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  1. intoxicated

    intoxicated Thread Starter

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    Hi, my mom and my sister don't really take care of this computer well so eventually I have to reformat this one. Its old, but I dont think it should be this slow. Here is the hijackthis log. I've done a virus scan with an AVG antivirus and it should be clean now, but im worried there maybe some deeper problems. I'm just looking to just get this computer a bit faster. Getting rid of anything non essential for start up.

    Thanks

    Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
    Scan saved at 5:26:04 AM, on 4/17/2010
    Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
    MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
    Boot mode: Normal

    Running processes:
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
    C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\vVX3000.exe
    C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\pptd40nt.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
    C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgfws8.exe
    C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
    C:\Program Files\Microsoft LifeCam\MSCamSvc.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgam.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exe
    C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgcsrvx.exe
    C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jucheck.exe
    C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
    R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.google.ca/
    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
    R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
    R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - *{CFBFAE00-17A6-11D0-99CB-00C04FD64497} - (no file)
    R3 - URLSearchHook: AVG Security Toolbar BHO - {A3BC75A2-1F87-4686-AA43-5347D756017C} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\Toolbar\IEToolbar.dll
    O2 - BHO: AcroIEHelperStub - {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
    O2 - BHO: Skype add-on (mastermind) - {22BF413B-C6D2-4d91-82A9-A0F997BA588C} - C:\Program Files\Skype\Toolbars\Internet Explorer\SkypeIEPlugin.dll
    O2 - BHO: WormRadar.com IESiteBlocker.NavFilter - {3CA2F312-6F6E-4B53-A66E-4E65E497C8C0} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgssie.dll
    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {5C255C8A-E604-49b4-9D64-90988571CECB} - (no file)
    O2 - BHO: Groove GFS Browser Helper - {72853161-30C5-4D22-B7F9-0BBC1D38A37E} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveShellExtensions.dll
    O2 - BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In SSV Helper - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\ssv.dll
    O2 - BHO: Windows Live Sign-in Helper - {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
    O2 - BHO: AVG Security Toolbar BHO - {A3BC75A2-1F87-4686-AA43-5347D756017C} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\Toolbar\IEToolbar.dll
    O2 - BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper - {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
    O2 - BHO: JQSIEStartDetectorImpl - {E7E6F031-17CE-4C07-BC86-EABFE594F69C} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\lib\deploy\jqs\ie\jqs_plugin.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: AVG Security Toolbar - {CCC7A320-B3CA-4199-B1A6-9F516DD69829} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\Toolbar\IEToolbar.dll
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG8_TRAY] C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SoundMan] SOUNDMAN.EXE
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [GrooveMonitor] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IMJPMIG8.1] "C:\WINDOWS\IME\imjp8_1\IMJPMIG.EXE" /Spoil /RemAdvDef /Migration32
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PHIME2002ASync] C:\WINDOWS\system32\IME\TINTLGNT\TINTSETP.EXE /SYNC
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PHIME2002A] C:\WINDOWS\system32\IME\TINTLGNT\TINTSETP.EXE /IMEName
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [VX3000] C:\WINDOWS\vVX3000.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SSBkgdUpdate] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Scansoft Shared\SSBkgdUpdate\SSBkgdupdate.exe" -Embedding -boot
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PPort11reminder] "C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\Ereg\Ereg.exe" -r "C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ScanSoft\PaperPort\11\Config\Ereg\Ereg.ini"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MSConfig] C:\WINDOWS\PCHealth\HelpCtr\Binaries\MSConfig.exe /auto
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [NvMediaCenter] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\NVMCTRAY.DLL,NvTaskbarInit
    O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\RunOnce: [nltide_2] regsvr32 /s /n /i:U shell32 (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
    O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\RunOnce: [nltide_2] regsvr32 /s /n /i:U shell32 (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')
    O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\RunOnce: [nltide_2] regsvr32 /s /n /i:U shell32 (User 'SYSTEM')
    O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\RunOnce: [nltide_2] regsvr32 /s /n /i:U shell32 (User 'Default user')
    O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\Microsoft Office\Office12\EXCEL.EXE/3000
    O9 - Extra button: Send to OneNote - {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - C:\PROGRA~1\Microsoft Office\Office12\ONBttnIE.dll
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: S&end to OneNote - {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - C:\PROGRA~1\Microsoft Office\Office12\ONBttnIE.dll
    O9 - Extra button: Skype - {77BF5300-1474-4EC7-9980-D32B190E9B07} - C:\Program Files\Skype\Toolbars\Internet Explorer\SkypeIEPlugin.dll
    O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\Microsoft Office\Office12\REFIEBAR.DLL
    O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: @xpsp3res.dll,-20001 - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
    O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
    O15 - Trusted Zone: http://asia.msi.com.tw
    O15 - Trusted Zone: http://global.msi.com.tw
    O15 - Trusted Zone: http://www.msi.com.tw
    O15 - Trusted Zone: http://*.koreanlds.org
    O16 - DPF: {20A60F0D-9AFA-4515-A0FD-83BD84642501} (Checkers Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/msgrchkr.cab56986.cab
    O16 - DPF: {5C051655-FCD5-4969-9182-770EA5AA5565} (Solitaire Showdown Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/SolitaireShowdown.cab56986.cab
    O16 - DPF: {5D6F45B3-9043-443D-A792-115447494D24} (UnoCtrl Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/MessengerGamesContent/GameContent/Default/uno1/GAME_UNO1.cab
    O16 - DPF: {8100D56A-5661-482C-BEE8-AFECE305D968} (Facebook Photo Uploader 5 Control) - http://upload.facebook.com/controls/2009.07.28_v5.5.8.1/FacebookPhotoUploader55.cab
    O16 - DPF: {8167C273-DF59-4416-B647-C8BB2C7EE83E} (WebSDev Control) - http://liveupdate.msi.com.tw/autobios/LOnline/install.cab
    O16 - DPF: {C3F79A2B-B9B4-4A66-B012-3EE46475B072} (MessengerStatsClient Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/MessengerStatsPAClient.cab56907.cab
    O16 - DPF: {F5A7706B-B9C0-4C89-A715-7A0C6B05DD48} (Minesweeper Flags Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/MineSweeper.cab56986.cab
    O18 - Protocol: grooveLocalGWS - {88FED34C-F0CA-4636-A375-3CB6248B04CD} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveSystemServices.dll
    O18 - Protocol: linkscanner - {F274614C-63F8-47D5-A4D1-FBDDE494F8D1} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgpp.dll
    O18 - Protocol: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\Skype\Skype4COM.dll
    O20 - Winlogon Notify: avgrsstarter - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\avgrsstx.dll
    O23 - Service: Apple Mobile Device - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
    O23 - Service: AVG8 E-mail Scanner (avg8emc) - AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe
    O23 - Service: AVG8 WatchDog (avg8wd) - AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
    O23 - Service: AVG8 Firewall (avgfws8) - AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgfws8.exe
    O23 - Service: iPod Service - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
    O23 - Service: Java Quick Starter (JavaQuickStarterService) - Sun Microsystems, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
    O23 - Service: NVIDIA Driver Helper Service (NVSvc) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe

