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Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by xxDeflop, Jun 7, 2012.

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  1. flavallee

    flavallee Frank Trusted Advisor

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    I don't use Avira AntiVir.

    It's probably a false positive.

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    After you update the definition files in Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and SUPERAntiSpyware, run a quick scan with each one.

    DON'T use the computer while each scan is in progress.

    After each scan is finished, select and remove EVERYTHING that was found.

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  2. xxDeflop

    xxDeflop Thread Starter

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    I've done the Full scan which took about 3 hours :)

    Now what flavallee?
     
  3. flavallee

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    That's why I advised you to run a quick scan. A full/complete scan will take much longer to run and usually isn't needed.

    Did you update the definition files before running a scan?

    Did you select and remove EVERYTHING that was found?

    Go to Start - Run - MSCONFIG - OK - "Startup" tab.

    Write down only the names in the "Startup Item" column that have a checkmark next to them.

    If the "Startup Item" column isn't wide enough to see the entire name of any of them, widen the column.

    Submit those names here in a vertical list.

    Make sure to spell them exactly as you see them there.

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  4. xxDeflop

    xxDeflop Thread Starter

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    Yes, I did update the definition files before running the scan

    And yes, I did remove "EVERYTHING" that was found

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    This are the items that have a checkmark next to them

     
  5. Elvandil

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    One question: Why in the world would you want to reduce RAM usage? I've worked hard to get mine up to 89%. You want RAM to be used as much as possible. What is not in RAM is on the drive and therefore that much slower to access.
     
  6. flavallee

    flavallee Frank Trusted Advisor

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    From post #3:

    Thanks for bringing it up again. (y)

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  7. xxDeflop

    xxDeflop Thread Starter

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    Can I now activate my "User Account Control" flavallee?
     
  8. flavallee

    flavallee Frank Trusted Advisor

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    Concerning post #19, you can uncheck

    Adobe Reader and Acrobat Manager

    in Start - Run - MSCONFIG - OK - "Startup" tab.

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    If you're done here, you can re-enable UAC.

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  9. xxDeflop

    xxDeflop Thread Starter

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    Okay then, thanks flavallee for your help and fast replies, +1 for you :)
     
  10. flavallee

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    You're welcome. :) (y)

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