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I have an Acer aspire 5715-4713 Windows vista hp from 2007. It has become really slow, and i dont know if i have any virus, cause i use nod32. pls help

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  • ric_nac Oct 03, 2010

    do I have to uninstall nod32 first?

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You may have spyware in addition to a virus, if any. download malwarebytes from www.malwarebytes.org and after installing it, update it to the most recent database and scan your computer. Secondly, click start, and from the run line type msconfig and enter. Click the startup tab, and uncheck any programs that you don't want to start automatically every time you turn your computer on (they will still be installed).

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    Gino Gillotte Oct 03, 2010

    no, it's a good idea to have an antivirus program running like nod32 (i like avg free personally) and an antispyware program like malwarebytes. The free version of malwarebytes won't give you real-time protection tho, so you will have to either pay for the full version, find a serial key for it online, or just run it manually when you suspect something has changed on your computer.

  • ric_nac Oct 03, 2010

    I ran a full scan and didnt find anything. nod32 hasnt found any virus either. what could it be the problem?
    The results:

    Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.46
    www.malwarebytes.org

    Database version: 4735

    Windows 6.0.6002 Service Pack 2
    Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18943

    03/10/2010 11:12:53 a.m.
    mbam-log-2010-10-03 (11-12-53).txt

    Scan type: Full scan (C:\|D:\|)
    Objects scanned: 255902
    Time elapsed: 2 hour(s), 2 minute(s), 50 second(s)

    Memory Processes Infected: 0
    Memory Modules Infected: 0
    Registry Keys Infected: 0
    Registry Values Infected: 0
    Registry Data Items Infected: 0
    Folders Infected: 0
    Files Infected: 0

    Memory Processes Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

    Memory Modules Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

    Registry Keys Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

    Registry Values Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

    Registry Data Items Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

    Folders Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

    Files Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

  • Gino Gillotte
    Gino Gillotte Oct 03, 2010

    Did you remember to check msconfig, by typing it in your run box and hitting enter, to disable all your unnecessary startup programs?

  • Gino Gillotte
    Gino Gillotte Oct 03, 2010

    Also, click start, then right-click on computer and choose properties and tell me how much installed memory (ram) you have showing.

  • ric_nac Oct 05, 2010

    RAM 2 GB
    32 bit OS
    Intel Premium dual CPU T2370 @ 1.73 GHz
    ... Rating 3.1???

  • ric_nac Oct 05, 2010

    I did, but I dont find problems here.

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