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    End of file - 9127 bytes
     
  2. flavallee

    flavallee Trusted Advisor

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    What's the processor type and speed?

    Have much RAM does it have?

    What's the hard drive size and amount of free/unused space?

    -------------------------------------------------------------

    Go into the Device Manager and expand

    IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers

    then double-click

    Primary IDE Controller

    Secondary IDE Controller

    then go into Advanced Settings(tab), then make sure the transfer mode is set on DMA and is not set on PIO.

    PIO is slower than DMA and can noticably slow down overall performance.

    -------------------------------------------------------------

    Go into these temp folders

    C:\WINDOWS\Temp

    C:\Documents And Settings\(Username)\Local Settings\Temp

    and delete everything from inside those temp folders.

    If a few files resist deletion, leave them alone and delete everything else.

    It's a good place for a "nasty" to hide, and a large buildup of them can cause various problems.

    -------------------------------------------------------------

    These startup entries can be unchecked in Start - Run - MSCONFIG - OK - Startup(tab):

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: IMJPMIG8.1 "C:\WINDOWS\IME\imjp8_1\IMJPMIG.EXE" /Spoil /RemAdvDef /Migration32

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: PHIME2002ASync C:\WINDOWS\system32\IME\TINTLGNT\TINTSETP.EXE /SYNC

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: PHIME2002A C:\WINDOWS\system32\IME\TINTLGNT\TINTSETP.EXE /IMEName

    -------------------------------------------------------------
     
  3. intoxicated

    intoxicated Thread Starter

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    Intel Pentium 4 2.4Ghz Processor
    only 512 Mb of RAM.
    The HD is partitioned into two. C Drive has about 30Gb with about 4gb space left. D Drive has about 30Gb with about 20gb of space left.

