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Slow loading Internet Explorer?

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by shanemckay, Dec 23, 2005.

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  1. shanemckay

    shanemckay Thread Starter

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    Hello guys, for the past few days Internet Explorer's loading time has dramaically slowed. It used to take a couple of seconds to load the program. Now it takes over 15 seconds. Once it loads there is no slow down in my ability to surf the net and no other programs seem tio be affected. I have almost 80% of my hard drive free so its not a memory problem. Could it be syware? I've just run Spybot, Ad Aware and Webroot's Spysweeper but nothing has been found.

    Shane
     
  2. Cheeseball81

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    Click here to download HJTsetup.exe: http://www.thespykiller.co.uk/files/HJTSetup.exe
    Save HJTsetup.exe to your desktop.

    Double click on the HJTsetup.exe icon on your desktop.
    By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Hijack This.
    Continue to click Next in the setup dialogue boxes until you get to the Select Addition Tasks dialogue.
    Put a check by Create a desktop icon then click Next again.
    Continue to follow the rest of the prompts from there.
    At the final dialogue box click Finish and it will launch Hijack This.
    Click on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and then ask you to save the log.
    Click Save to save the log file and then the log will open in notepad.
    Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
    Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
    DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
     
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