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Re: computer running slow - change of AntiVirus

Unread postby carol21 » July 21st, 2009, 2:11 pm

Thankyou for your time cyborg,

Knowing the PC is clean is help in itself.

Good job! :thumbleft:
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Re: computer running slow - change of AntiVirus

Unread postby Cyborg » July 23rd, 2009, 6:11 am

Hi Carol :),

You are free to delete the following from your computer :

  • success.txt
  • Fix.bat
  • RSIT.exe
Let's reset system restore
Reset and Re-enable your System Restore to remove infected files that have been backed up by Windows. The files in System Restore are protected to prevent any programs changing those files.

Turn off System Restore
  • Click the Vista/Start icon.
  • Right Click >> Computer
  • Click Properties.
  • Click the System Protection tab.
  • Uncheck All drives
  • Click "Turn Off System Restore" at the prompt then click "Apply".
  • Restart your computer.
Turn ON System Restore
  • Click the Vista/Start icon
  • Right Click >> Computer
  • Click Properties.
  • Click the System Protection tab.
  • Checkmark All drives that were selected previously then click "Apply".
NOTE: only do this ONCE,NOT on a regular basis

Next We need to re hide system files. To do so, please follow the steps below:
Go to Start >computer>Organize>folder option>View
and check Do not show hidden files and folders>ok


UPDATING WINDOWS

IMPORTANT: You Need to Update Windows to protect your computer from the malware that is around on the Internet. Please go to the windows update site to get the critical updates.

Recommended third party programs to install


Download Spybot

Spybot scans for spyware and other malicious programs.
Spybot can be downloaded at this location

Download SpywareBlaster

Spyware blaster is a program that stops known malicious activex controls from installing on your computer.
SpywareBlaster tutorial and download
WEB OF TRUST
It is a browser add on to provide you additional layer of security to secure your online activities.WOT warns you before you interact with a risky website.
WEB OF TRUST Download

Alternative Internet browser

You may like to use alternative internet browser like Firefox.It is much more safer and Secure to surf the web.

A Final reminder always keep your programs up to date.This include your Anti-virus,Java and other programs install on your PC.


I recommend using this tool weekly to scan for insecure versions and missing security updates on your machine.

Secunia Software Inspector

Click Start and Secunia Software Inspector will scan for insecure versions and missing security updates.
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Re: computer running slow - change of AntiVirus

Unread postby NonSuch » July 28th, 2009, 2:26 am

As this issue appears to be resolved, this topic is now closed.

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