    On the secondary ide controller i switched it to DMA from PIO.

    Temp Folders are emptied. Things seem to be running faster thanks. I will come back with more information on how this went.

    Thank You a lot for your help.

    PS. I realized that this computer has very little RAM. Increasing it, i would assume, will help. How do I know what type of RAM to purchase that will be compatible, this is a Desktop computer.
     
  4. flavallee

    flavallee Trusted Advisor

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    What's the brand name, model name, and model number of that computer?

    If perchance it's a Dell brand, advise what the "service tag number" on the sticker is.

    If perchance it's a HP or Compaq brand, advise what the product/part number on the sticker is.

    It definitely needs more RAM. You should increase it to at least 1024 MB, and preferably 2048 MB.

    ----------------------------------------------------------------

    Start HijackThis, but don't run a scan.

    Click on the "Open The Misc Tools Section" button.

    Click on the "Open Uninstall Manager" button.

    Click the "Save List" button.

    Save the "uninstall_list.txt" file somewhere. It'll then open in Notepad.

    Return here to your thread, then copy-and-paste the entire file here.

    ---------------------------------------------------------------
     
  5. intoxicated

    intoxicated Thread Starter

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    Hi. I don't think this is a Dell or Compaq. I think it was custom made at a local computer shop.

    Here is the list that you asked for.

