Computor slow down

  rossol 09:34 04 Mar 2006
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i on a site where i d/up/load stuff and also i got Kaspersky anti-virus personal that checks every time i go to new pages on the internet so whats slowing me down ,is it one or both things i also got system mechanic proffessional what checks the computor regular ,spy-bot and ad-ware

  woofwoofbark 09:59 04 Mar 2006

Have you defragged your hard drive

XP has ,,,, Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Disk Defragmenter

plus download and run CCleaner click here and Windows Cleanup click here(both remove unwanted trash from the comp)

HTH

beemerman

  strech 10:10 04 Mar 2006

i had same prob and it was all the programs
running in the back ground find a site for a
program called hijack this and do a scan you will
be amazed at the amount of progams running

  Gongoozler 10:17 04 Mar 2006

HiJackThis click here. Run the program, then copy and paste the resulting logfile here (you may need more than one posting because of the 4500 character limit). Don't do anything else with the HiJackThis results or you might delete important processes from your computer.

The problem with file sharing programs is that there is nothing free, and they are paid for by masses of spyware etc that even AdAware and Spybot can't always be relied on to protect you from.

  rossol 22:10 04 Mar 2006

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 22:06:12, on 04/03/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\GSICON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dslagent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\SB.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\BROADB~1\SMARTB~1\BTHelpNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files\Pinnacle\Shared Files\InstantCDDVD\PCLETray.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Ahead\lib\NMBgMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic Professional 6\SMSystemAnalyzer.exe
C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Hacker\KAVPF.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\Azureus\Azureus.exe
C:\program Files\internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\DOCUME~1\ALEXLO~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\Temporary Directory 1 for hijackthis[1].zip\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = 127.0.0.1
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: SSVHelper Class - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program this was done with hijack ,can any one advise

  rossol 22:14 04 Mar 2006

Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\ssv.dll
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [GSICONEXE] GSICON.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DSLAGENTEXE] dslagent.exe USB
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RemHelp] remhelp.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AGRSMMSG] AGRSMMSG.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SB] C:\WINDOWS\system32\SB.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SynTPLpr] C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SynTPEnh] C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iTunesHelper] "C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PinnacleDriverCheck] C:\WINDOWS\system32\PSDrvCheck.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NeroFilterCheck] C:\WINDOWS\system32\NeroCheck.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [KAVPersonal50] "C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal\kav.exe" /minimize
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Motive SmartBridge] C:\PROGRA~1\BROADB~1\SMARTB~1\BTHelpNotifier.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [InstantTray] C:\Program Files\Pinnacle\Shared Files\InstantCDDVD\PCLETray.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [BgMonitor_{79662E04-7C6C-4d9f-84C7-88D8A56B10AA}] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Ahead\lib\NMBgMonitor.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SMSystemAnalyzer] "C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic Professional 6\SMSystemAnalyzer.exe"
O4 - Global Startup: Kaspersky Anti-Hacker.lnk = C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Hacker\KAVPF.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Google Search - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmsearch.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Translate English Word - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmwordtrans.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Backward Links - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmbacklinks.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Cached Snapshot of Page - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmcache.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Similar Pages - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmsimilar.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Translate Page into English - res://c:\program files\google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmtrans.html
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\ssv.dll
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll
O15 - Trusted Zone: *.musicmatch.com
O15 - Trusted Zone: *.musicmatch.com (HKLM)
O16 - DPF: {17492023-C23A-453E-A040-C7C580BBF700} (Windows Genuine Advantage Validation Tool) - click here
O16 - DPF: {A90A5822-F108-45AD-8482-9BC8B12DD539} (Crucial cpcScan) - click here
O16 - DPF: {E8F628B5-259A-4734-97EE-BA914D7BE941} (Driver Agent ActiveX Control) - click here
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{B038321F-3A44-4ED3-8913-9EF58A7DF402}: NameServer = 194.74.65.68 194.72.0.114
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\Driver\11\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: iPodService - Apple Computer, Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
O23 - Service: kavsvc - Kaspersky Lab - C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal\kavsvc.exe

  rossol 09:12 05 Mar 2006

bump

  Gongoozler 11:23 05 Mar 2006

Hi rossol. I've had a look at your HJT logfile, and with my very limited knowledge of interpreting HJT logs, I've not spotted anything that I recognise as being a problem, but that doesn't mean that there isn't anything there. A member of this forum, nellie2 is expert on this, but isn't always available to help. If you post your log on this specialist malware forum click here, you may have more success. Meanwhile Ewido is reputed to be very good at detecting trojans click here

  Miss Happy 11:50 05 Mar 2006

Is it a good idea to have 2x cleaners such as CCleaner and CleanUp! or do they do exactly the same thing? I have used both on same pc before and they seemed to find different things from each other, I only have CCleaner on this one.

  Gongoozler 11:58 05 Mar 2006

Miss Happy, I don't think there's any harm using two cleaners such as these. I only have experience of Ccleaner, and it simply finds what it considers to be redundant data on your computer. I suspect that CleanUp! does a similar thing. Ccleaner is very aggressive and if left to itself removes some data that isn't strictly redundant, but it does give a very clean starting point. I suspect this is why Ccleaner and Cleanup! find different things - it's a matter of what each considers to be redundant data.

Running two antivirus programs or firewalls is a different matter, they will almost certainly cause problems and probably crash your computer.

  Miss Happy 12:07 05 Mar 2006

Gongoozler, thanks for your answer. I will pass links on to my daughter - she needs to get back as much memory as she can on old pc. I only ever run one antivirus and firewall on system. Trying paid AVG antivirus & firewall at moment, hope it's working ok, used to use zonealarm but it was a bit intrusive while online.

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