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Computer going slow; Possibly virus?

By Azuriell ยท 8 replies
Jan 10, 2006
  1. Yeah well it seems I screwed up my computer.
    It's going slow and such...
    And it's a real pain in the ***.
    I'm not a Computer expert (!YET) so I gently ask you guys to kindof check it out please.



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  2. swker98

    swker98 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,077

    your log looks real clean, but i would stop using that norton bloatware
    use avg free and zonealarm free insted
  3. Azuriell

    Azuriell TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Could u give me a reason, I mean.
    What is the Norton doing wrong.

    Oh and I noticed wierd.

    Is it normal that the CPU(when you go to Taskmanager -> Prestations ) is running like between 90-100 %
    Because I think my old comp used like ... 20 % and sometimes even lower...
  4. swker98

    swker98 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,077

    nortans a resource hog and isnt to good of an AV, my advise use avg
    and just because your hjt log looks clean doenst mean much
    hjt can not dectet some things, therefor you computer may be infected
    go to the internet sucurity fourm and read all the READ posts
  5. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    get rid of norton. the only good thing norton makes is norton corporate and systemworks - and the only good thing in systemworks is the registry repair function.
  6. SultanGris

    SultanGris TS Booster Posts: 158

    ive used mcaffe, norton, and avg, and personally the only program that ever found a virus was norton, but that could be just pure coincidence.
  7. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 10,432   +801

    what's your config-- CPU speed, RAM, HD size, swap file size?
  8. s3xynanigoat

    s3xynanigoat TS Rookie Posts: 94

    Couldn't hurt to clear out all your older uneeded files.

    Double click 'My Computer'
    right click your 'C:' drive
    click properties on the menu that has appeared
    Under the 'general tab' click on the "disk Cleanup" button
    check every box
    click ok

    Defrag if needed.
  9. bulisani

    bulisani TS Rookie

    i would back up everything wipe out hd and do a fresh install
    as for firewalls i recommend zone alarm :grinthumb
    i used to have macfee bundle could never find a virus or spyware

    as for macfee:knock: :knock: norton:knock:
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