    Adobe AIR
    Adobe AIR
    Adobe Flash Player 10 Plugin
    Adobe Flash Player ActiveX
    Adobe Reader 9
    AVG 8.5
    Critical Update for Windows Media Player 11 (KB959772)
    DivX Codec
    DivX Web Player
    HijackThis 2.0.2
    Hotfix for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 (KB953595)
    Hotfix for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 (KB958484)
    Hotfix for Windows Media Format 11 SDK (KB929399)
    Hotfix for Windows Media Player 11 (KB939683)
    Hotfix for Windows XP (KB952287)
    Hotfix for Windows XP (KB961118)
    Hotfix for Windows XP (KB970653-v3)
    Hotfix for Windows XP (KB976098-v2)
    Hotfix for Windows XP (KB979306)
    iTunes
    Java(TM) 6 Update 11
    Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 Language Pack - KOR
    Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2
    Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Service Pack 1 Language Pack - KOR
    Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Service Pack 2
    Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 ?? ? - ???
    Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Language Pack - kor
    Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1
    Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1
    Microsoft Choice Guard
    Microsoft Kernel-Mode Driver Framework Feature Pack 1.5
    Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
    Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
    Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
    Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
    Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
    Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
    Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
    Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
    Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
    Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
    Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
    Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
    Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
    Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
    Microsoft Office Access MUI (English) 2007
    Microsoft Office Access Setup Metadata MUI (English) 2007
    Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007
    Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007
    Microsoft Office Excel MUI (English) 2007
    Microsoft Office Groove MUI (English) 2007
    Microsoft Office Groove Setup Metadata MUI (English) 2007
    Microsoft Office InfoPath MUI (English) 2007
    Microsoft Office OneNote MUI (English) 2007
    Microsoft Office Outlook MUI (English) 2007
    Microsoft Office PowerPoint MUI (English) 2007
    Microsoft Office Proof (English) 2007
    Microsoft Office Proof (French) 2007
    Microsoft Office Proof (Spanish) 2007
    Microsoft Office Proofing (English) 2007
    Microsoft Office Proofing Tools 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
    Microsoft Office Proofing Tools 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
    Microsoft Office Proofing Tools 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
    Microsoft Office Publisher MUI (English) 2007
    Microsoft Office Shared MUI (English) 2007
    Microsoft Office Shared Setup Metadata MUI (English) 2007
    Microsoft Office Word MUI (English) 2007
    Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 ATL Update kb973923 - x86 8.0.50727.4053
    Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable
    Mozilla Firefox (3.0.19)
    MSVCRT
    MSXML 4.0 SP2 (KB954430)
    MSXML 4.0 SP2 (KB973688)
    NVIDIA Drivers
    NVIDIA Windows 2000/XP Display Drivers
    PaperPort Image Printer
    QuickTime
    Ragnarok Sakray
    RAM Booster Expert 1.30
    Realtek AC'97 Audio
    Registry Genius v3.0
    SAS Private JRE (J2SE(tm) Java Runtime Environment 1.4.2_09)
    ScanSoft PaperPort 11
    Security Update for 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB969559)
    Security Update for 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB978380)
    Security Update for Microsoft Office Excel 2007 (KB978382)
    Security Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 (KB972363)
    Security Update for Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 (KB957789)
    Security Update for Microsoft Office Publisher 2007 (KB980470)
    Security Update for Microsoft Office system 2007 (972581)
    Security Update for Microsoft Office system 2007 (KB969613)
    Security Update for Microsoft Office system 2007 (KB974234)
    Security Update for Microsoft Office Visio Viewer 2007 (KB973709)
    Security Update for Microsoft Office Word 2007 (KB969604)
    Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB938127-v2)
    Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB958215)
    Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB960714)
    Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB961260)
    Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB963027)
    Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB969897)
    Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB972260)
    Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB974455)
    Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB976325)
    Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 8 (KB971961)
    Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 8 (KB976325)
    Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 8 (KB978207)
    Security Update for Windows Internet Explorer 8 (KB981332)
    Security Update for Windows Media Player (KB952069)
    Security Update for Windows Media Player (KB954155)
    Security Update for Windows Media Player (KB968816)
    Security Update for Windows Media Player (KB973540)
    Security Update for Windows Media Player 11 (KB936782)
    Security Update for Windows Media Player 11 (KB954154)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB923561)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB923789)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB938464)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB946648)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB950974)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB951066)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB952004)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB952954)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB954211)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB954459)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB954600)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB955069)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB956391)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB956572)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB956744)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB956802)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB956803)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB956841)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB956844)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB957097)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB958644)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB958687)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB958690)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB958869)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB959426)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB960225)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB960715)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB960803)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB960859)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB961371)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB961373)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB961501)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB968537)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB969059)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB969898)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB969947)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB970238)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB970430)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB971468)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB971486)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB971557)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB971633)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB971657)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB971961)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB972270)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB973346)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB973354)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB973507)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB973525)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB973869)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB973904)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB974112)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB974318)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB974392)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB974571)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB975025)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB975467)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB975560)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB975561)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB975713)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB977165-v2)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB977816)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB977914)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB978037)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB978251)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB978262)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB978338)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB978601)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB978706)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB979309)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB979683)
    Security Update for Windows XP (KB980232)
    Segoe UI
    Skype¬ô 4.0
    StarCodec
    Update for 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB967642)
    Update for 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB981715)
    Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 (KB963707)
    Update for Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007 (KB976416)
    Update for Microsoft Office OneNote 2007 (KB980729)
    Update for Outlook 2007 Junk Email Filter (kb981433)
    Update for Windows Internet Explorer 7 (KB976749)
    Update for Windows Internet Explorer 8 (KB975364)
    Update for Windows Internet Explorer 8 (KB976662)
    Update for Windows Internet Explorer 8 (KB980182)
    Update for Windows XP (KB955759)
    Update for Windows XP (KB955839)
    Update for Windows XP (KB961503)
    Update for Windows XP (KB967715)
    Update for Windows XP (KB968389)
    Update for Windows XP (KB971737)
    Update for Windows XP (KB973687)
    Update for Windows XP (KB973815)
    VC80CRTRedist - 8.0.50727.762
    Windows Internet Explorer 8
    Windows Live Call
    Windows Live Communications Platform
    Windows Live Essentials
    Windows Live Essentials
    Windows Live Messenger
    Windows Live Sign-in Assistant
    Windows Live Upload Tool
    WinRAR archiver
    XML Paper Specification Shared Components Language Pack 1.0


    Thanks again for taking the time =)
     
  6. flavallee

    flavallee Trusted Advisor

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    Thanks for submitting the HijackThis uninstall list. I'm going to give you enough to do to keep you busy for an hour or two.

    ---------------------------------------------------------------

    Uninstall Adobe AIR because it's not needed.

    ---------------------------------------------------------------

    Download and save

    Adobe Flash Player ActiveX 10.0.45.2

    Adobe Flash Player Plugin 10.0.45.2

    Close all open windows first, then install them. They will overwrite and replace the older versions that are currently installed.

    ---------------------------------------------------------------

    Start Adobe Reader 9, then click Help - Check For Updates. It should detect and download and install the 9.3.2 update.

    ---------------------------------------------------------------

    AVG 8.5 is now at version 9.0. Do you have the free version or the paid version?

