Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005

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Jul 1, 2011
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OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4200+, x86 Family 15 Model 75 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1982 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6150 LE , 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 229406 MB, Free - 145952 MB; D: Total - 9048 MB, Free - 947 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTek Computer INC., NODUSM3, 1.05, MB-1234567890
Antivirus: Norton 360, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

I have tried a couple different programs that have left me babbled and confused. Registry Mechanic, Uniblue PC Healthcare Advisor, Driver Cure, Pareto Logic File Cure, trying to straighten out my computer. I'm not computer lingo literate, and do not know a lot about registry stuff. But I did contact Microsoft who was finally able to connect to my computer (had maleware would not let me do anything at all, like it took over my computer) after the tech had me go through several steps he was able to log on and do something to get my computer working again. It is still giving me problems, but not as severe.
I added 1 G. of memory to my computer because I kept getting message about memory, now that I have done that I keep getting High CPU usage. This is mainly when I'm on the internet Facebook playing games. The error message says that Internet Explorer is causing this. I have been looking through my computer and have noticed many changes. Dr. Watson is gone, my PC Doctor has changed to PC Doctor 5. When I try to use the '5', I get error message that this product is not licensed to this computer, or something along those lines. I have tried PC System recovery using several different dates, no help. At first would not go back to any date; always got message " unable to restore to this date and no changes were made to your computer".
Microsoft, got my computer to start working again, and I had a lot of maleware on here, I believe they came from bogus places who claim to remove virus and such. Anyway he put "Malewarebytes" on here for me, and got rid of about 50 or so. My Norton 360 did not detect any of these, and the program every year is not cheap. Today I ran the maleware scan and had 7, which it took care of.
The problem is mainly a lot of my folders are empty, or I have some that are on here twice. For instance when I click on properties for Internet Explorer it says last time used (such and such date) which is months ago. I use my computer every single day. What is going on with this thing??:confused:
Aug 1, 2003
Every tool you mentioned has damaged your computer. The damage got worse every time you used them. Registry tools are a scam. Try to restore everything that they removed, or use a System Restore point to get back an undamaged copy of the registry.

If the damage is too severe, you may need to reinstall Windows or restore a system backup.
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