwamh

    lmwamh TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Celeron CPU 2.00 GHZ, 768 mb of ram

    HDD: 52.2 gb total, 37.9 gb free space
  4. lmwamh

    lmwamh TS Rookie Topic Starter

    forgot to attach this

    Attached Files:

  5. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 52,801   +343

    I don't see anything malicious.

    Uninstall Combofix:
    Go Start > Run [Vista users, go Start>"Start search"]
    Type in:
    Combofix /Uninstall
    Note the space between the "Combofix" and the "/Uninstall"
    Click OK (Vista users - press Enter).
    Restart computer.


    I strongly suggest, you uninstall Registry Mechanic. Registry tools are not recommended. Here is why:
    It may be actually a cause of your issues.


    Download Temp File Cleaner (TFC)
    Double click on TFC.exe to run the program.
    Click on Start button to begin cleaning process.
    TFC will close all running programs, and it may ask you to restart computer.


    Please run a BitDefender Online Scan

    • Disable your antivirus program.
    • Click Start Scanner button.
    • Click Start scan button
    • Allow browser plug-in to be installed when prompted.
    • Click I Agree to agree to the EULA.
    • Please refrain from using the computer until the scan is finished.
    • When the scan is finished, click on View log.
    • Notepad will open with scan results.
    • Save the report to your desktop and post its content in your next reply.

    Post fresh HijackThis log as well.
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