    If you have the free version, you can download version 9.0 from here. Download and save it, close all open windows first, then install it. It will overwrite and replace the older version. Decline to install the AVG toolbar and the Yahoo search engine, and decline to run an optimized scan.

    If you have the paid version, you can choose whether to buy the newer version or stick with version 8.5.

    ---------------------------------------------------------------

    Download and save

    Sun Java Runtime Environment 1.6.0.20

    Close all open windows first, then install it. Decline to install the Bing toolbar. It will overwrite and replace version 1.6.0.11 that's currently installed.

    ---------------------------------------------------------------

    Uninstall RAM Booster Expert 1.30 and Registry Genius 3.0 because they're not needed.

    Avoid all programs that claim to clean/boost/optimize/tuneup your computer. They do nothing to improve speed or performance, and some of them can break certain programs and damage the operating system.

    --------------------------------------------------------------

    After you've done all of the above, restart your computer.

    Start HijackThis and click "Do a system scan and save a log file". When the log appears after the scan isw finished, copy-and-paste the log here.

    ---------------------------------------------------------------
     
  7. intoxicated

    intoxicated Thread Starter

    Joined:
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    okay. thanks. computer definitely is faster now. wow, didn't think it wouldnt take that much work.
    i have the paid version of AVG so ill keep this one until the license expires.

    here is the hijackthis log

    Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
    Scan saved at 7:21:33 AM, on 4/18/2010
    Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
    MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
    Boot mode: Normal

