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Hard drive won't stop running. I saw the ad for RegCure, would that fix it? I don't know what to do.

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  • lalsimon Jul 20, 2009

    I installed Malware and removed unwanted items.

    Hard drive is still running non-stop. Under CPU the "Idle" runs at apx 98%, but nothing else stands out. Do you have more suggestions I can try??

    Your help is greatly appreciated!!

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Hey there, if yyour hard drive doesn't stop, you have something running that probably should not be. I have two suggestions for ya. First go to

http://dw.com.com/redir?edId=3&siteId=4&oId=3000-8022_4-10804572&ontId=8022_4&spi=80d5f7f68151e990b04c6d4fa8188121&lop=link&ltype=dl_dlnow&pid=11080953&mfgId=6290020&merId=6290020&pguid=7-rv6AoPjAIAAGep-D8AAABE&destUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fdownload.cnet.com%2F3001-8022_4-10804572.html%3Fspi%3D80d5f7f68151e990b04c6d4fa8188121%26part%3Ddl-10804572

download and save the file to your desktop. Reboot in safe mode (hold down the F8 button as soon as the computer powers back on. Use the arror keys to select safe mode. Click yes to the box that appears when the desktop is loaded) Install the malwarebytes program you saved to your desktop, skip update beacuse you cannot access the internet. Run a "full scan" then when it is done click on clean or repair or remove the infections. I cannot remember what it says.
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  • seth veloso Jul 18, 2009

    Step two, go to http://download.comodo.com/csc/download/...

    download the program and install. You don't need to be in safe mode for this. Run the power clean feature. It will clean trash files as well as your registry.. Both these programs are very good, reputable and the best part is they are free, no credit card needed. Let me know how you do
    seth


  • seth veloso Jul 20, 2009

    did you run the cleaner?



  • seth veloso Jul 20, 2009

    you know, I'm just trying to help you out, I don't really see any
    reason to give me a bad rating. Sometimes there are a lot of steps to
    get a computer running correctly and since I am not sure as to what you
    have on your machine I always need to start with the basic stuff first. Another thing for you to try that may be slightly complicated at first would be to download and install the COMODO firewall from the same people as the cleaner. You can find it here .
    Install it and when right click the icon in the toolbar and set it to high and make sure animated popups are allowed. Restart your computer and every little thing that is trying to access memory or another program will pop up. Most of these are going to be legit but the one that is eating up your resources will show up. You can google each one to see what it is, just takes patience. Also, once you identify the program as good, select remember this answer or "treat this as a trusted program" in the little popup in the bottom. Let me know what you find out.


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