Welcome to MalwareRemoval.com,
What if we told you that you could get malware removal help from experts, and that it was 100% free? MalwareRemoval.com provides free support for people with infected computers. Our help, and the tools we use are always 100% free. No hidden catch. We simply enjoy helping others. You enjoy a clean, safe computer.

Malware Removal Instructions

Lots of "not responding"; reason in HijackThis log

MalwareRemoval.com provides free support for people with infected computers. Using plain language that anyone can understand, our community of volunteer experts will walk you through each step.

Unread postby John B. » April 11th, 2007, 11:16 am

Hi,

You're all clean so it must be something else. It's probably the age, ram, etc. just like you said. You've also got a lot of programs installed so that may be slowing down your computer in combination with the physical state.
You can look throug Add/Remove Programs and see if there are any programs you hardly ever use and think are not important and then remove them. I will also give you this page with a lot of tips and tricks to increase the speed of your computer and help you solve general problems:
http://www.castlecops.com/postitle175256-0-0-.html

This is my normal post for when you are clear - which you now are - or seem to be.
Please advise of any problems you still have. If you think you're clean please give one more reply so that I can archive this topic.

Now that you are clean, please follow these simple steps in order to keep your computer clean and secure:
  • Disable and Enable System Restore. - If you are using Windows ME or XP then you should disable and re-enable system restore to make sure there are no infected files found in a restore point.
    Turn off System Restore.
    On the Desktop, right-click My Computer
    Click Properties
    Click the System Restore tab
    Check Turn off System Restore
    Click Apply, and then click OK

    Reboot.

    Turn on System Restore.
    On the Desktop, right-click My Computer
    Click Properties
    Click the System Restore tab
    Uncheck Turn off System Restore
    Click Apply, and then click OK
    NOTE: only do this ONCE, NOT on a regular basis!
  • Make your Internet Explorer more secure - This can be done by following these simple instructions:
    • From within Internet Explorer click on the Tools menu and then click on Options.
    • Click once on the Security tab
    • Click once on the Internet icon so it becomes highlighted.
    • Click once on the Custom Level button.
      • Change the Download signed ActiveX controls to Prompt
      • Change the Download unsigned ActiveX controls to Disable
      • Change the Initialise and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe to Disable
      • Change the Installation of desktop items to Prompt
      • Change the Launching programs and files in an IFRAME to Prompt
      • Change the Navigate sub-frames across different domains to Prompt
      • When all these settings have been made, click on the OK button.
      • If it prompts you as to whether or not you want to save the settings, press the Yes button.
    • Next press the Apply button and then the OK to exit the Internet Properties page.
  • Update your Anti Virus Software - It is imperitive that you update your Anti virus software at least once a week (Even more if you wish). If you do not update your anti virus software then it will not be able to catch any of the new variants that may come out.
  • Visit Microsoft's Update Site Frequently - It is important that you visit http://update.microsoft.com/ regularly. This will ensure your computer has always the latest security updates available installed on your computer. If there are new updates to install, install them immediately, reboot your computer, and revisit the site until there are no more critical updates.

Follow this list and your potential for being infected again will reduce dramatically.

>> Here << you can see how you can help us.

May your God go with you..

John.
User avatar
John B.
MRU Master Emeritus
 
Posts: 4568
Joined: May 14th, 2006, 5:05 am
Location: The Netherlands
Advertisement
Register to Remove

Thank you

Unread postby nellybly » April 11th, 2007, 4:59 pm

Thank you for your help and advice.

I got rid of ton of programs, mostly games. I discovered some of them hadn't been used since I downloaded them. :roll:

I also have checked out the links in your last post.

Again, thank you very much. :)
nellybly
Active Member
 
Posts: 9
Joined: April 2nd, 2007, 6:01 pm

Unread postby NonSuch » April 30th, 2007, 9:07 pm

Glad we could be of assistance.

This topic is now closed. If you wish it reopened, please send us an email to 'admin at malwareremoval.com' with a link to your thread.

You can help support this site from this link :
Donations For Malware Removal

Please do not contact us if you are not the topic starter. A valid, working link to the closed topic is required along with the user name used. If the user name does not match the one in the thread linked, the email will be deleted.
User avatar
NonSuch
Administrator
Administrator
 
Posts: 27235
Joined: February 23rd, 2005, 7:08 am
Location: California

Previous

  • Similar Topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post

Return to Infected? Virus, malware, adware, ransomware, oh my!



Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 37 guests

Contact us:

Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. Register to remove all ads. The forum is run by volunteers who donate their time and expertise. We make every attempt to ensure that the help and advice posted is accurate and will not cause harm to your computer. However, we do not guarantee that they are accurate and they are to be used at your own risk. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Member site: UNITE Against Malware