CPU runs 100% when connected to internet

  mousel 14:46 18 Nov 2004
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laptop running XP home:
Windows folder creates "smtXXX.tmp" files every few seconds - there are hundreds of them! It seems to be running normally, but when connected to internet the CPU runs 100% and everything slows down.
I have run latest Norton, Spybot, CCleaner and A2 and all report clean. Norton detects a "w32.wilab" nasty but cannot find any info about it.
Please can someone help -I'm getting desperate !!

  €dstowe 14:52 18 Nov 2004
  mousel 15:08 18 Nov 2004

Many many thanks -I'm about to try it.

  mousel 10:30 19 Nov 2004

Spent hours looking for a "dxterm5.exe" file in Reg - eventually found one. Removed it but it has made no difference. NAV still reports "W32.wilab" found on internet connection and I still get a 16 bit MS Dos subsystem report - "NTVDM CPU has encountered an illegal instuction" Any further thoughts?

  ACOLYTE 10:45 19 Nov 2004

Try click here

download it and run in safe mode with system restore off.

  mousel 11:31 19 Nov 2004

Thank you - I'll try again.

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