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Is something wrong with my fans

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by passionate, Mar 10, 2007.

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  1. passionate

    passionate Thread Starter

    Jun 22, 2006
    My computer starts running very slow. I checked the start-up programs and disable almost any unnecessary applications running at start-up, but it doesn't improve the computer's performance. I was wondering if it is overheated or running too hot, so I used SpeedFan to check the temperature. The problem is that I don't know why SpeedFan only detects one fan running on my computer even though all the fans were running while I used SpeedFan. I opened the case and saw all fans were spinning.

    Below is the log after running HijackThis:
    Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
    Scan saved at 9:35:45 AM, on 3/10/2007
    Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
    MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

    Running processes:
    E:\Program Files\Diskeeper Corporation\Diskeeper\DkService.exe
    E:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
    E:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe

    R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com/
    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.yahoo.com/
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com/
    R3 - URLSearchHook: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - E:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn1\yt.dll
    O2 - BHO: IDM Helper - {0055C089-8582-441B-A0BF-17B458C2A3A8} - E:\Program Files\Internet Download Manager\IDMIECC.dll
    O2 - BHO: Yahoo! Toolbar Helper - {02478D38-C3F9-4EFB-9B51-7695ECA05670} - E:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn1\yt.dll
    O2 - BHO: Yahoo! IE Services Button - {5BAB4B5B-68BC-4B02-94D6-2FC0DE4A7897} - E:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common\yiesrvc.dll
    O2 - BHO: SSVHelper Class - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - E:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_10\bin\ssv.dll
    O2 - BHO: MegaIEMn - {bf00e119-21a3-4fd1-b178-3b8537e75c92} - E:\Program Files\Megaupload\Mega Manager\MegaIEMn.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - E:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn1\yt.dll
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Zone Labs Client] "E:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "E:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DiskeeperSystray] "E:\Program Files\Diskeeper Corporation\Diskeeper\DkIcon.exe"
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Yahoo! Pager] "E:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\YAHOOM~1.EXE" -quiet
    O8 - Extra context menu item: &Yahoo! Search - file:///E:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common/ycsrch.htm
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Download All Links with IDM - E:\Program Files\Internet Download Manager\IEGetAll.htm
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Download with IDM - E:\Program Files\Internet Download Manager\IEExt.htm
    O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://E:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE/3000
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Yahoo! &Dictionary - file:///E:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common/ycdict.htm
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Yahoo! &Maps - file:///E:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common/ycmap.htm
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Yahoo! &SMS - file:///E:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common/ycsms.htm
    O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - E:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_10\bin\ssv.dll
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - E:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_10\bin\ssv.dll
    O9 - Extra button: Yahoo! Services - {5BAB4B5B-68BC-4B02-94D6-2FC0DE4A7897} - E:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common\yiesrvc.dll
    O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - E:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.DLL
    O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - E:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - E:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
    O16 - DPF: {30528230-99f7-4bb4-88d8-fa1d4f56a2ab} (YInstStarter Class) - E:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common\yinsthelper.dll
    O23 - Service: CA ISafe (CAISafe) - Computer Associates International, Inc. - E:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\isafe.exe
    O23 - Service: Diskeeper - Diskeeper Corporation - E:\Program Files\Diskeeper Corporation\Diskeeper\DkService.exe
    O23 - Service: iPod Service - Apple Computer, Inc. - E:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
    O23 - Service: NBService - Nero AG - E:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 7\Nero BackItUp\NBService.exe
    O23 - Service: TrueVector Internet Monitor (vsmon) - Zone Labs, LLC - E:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe

    I really appreciate anyone's input helping me out.
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  3. ozrom1e


    May 15, 2006
    The speedfan shows that all of the temps are OK I would not worry about overheating

    Speedfan can only detect fans that the motherboard has sensor for, no sensors speedfan ignore that fan or fans, this is a design that is in the motherboard.

    As for disabling the start-up programs did you write down the ones you disabled? I think you should re-start these and then give another HijackThis with everything running. Basically if you stopped something from running and Windows needs it Windows will keep looking for it and take a lot longer booting up and also will run a lot slower. It is sort of like removing your knee joint and trying to run a half-mile.
  4. Deadeyedave


    Mar 7, 2007
    my first thing would be to do al the basic stuff,defrag,dump temp files,check your vitural memery setting( I like minus setting the same as my memory amount and max set as x4 of it) and run at least 2 good spyware and malware programs as these will slow down your computer considerably.
  5. passionate

    passionate Thread Starter

    Jun 22, 2006
    To ozrom: Thank you for your information. I think I disabled yahoo messenger, Nero System Analyzer, QuickTime and some kind of printing service. Now I don't have to worry about the fans thing anymore. In addition, my computer has very loud noise, and I can't distinguish the difference between noise from hard drive and noise from fans. Is there anyway I can reduce the noise?
    To Deade: Thanks for your advices. I am doing defrag now. After this, I'll use CCleaner to get rid of dump temp files. I don't know what you mean by checking virtual memory setting. How do i check it? How do I know which setting is good for my system? Again, thanks all for the helpful suggestions.
  6. Rich-M


    May 3, 2006
    Case fans that are plugged into psu, Speedfan cannot read.
    Where is the loud noise coming from and can you describe it...
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