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Help! Lagging

by Syrinx77 / November 15, 2013 10:02 AM PST

Win 7 laptop.

My programs won't open quickly or at all. So I finally opened in safe mode & used Super Anti-Spyware & found 287 threats. Got rid of them. Still lagging. Currently running CCleaner, but am not optimistic.

Any other options would be great. Thanks.

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Grif covers a few more at link.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 16, 2013 12:43 AM PST
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I'll try it...
by Syrinx77 / November 16, 2013 2:15 AM PST

& report back later. Thank you!

As of last night, here's what I did:

Did a *complete* scan w. Super Antispyware & found 50+ more threats.
Then after that, I did full Malwarebytes scan & got nothing.
Then, I tried ADWCleaner, & *that* got rid of that 'Conduit' thing....But it was *still* lagging.
Then I tried opening CCleaner & it wouldn't open. "Not responding".

Could this be a graphics card issue?

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Rinse, repeat till clean.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 16, 2013 2:18 AM PST
In reply to: I'll try it...

There are some damage that can't be undone. That is, the scanners only toss out the bad things but if some setting was changed or the OS took a deep enough hit, then it is usually beyond any forum to repair the OS to its former speed.

But CONDUIT was a nasty thing. Keep scanning until it's clean.

And time to remove/uninstall CCLEANER till after the scans come clean.

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