    Running processes:
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
    C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgfws8.exe
    C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\vVX3000.exe
    C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgam.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exe
    C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgcsrvx.exe
    C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
    R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.google.ca/
    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
    R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
    R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - *{CFBFAE00-17A6-11D0-99CB-00C04FD64497} - (no file)
    R3 - URLSearchHook: AVG Security Toolbar BHO - {A3BC75A2-1F87-4686-AA43-5347D756017C} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\Toolbar\IEToolbar.dll
    O2 - BHO: AcroIEHelperStub - {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
    O2 - BHO: Skype add-on (mastermind) - {22BF413B-C6D2-4d91-82A9-A0F997BA588C} - C:\Program Files\Skype\Toolbars\Internet Explorer\SkypeIEPlugin.dll
    O2 - BHO: WormRadar.com IESiteBlocker.NavFilter - {3CA2F312-6F6E-4B53-A66E-4E65E497C8C0} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgssie.dll
    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {5C255C8A-E604-49b4-9D64-90988571CECB} - (no file)
    O2 - BHO: Groove GFS Browser Helper - {72853161-30C5-4D22-B7F9-0BBC1D38A37E} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveShellExtensions.dll
    O2 - BHO: Windows Live Sign-in Helper - {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
    O2 - BHO: AVG Security Toolbar BHO - {A3BC75A2-1F87-4686-AA43-5347D756017C} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\Toolbar\IEToolbar.dll
    O2 - BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper - {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
    O2 - BHO: JQSIEStartDetectorImpl - {E7E6F031-17CE-4C07-BC86-EABFE594F69C} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\lib\deploy\jqs\ie\jqs_plugin.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: AVG Security Toolbar - {CCC7A320-B3CA-4199-B1A6-9F516DD69829} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\Toolbar\IEToolbar.dll
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG8_TRAY] C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SoundMan] SOUNDMAN.EXE
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [GrooveMonitor] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IMJPMIG8.1] "C:\WINDOWS\IME\imjp8_1\IMJPMIG.EXE" /Spoil /RemAdvDef /Migration32
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [VX3000] C:\WINDOWS\vVX3000.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PPort11reminder] "C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\Ereg\Ereg.exe" -r "C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ScanSoft\PaperPort\11\Config\Ereg\Ereg.ini"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe ARM] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe"
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [NvMediaCenter] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\NVMCTRAY.DLL,NvTaskbarInit
    O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\RunOnce: [nltide_2] regsvr32 /s /n /i:U shell32 (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
    O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\RunOnce: [nltide_2] regsvr32 /s /n /i:U shell32 (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')
    O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\RunOnce: [nltide_2] regsvr32 /s /n /i:U shell32 (User 'SYSTEM')
    O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\RunOnce: [nltide_2] regsvr32 /s /n /i:U shell32 (User 'Default user')
    O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\Microsoft Office\Office12\EXCEL.EXE/3000
    O9 - Extra button: Send to OneNote - {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - C:\PROGRA~1\Microsoft Office\Office12\ONBttnIE.dll
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: S&end to OneNote - {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - C:\PROGRA~1\Microsoft Office\Office12\ONBttnIE.dll
    O9 - Extra button: Skype - {77BF5300-1474-4EC7-9980-D32B190E9B07} - C:\Program Files\Skype\Toolbars\Internet Explorer\SkypeIEPlugin.dll
    O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\Microsoft Office\Office12\REFIEBAR.DLL
    O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: @xpsp3res.dll,-20001 - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
    O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
    O15 - Trusted Zone: http://asia.msi.com.tw
    O15 - Trusted Zone: http://global.msi.com.tw
    O15 - Trusted Zone: http://www.msi.com.tw
    O15 - Trusted Zone: http://*.koreanlds.org
    O16 - DPF: {20A60F0D-9AFA-4515-A0FD-83BD84642501} (Checkers Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/msgrchkr.cab56986.cab
    O16 - DPF: {5C051655-FCD5-4969-9182-770EA5AA5565} (Solitaire Showdown Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/SolitaireShowdown.cab56986.cab
    O16 - DPF: {5D6F45B3-9043-443D-A792-115447494D24} (UnoCtrl Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/MessengerGamesContent/GameContent/Default/uno1/GAME_UNO1.cab
    O16 - DPF: {8100D56A-5661-482C-BEE8-AFECE305D968} (Facebook Photo Uploader 5 Control) - http://upload.facebook.com/controls/2009.07.28_v5.5.8.1/FacebookPhotoUploader55.cab
    O16 - DPF: {8167C273-DF59-4416-B647-C8BB2C7EE83E} (WebSDev Control) - http://liveupdate.msi.com.tw/autobios/LOnline/install.cab
    O16 - DPF: {C3F79A2B-B9B4-4A66-B012-3EE46475B072} (MessengerStatsClient Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/MessengerStatsPAClient.cab56907.cab
    O16 - DPF: {F5A7706B-B9C0-4C89-A715-7A0C6B05DD48} (Minesweeper Flags Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/MineSweeper.cab56986.cab
    O18 - Protocol: grooveLocalGWS - {88FED34C-F0CA-4636-A375-3CB6248B04CD} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveSystemServices.dll
    O18 - Protocol: linkscanner - {F274614C-63F8-47D5-A4D1-FBDDE494F8D1} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgpp.dll
    O18 - Protocol: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\Skype\Skype4COM.dll
    O20 - Winlogon Notify: avgrsstarter - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\avgrsstx.dll
    O23 - Service: AVG8 E-mail Scanner (avg8emc) - AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe
    O23 - Service: AVG8 WatchDog (avg8wd) - AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
    O23 - Service: AVG8 Firewall (avgfws8) - AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgfws8.exe
    O23 - Service: iPod Service - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
    O23 - Service: Java Quick Starter (JavaQuickStarterService) - Sun Microsystems, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
    O23 - Service: NVIDIA Driver Helper Service (NVSvc) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe

    --
    End of file - 8641 bytes
     
  8. antech

    antech Banned

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    Try triiming up the startup:
    Download Startup Manager from my sign. and post a screenshot.
     
  9. flavallee

    flavallee Trusted Advisor

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    First Name:
    Frank
    Let's get to work on the startup load next. You have several programs that are auto-loading and running in the background. Some of them don't need to auto-load and run at all, and others can be manually started when needed.

    Click Start - Run, type in MSCONFIG and then click OK - Startup(tab).

    Remove the checkmark only in the entries that I've highlighted in bold type.

    (Note: Be aware that .exe may be missing from the name. Also, uncheck all entries that begin with Nv)

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG8_TRAY] C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: NvCplDaemon RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: SoundMan SOUNDMAN.EXE

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: GrooveMonitor "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: IMJPMIG8.1 "C:\WINDOWS\IME\imjp8_1\IMJPMIG.EXE" /Spoil /RemAdvDef /Migration32

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: VX3000 C:\WINDOWS\vVX3000.exe

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: PPort11reminder "C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\Ereg\Ereg.exe" -r "C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ScanSoft\PaperPort\11\Config\Ereg\Ereg.ini"

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: Adobe Reader Speed Launcher "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: Adobe ARM "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: SunJavaUpdateSched "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe

    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe

    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: NvMediaCenter RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\system32\NVMCTRAY.DLL,NvTaskbarInit

    O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\RunOnce: [nltide_2] regsvr32 /s /n /i:U shell32 (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')

    O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\RunOnce: [nltide_2] regsvr32 /s /n /i:U shell32 (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')

    O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\RunOnce: [nltide_2] regsvr32 /s /n /i:U shell32 (User 'SYSTEM')

    O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\RunOnce: [nltide_2] regsvr32 /s /n /i:U shell32 (User 'Default user')

    After you're done, click Apply - OK - Exit Without Restart. You don't want to restart your computer just yet.

