Hello, Techspot. Approximately half a year ago, my computer started to become excruciatingly sluggish. I followed the 8-step malware-removal thread and guess what? About 500 viruses. (I can't name it off my head, but it had the word CRYPT and GEN in it.) Following that disaster, things were running nicely until about a week or two up ahead. I was tired of this, and bought a new computer. Both computers are used on a daily basis by my mother, sister and I. Anyway.. The symptoms would appear and disappear for a long long time. This is very annoying, mostly because my computer beeps at the appearance of a virus.