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Old June 3, 2011, 06:28 AM
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Run this first:
Bleeping Computer Downloads: ComboFix Download

Then run Malwarebytes/SuperAntispyware
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Old June 3, 2011, 07:14 AM
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Nuke & Pave .... I know it sound easy, once in a wild it's good to make a good cleaning

You don't learn anything doing a nuke and pave.

Then one day you're in a situation where you need the data on the drive and don't have the option.....
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Old June 3, 2011, 09:09 AM
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have your brought up your task manager ? see if the CPU is being maxed out by something ?

Ctrl + Shift + Esc (takes you to the task manager directly)
click on the processes tab. click on CPU to sort it (might have to click on it twice) so that
the highest numbers show up on top.

is anything 100% ?
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Old June 3, 2011, 10:26 AM
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have your brought up your task manager ? see if the CPU is being maxed out by something ?

Ctrl + Shift + Esc (takes you to the task manager directly)
click on the processes tab. click on CPU to sort it (might have to click on it twice) so that
the highest numbers show up on top.

is anything 100% ?

CPU is way low for utilization.
I'm not getting anywhere with Windows defender full scan.
Trouble shooting from control panel gets me nowhere also.
I'll try Avast full scan again:(
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Old June 3, 2011, 10:31 AM
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Avast is mediocre.
Windows Defender sucks.

If you won't listen to our advice why ask?
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Old June 3, 2011, 12:39 PM
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Did you run a check on your hard drive with chkdsk? Check your hard drive for errors - I know my computer behaved really strangely when its hard drive started to die.
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Old June 3, 2011, 04:43 PM
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I'm getting to the suggestions as time allows.......

Malwarebytes has hung up twice/not responding on me.
Both times at about 53mins and on some "you/skin/1024x768/setting" bla bla blaaaaaa file?

Really starting to get down/p----d!

I'm leaving malwarebytes alone for now to see if it'll keep going.

Is this all a virus/worm etc.... issue?
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Old June 3, 2011, 05:14 PM
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All we know is that your OS is malfunctioning. The issues you're describing are too general to reach a conclusion. It could be a hardware issue, a software issue or malware of some sort.

It sounds like your OS is too unstable to troubleshoot from within. The following will allow you to troubleshoot from outside your OS:

Kaspersky Rescue Disk 10

Ultimate Boot CD - Overview

Sometimes a RAM issue is related to heat or another factor not present when running a memory test. Is the computer in a hot room? Is airflow in and out of the computer restricted in any way?
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Old June 3, 2011, 11:01 PM
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are you booting into safe mode to do these scans ?

if not, in case you don't know how to get into it. reboot the computer and then
keep tapping the F8 key before the windows start screen shows up

then boot into safe mode and try and run some of the scans there
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Old June 4, 2011, 01:53 AM
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+1 for safe mode, boot into it then try malware bytes.
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