    Click Start - Run, type in SERVICES.MSC and then click OK.

    Expand the window so you can see the list more clearly.

    Double-click on the entries that I've highlighted in bold type.

    O23 - Service: AVG8 E-mail Scanner (avg8emc) - AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe

    O23 - Service: AVG8 WatchDog (avg8wd) - AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe

    O23 - Service: AVG8 Firewall (avgfws8) - AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgfws8.exe

    O23 - Service: iPod Service - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe

    O23 - Service: Java Quick Starter (JavaQuickStarterService) - Sun Microsystems, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe

    O23 - Service: NVIDIA Driver Helper Service (NVSvc) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe

    If "Startup Type" is set on Automatic, change it to Manual, then click Apply - OK.

    After you're done, close the window and restart your computer.

    When the small "System Configuration Utility" appears during restart, ignore the message. Put a checkmark in that window, then click OK to close it.

    Start HijackThis and click "Do a system scan and save a log file".

    When the scan is finished and the log appears, copy-and-paste the log here.

    ---------------------------------------------------------------
     
  10. intoxicated

    intoxicated Thread Starter

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    Thanks. here is the hijack this log.

    Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
    Scan saved at 3:09:16 AM, on 4/19/2010
    Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
    MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
    Boot mode: Normal

    Running processes:
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgfws8.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgam.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exe
    C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgcsrvx.exe
    C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
    R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.google.ca/
    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
    R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
    R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - *{CFBFAE00-17A6-11D0-99CB-00C04FD64497} - (no file)
    R3 - URLSearchHook: AVG Security Toolbar BHO - {A3BC75A2-1F87-4686-AA43-5347D756017C} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\Toolbar\IEToolbar.dll
    O2 - BHO: AcroIEHelperStub - {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
    O2 - BHO: Skype add-on (mastermind) - {22BF413B-C6D2-4d91-82A9-A0F997BA588C} - C:\Program Files\Skype\Toolbars\Internet Explorer\SkypeIEPlugin.dll
    O2 - BHO: WormRadar.com IESiteBlocker.NavFilter - {3CA2F312-6F6E-4B53-A66E-4E65E497C8C0} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgssie.dll
    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {5C255C8A-E604-49b4-9D64-90988571CECB} - (no file)
    O2 - BHO: Groove GFS Browser Helper - {72853161-30C5-4D22-B7F9-0BBC1D38A37E} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveShellExtensions.dll
    O2 - BHO: Windows Live Sign-in Helper - {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
    O2 - BHO: AVG Security Toolbar BHO - {A3BC75A2-1F87-4686-AA43-5347D756017C} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\Toolbar\IEToolbar.dll
    O2 - BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper - {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
    O2 - BHO: JQSIEStartDetectorImpl - {E7E6F031-17CE-4C07-BC86-EABFE594F69C} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\lib\deploy\jqs\ie\jqs_plugin.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: AVG Security Toolbar - {CCC7A320-B3CA-4199-B1A6-9F516DD69829} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\Toolbar\IEToolbar.dll
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG8_TRAY] C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PPort11reminder] "C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\Ereg\Ereg.exe" -r "C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ScanSoft\PaperPort\11\Config\Ereg\Ereg.ini"
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
    O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\RunOnce: [nltide_2] regsvr32 /s /n /i:U shell32 (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
    O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\RunOnce: [nltide_2] regsvr32 /s /n /i:U shell32 (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')
    O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\RunOnce: [nltide_2] regsvr32 /s /n /i:U shell32 (User 'SYSTEM')
    O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\RunOnce: [nltide_2] regsvr32 /s /n /i:U shell32 (User 'Default user')
    O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\Microsoft Office\Office12\EXCEL.EXE/3000
    O9 - Extra button: Send to OneNote - {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - C:\PROGRA~1\Microsoft Office\Office12\ONBttnIE.dll
