Computer slowed to a crawl

vbimport

#1

After updating Ad-Aware, my computer has gone from 5mb to almost zero.
I have done rollbacks, maleware scans and AVG scans.
I have also tried to uninstall Ad-Aware- no “remove button” in Add/Remove program.
Hijack This is also not able to remove it.
I have a feeling that this is the cause of my problem, but would appreciate any advice.
Thanks


#2

See page 64 of the manual. If this is not it, i think you got some other adaware software installed. Probably a different manufacturer. Please consult the manufacturers website or give us extended information about the software product you installed.


#3

Not sure what you really mean in the slowing down part, general or when copying something like movies, cd’s & ect. If so then your computer might have slipped back into the PIO mode from the DMA mode so you might want to check to make sure it’s still in the DMA mode


#4

My computer speed went from 5mbs to .5mbs.
This was after I clicked an update for Ad-Aware.
I posted a question on another forum and they had me run Maleware Bytes, Combo Fix, etc.
I went to Start Programs and tried to uninstall Ad-Aware but it only wanted to reinstall. I went to Add/Remove, but there was no “remove” button.
I finally just manually removed all traces and now everything is fine.
It must have been a rogue program,although Maleware Bytes said I had a Trojan but did not point me to that program.
Thanks anyway.


#5

Great glad you got it straightened out