Question about Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC
I had a two files infected on my computers local disk and these were others.exe and windows.exe,i deleted them and when i turn on my system error messages r coming and system is operating slow .please tell me what 2 do.
Adding to the suggestions above, try system restore found in your control panel program. it is helpful to remember when was the time you encountered the problem.
make sure too that all of your drives are set to the maximum disk space usage for system restore. to do this. click on control panel>performance and maintenance>system properties>system restore tab> select drive then click on the settings button. a horizontal slider will appear, set it to max.
Posted on Feb 05, 2008
The virus that you deleted could have replicated before you managed to delete the file.
Do you remember the names of those infected files you have deleted?
Try to search for guides on how to remove it by searching
"remove (virus/ infected file name)" on search engines like Google or Yahoo.
The computer slowdown may also be caused by spyware.
If you have an anti-spyware ( i recommend Spybot S&D, its free ) , update it and scan your system. Update also your antivirus than scan your system.
If your anti-virus have Boot Time scanning function, perform it.
Some viruses resides on the boot sector of the hard disk, thus executing it everytime you boot the computer. It is much better to scan the system before the operating system boots up.
If your system is still unstable, try having a backup of every important files on your PC then reformat your computer and re-install Windows.
Posted on Nov 18, 2007
I think those virus have injected some registry files on your system...try scanning with a good and updated anti-virus..and download CCLEANER and run the issue registry scanner.
btw,, its better to scan the OS with an anti-virus via safemode.
Posted on Nov 17, 2007
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The process "winlogon.exe" runs in the background. Winlogon
Note: The winlogon.exe file is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. In other cases, winlogon.exe is a virus, spyware, trojan or worm! Check this with Security Task Manager."
Winlogonis a part of the Windows Login subsystem, and is necessary for user authorization and Windows activation checks. http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/proces...
Microsoft designed Windows so many small applications perform their tasks without a user knowing about it.
Normally, this will run smoothly and without flaw, but every once in a while, an issue can come up.
Winlogon.exe is an application that runs on start-up, and its primary function is to monitor the use of other applications.
Winlogon.exe typically only runs for about a minute or two when Windows first boots up, so if for some reason it is still running five or 10 minutes later, it could be infected.
Spyware and other malware would infect this application because it can manipulate other programs in Windows, causing problems.
If this is the case, the file might need to be removed.
if you want to remove this from
Open "My Computer" and select the "C:" drive.
Double click the "Windows" folder, then select "System 32." Navigate through the System 32 folder until you find "Winlogon.exe."
Click the "Winlogon.exe" file and hit "Delete." Select "Yes" when asked if you're sure you want to remove the program.
hope this helps
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