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Old 08-03-2012, 05:17 PM   #1
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Hi guys, new to the site, so my pc has been pretty fast for my standards when i bought it, had the 1 year webroot security, had no problems pc was alwayssss fast. My one year went up about 2 months ago and Its so slow, everything takes forever to load. I checked my task mananger today. explorer.exe was clocked at 1,578,900k of memory. I'm pretty basic on computers but i know this is way to much. I use Search & Destroy every 2 days to clean it up, but it doesnt get everything. please help, I miss the good ol days.
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Hi bearhead27, Welcome to the forum. I use AVG free and every day I do a full computer scan. I CCleaner just before I turn my computer off and get rid of all of the temp files and registry errors. I also use adaware occasionally (2-4 weeks) This keeps my computer running with no errors and as fast as it was the day it was bought. Sorry if this didn’t help.
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These so called registry cleaners, to be honest, are a load of rubbish.

Full scan with AVG should do it.
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Old 08-04-2012, 03:06 PM   #4
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Its all coming back clean, but i have a virus of some sorts, My pc randomly plays things thru the speakes. I cant change my background also
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Try Malwarebytes Antimalware (it's free) Malwarebytes Anti-Malware - CNET Download.com. AVG doesn't always find malware.

I like Microsoft Security Essentials as my antivirus instead of AVG.
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