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Malware on compaq laptop?

by waring25 / May 24, 2013 4:10 AM PDT

My computer--a compaq presario cq50-- is so slow as to be useless. I ran ccleaner on it which helped a little at first but now it's even worse. I installed Soluto but from the screen it's unclear how to use it (nothing that says "sca" or "clickhere to...." And alarmingly, Kaspersky antivirus won't update. It stops updating a few seconds after the update initiates. What should I do? Is a system restore worth trying? FYI I'm using Windows 7

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I see your prior post at link.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 24, 2013 4:13 AM PDT
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Keep in mind the cq50 was never very fast.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 24, 2013 4:15 AM PDT

I've found users that inherit some PC and they were on a faster machine then they waste months trying to find out why it was slow. The cq50 was a value machine so don't expect much.

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