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: S&end to OneNote - {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - C:\PROGRA~1\Microsoft Office\Office12\ONBttnIE.dll
    O9 - Extra button: Skype - {77BF5300-1474-4EC7-9980-D32B190E9B07} - C:\Program Files\Skype\Toolbars\Internet Explorer\SkypeIEPlugin.dll
    O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\Microsoft Office\Office12\REFIEBAR.DLL
    O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: @xpsp3res.dll,-20001 - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
    O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
    O15 - Trusted Zone: http://asia.msi.com.tw
    O15 - Trusted Zone: http://global.msi.com.tw
    O15 - Trusted Zone: http://www.msi.com.tw
    O15 - Trusted Zone: http://*.koreanlds.org
    O16 - DPF: {20A60F0D-9AFA-4515-A0FD-83BD84642501} (Checkers Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/msgrchkr.cab56986.cab
    O16 - DPF: {5C051655-FCD5-4969-9182-770EA5AA5565} (Solitaire Showdown Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/SolitaireShowdown.cab56986.cab
    O16 - DPF: {5D6F45B3-9043-443D-A792-115447494D24} (UnoCtrl Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/MessengerGamesContent/GameContent/Default/uno1/GAME_UNO1.cab
    O16 - DPF: {8100D56A-5661-482C-BEE8-AFECE305D968} (Facebook Photo Uploader 5 Control) - http://upload.facebook.com/controls/2009.07.28_v5.5.8.1/FacebookPhotoUploader55.cab
    O16 - DPF: {8167C273-DF59-4416-B647-C8BB2C7EE83E} (WebSDev Control) - http://liveupdate.msi.com.tw/autobios/LOnline/install.cab
    O16 - DPF: {C3F79A2B-B9B4-4A66-B012-3EE46475B072} (MessengerStatsClient Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/MessengerStatsPAClient.cab56907.cab
    O16 - DPF: {F5A7706B-B9C0-4C89-A715-7A0C6B05DD48} (Minesweeper Flags Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/MineSweeper.cab56986.cab
    O18 - Protocol: grooveLocalGWS - {88FED34C-F0CA-4636-A375-3CB6248B04CD} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveSystemServices.dll
    O18 - Protocol: linkscanner - {F274614C-63F8-47D5-A4D1-FBDDE494F8D1} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgpp.dll
    O18 - Protocol: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\Skype\Skype4COM.dll
    O20 - Winlogon Notify: avgrsstarter - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\avgrsstx.dll
    O23 - Service: AVG8 E-mail Scanner (avg8emc) - AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe
    O23 - Service: AVG8 WatchDog (avg8wd) - AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
    O23 - Service: AVG8 Firewall (avgfws8) - AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgfws8.exe
    O23 - Service: iPod Service - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
    O23 - Service: Java Quick Starter (JavaQuickStarterService) - Sun Microsystems, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
    O23 - Service: NVIDIA Driver Helper Service (NVSvc) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe

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    End of file - 7504 bytes
     
  11. flavallee

    flavallee Trusted Advisor

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    Go back into Start - Run - MSCONFIG - OK - Startup(tab) and write down only the "Startup Item" names that still have a checkmark, then submit that list here in a vertical column.

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  12. intoxicated

    intoxicated Thread Starter

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    There are only two items left checked.

    avgtray
    ctfmon
     
  13. antech

    antech Banned

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    That means that the startup has been trimmed up alot.......
    Try defragging.
     
  14. flavallee

    flavallee Trusted Advisor

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    Start HijackThis, then click "Do a system scan only".

    When the scan is finished and the list of log entries appears, put a checkmark in these log entries:

    R3 - URLSearchHook: AVG Security Toolbar BHO - {A3BC75A2-1F87-4686-AA43-5347D756017C} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\Toolbar\IEToolbar.dll

    O2 - BHO: AVG Security Toolbar BHO - {A3BC75A2-1F87-4686-AA43-5347D756017C} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\Toolbar\IEToolbar.dll

    O3 - Toolbar: AVG Security Toolbar - {CCC7A320-B3CA-4199-B1A6-9F516DD69829} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\Toolbar\IEToolbar.dll


    then click "Fix Checked - Yes".

    Close HijackThis.

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    The startup list looks real good now. (y)

    How is your computer running?

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  15. antech

    antech Banned

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    Whats Paperport??
    Try a different ,Light on System Resources antivirus like Avast Free or ESET NOD 32
     
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