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Looking like a virus to me. However I would still like a full diagnostic run.

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Re: Hard Disc Drive is running 20% slower?

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Looking like a virus to me.
Looks like one to me, too.


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You need to buy 2 new hard drives.   1 to image what you have now.   2 To do a clean install.

You then try to do F8 factory restore on the current drive If that does not work you can always reimage again from the 2nd drive.  The 3rd drive you just use and put a different program on aka Microsoft Security Essentials instead of Mcafee which seems to be vulnerable to attack AND slows you down.


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Does it look anything like this?

    

I saw this running on a computer I was working with today. It had hidden all of his files, upon killing the process and unhiding everything I noticed his computer had a lot of files pictures and videos he had downloaded. A LOT...

He had a valid Mcafee installation and norton security scan, neither were finding this malware.  I captured the file and sent it to Virustotal and had 19 hits, including Mcafee (and supposedly his definitions were up to date from what I could tell)

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Meh double post.

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Downloaded pictures and videos? Whatever of? 🙂

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Let me just say... I'm glad that thumbnail view was not on if the titles were accurate.

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Perhaps it would save time by registering and posting this issue at SpywareHammer or a similar forum where hardware and malware issues can be addressed on one site. Dell Community currently does not have a Malware Removal forum.


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Poodleinacan
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http://en.community.dell.com/cfs-file.ashx/__key/communityserver-discussions-components-files/3534/4503.20percent.jpg

Yea, I have the exact same thing.

But unlike the other guy, I'm not a mass downloader... But, on 1Tb, I only have about 250Gb left (Fraps doesn't compress it's videos) Hmmm, how could I remove thar malware? ...If looking at Gaming mice is considered as porn for my PC...it's pretty strange...
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Poodleinacan
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... i had no errors, with Dell Diagnostics...

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