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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-09-2004, 04:56 PM Thread Starter
 
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Need HELP with my computer...

My computer is running like shit lately, and i need it to be fixed for school. It runs really slow and wont always open programs when i click on them. It will boot me offline a lot, as well as say im connected, but not let me sign on. It is a HP that is about 2 years old. I have run Spybot and it still runs like shit. I have Cable internet, and its only running at 12 mbps.

I am considering taking it to CompUSA, but i wanted to see if anyone on here recommended any other place, or anyone to help me. I am in Ft. Worth right by TCU if anyone knows someone in the area.

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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-09-2004, 06:40 PM
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Hit it with Adaware and Hijackthis first then post up what Hijackthis found.
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post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-09-2004, 11:11 PM Thread Starter
 
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can you be more specific what Adware and Hijackthis are? Are they just free programs to download? Where do i get them at?

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post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-09-2004, 11:26 PM
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can you be more specific what Adware and Hijackthis are? Are they just free programs to download? Where do i get them at?

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Adaware can be found at download.com
and search google for hijack this.

Sounds like you have spyware issues.
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post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-10-2004, 02:53 PM
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or just reformat the hard drive

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post #6 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-10-2004, 02:55 PM
 
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where do you live.. I do computer repair biz on the side I could hook you up..
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post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-10-2004, 03:38 PM
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dont forget spybot search and destroy, that seems to remove almost everything even the stuff adaware doesnt. also immunizes the system to block certain products.

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post #8 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-10-2004, 03:44 PM
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i had lots of malware giving me tons of problems lately...

i used hijackthis, spybot search adn destroy, and CW shredder, and after about 6 hours i finally got rid of all that shit!

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What ever you do, don't let toolman touch your computer
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post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old 09-12-2004, 05:46 PM
 
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try downloading Zone Alarm as well.

www.zonelabs.com

download the trail version then search the net for hacked passwords Either the security suite (has anti-virus) or just the regular zone alarm will work fine. pretty easy to set up as well.

another vote for SpyBot Search & Destroy and AdAware.
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