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Windows XP Pro running slow

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By Tommyrocket
Dec 3, 2012
  1. Tommyrocket

    Tommyrocket TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 31

    automaticscanreport.txt (177 mb filesize)

    It would take over 1000 posts to post it all, so I'm not sure what to do at this point other than follow the last instructions past Kaspersky. Shall I zip it, or...? What action should I take with that report?
     
  2. Jay Pfoutz

    Jay Pfoutz Malware Helper Posts: 4,286   +49

    Good enough. Good job...now move onto the finishing up with System Restore and cleanup, and Security Check. Then, post Security Check log, please. :)
     
  3. Tommyrocket

    Tommyrocket TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 31

    I'm past System Restore and cleanup now, and am on to CCleaner and Security Check now.

    Just one question for CCleaner, though. I've got that program already but downloaded the new slim version and installed it anyway. For one of the steps, you mentioned it asks for cookies to keep. How do I get that to come up if I already had it installed for a long time?
     
  4. Tommyrocket

    Tommyrocket TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 31

    Hmm...well on my CCleaner step, I had decided to try and uninstall and reinstall to get that option to come up. So I went into Control Panel and was going to click CCleaner. Explorer.exe came up with a crash and error...I just forgot to document that too. It happens often when I go into control panel so I might catch it again. After the crash, it closes my NVidia control panel in the task bar at my bottom right, along with opening the gray icon for "Volume" which wasn't there before. So now I just have Malwarebytes, Outpost Firewall, Realtek HD Audio Manager and Volume in the task bar next to the time.

    I think I'll still reinstall CCleaner and then run it though.
     
  5. Tommyrocket

    Tommyrocket TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 31

    Reinstalled CCleaner successfully and got the prompt to scan for cookies to keep. Also ran the cleaner.
     
  6. Tommyrocket

    Tommyrocket TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 31

    Ran Security Check successfully, and got checkup.txt

    It opened with Notepad++ for some reason, but anyways:

    checkup.txt

    Results of screen317's Security Check version 0.99.56
    Windows XP Service Pack 3 x86
    Internet Explorer 7 Out of date!
    ``````````````Antivirus/Firewall Check:``````````````
    Windows Firewall Disabled!
    WMI entry may not exist for antivirus; attempting automatic update.
    `````````Anti-malware/Other Utilities Check:`````````
    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware version 1.65.1.1000
    CCleaner
    Java(TM) 6 Update 37
    Java 7 Update 9
    Adobe Flash Player 10 Flash Player out of Date!
    Adobe Flash Player 11.5.502.110
    Adobe Reader 9 Adobe Reader out of Date!
    Mozilla Firefox (17.0.1)
    ````````Process Check: objlist.exe by Laurent````````
    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware mbamservice.exe
    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware mbamgui.exe
    Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware mbamscheduler.exe
    `````````````````System Health check`````````````````
    Total Fragmentation on Drive C:: 13% Defragment your hard drive soon! (Do NOT defrag if SSD!)
    ````````````````````End of Log``````````````````````
     
  7. Jay Pfoutz

    Jay Pfoutz Malware Helper Posts: 4,286   +49

    Adobe Flash Player Update!

    Please download the newest version of Adobe Flash Player from Adobe.com

    Before installing: it is important to remove older versions of Flash Player since it does not do so automatically and old versions still leave you vulnerable.
    Go to the Control Panel and enter Add or Remove Programs (Programs and Features in Vista/7).
    Search in the list for all previous installed versions of Adobe Flash Player. Uninstall/Remove each of them.

    Once old versions are gone, please install the newest version.


    Adobe Reader Update!

    Please download the newest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader from Adobe.com

    Before installing: it is important to remove older versions of Acrobat Reader since it does not do so automatically and old versions still leave you vulnerable.
    Go to the Control Panel and enter Add or Remove Programs (Programs and Features in Vista/7).
    Search in the list for all previous installed versions of Adobe Acrobat Reader. Uninstall/Remove each of them.

    Once old versions are gone, please install the newest version.


    Personal Tips on Preventing Malware

    See this page for more info about malware and prevention.


    Any other questions before I mark this topic solved?
     
  8. Tommyrocket

    Tommyrocket TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 31

    Would Adobe Flash Player 10 Active X need to be uninstalled?
     
  9. Tommyrocket

    Tommyrocket TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 31

    Explorer.exe is constantly showing crashes still when bringing up control panel. Any idea why?
     
  10. Jay Pfoutz

    Jay Pfoutz Malware Helper Posts: 4,286   +49

    Yes, good idea.
     
  11. Jay Pfoutz

    Jay Pfoutz Malware Helper Posts: 4,286   +49

    For further help with explorer crashes, go to our Windows OS section, as the tech guy(s) there help pretty well with that. :)
     
     
  12. Tommyrocket

    Tommyrocket TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 31

    What about Adobe AIR?
     
  13. Tommyrocket

    Tommyrocket TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 31

    I guess you can mark it solved, I'm done with updating everything. Thanks so much for your help. I've noticed a bit of a performance boost.
     
  14. Jay Pfoutz

    Jay Pfoutz Malware Helper Posts: 4,286   +49

    Good. Topic solved. :)
     
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