Great... your logs looks good, ESET scan came back clean. Congratulations... you system appears clean
I am providing the recommendations again, for ease of access and reading. Please execute the 2 steps presented, below.
See last line of post please.Step 1.Create a System Restore Point
- Right-click on Computer ... select Properties.
- In the left pane under Tasks ... click System protection.
If UAC prompts for an administrator password or approval, type the password or give your "permission to continue".
- Select System Protection ...then choose Create.
- In the System Restore dialog box, type a description for the restore point ... click Create, again.
A window will pop up with "The Restore Point was created successfully" confirmation message.
- Click OK ...then close the System Restore dialog.
Now you have a clean restore point to use if you need to restore your system. Step 2. Perform Disk Cleanup
Let's do some housekeeping now...Note: You have to have administrative rights to run Disk Cleanup for all users.
- Click the Vista Start... button. Type "disk" (without the quotes) in the Start Search text entry box.
- Double click the Disk Cleanup entry, from the matching program list.
- In the Disk Cleanup options...select "Files from all users on this computer"
If the Disk Cleanup: Drive Selection dialog box appears:
Disk Cleanup will begin space saving calculations.
- Select the drive where Windows Vista is installed. (Normally, this would be C:\ drive)
- Press the "OK"...button.
- When the calculations are finished... Press the More Options tab.
- In the "System Restore and Shadow Copies" section... select "Clean up" button.
- Press the "Delete"... button, at the "Are you sure..." prompt.
Disk Cleanup will begin cleaning up old files and restore points.
- Exit Disk Cleanup.
This will remove all restore points except the one you just created..Update your Antivirus programs and other security products regularly.
Avoid new threats that could infect your system. You can also check if any application updates are needed for your PC.Secunia Software Inspector
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Keep on top of critical updates , as well as other updates for your computer. Using Windows Update in Windows VistaWhat is Windows Update? Microsoft Update HomeYou can try...some free programs, that will help improve your computer's security.
These kinds of protection programs (adware, spyware, etc...) tend to overlap in coverages.
Many feel that having a "layered" protection scheme, is beneficial. Each individual has to decide what works best for their situation.
There are many available...here are a few you can look into, if you want. Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
You have this installed... This is a good scanner to use regularly. Always check for updates before running a scan.
Tutorials are available for installing
, Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware.
For real-time protection you will have to purchase the product.Spybot Search and Destroy
Do not enable Spybot's Teatimer protection, if you have WinPatrol installed. System conflicts can occur.
Download it from © Safer Networking Ltd
. Just choose a mirror and off you go.
A Spybot tutorial can be found Here.SpywareBlaster
If using Internet Explorer 8 and using the SmartScreen Filter, do not install. Can inhibit browser performance.
Download it from © Javacool Software LLC.
A SpywareBlaster knowledgebase can be found Here.WinPatrol
Do not install if you have installed Spybot Search & Destroy and enabled Teatimer protection. System conflicts can occur.
Download it from Copyright © BillP Studios
Information about how WinPatrol works, is available HereFiretrust SiteHound
You can find information and download it from © Firetrust Ltd Firewall
I don't see any evidence of a third party firewall
installed. If you do have one installed or are using Windows built in firewall, that's fine.
If you don't please continue reading.
As the term conveys, a firewall
is an extra layer of security installed onto computers, which restricts access to systems from the outside world. Firewalls protect against hackers and malicious intruders.If you do not have a firewall installed...
I strongly recommend you download a free (for personal use) firewall NOW
that monitors traffic in both
directions... from one of these excellent vendors:
Read - stay informed.
- Comodo (Is now bundled with AV software, toolbar and search provider. Opt to install only the firewall software... uncheck the rest)
- ZoneAlarm (uncheck ZoneAlarm Spy Blocker during installation if you choose this one)
- Sunbelt/Kerio ... (30 day free trial)
Please check out these articles:Tony Klein's "How did I get infected in the first place?"How to prevent Malware:© miekiemoes - Microsoft MVP - Consumer Security
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