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Windows XP running slow - believe it could be Malware related

Hello, I  believe I have some malware on my computer.  My task manager indicates that the CPU and processes seem to be very erratic and spiking the CPU usage up. This is causing my computer to work very slowly. I recently loaded MS Outlook 2007 so wondering if that could be the culprit as well.

I ran hijackthis and created the following log after fixing/deleting everything that came up.  I would appreciate if someone could give me a view of any malware that may be present. Thanks in advance for your help! 

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:16:59 PM, on 10/28/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\BM\TMBMSRV.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Small Business\Business Contact Manager\BcmSqlStartupSvc.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\dllhost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intuit\Update Service\IntuitUpdateService.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security\SfCtlCom.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security\UfSeAgnt.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwriter.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security\TmPfw.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security\TmProxy.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\taskmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\TrendSecure\TSCFCommander.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\MI1933~1\Office12\OUTLOOK.EXE
C:\WINNT\system32\ctfmon.exe

 

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J2Kidder
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Re: Windows XP running slow - believe it could be Malware related

questionsrus - Jeff here

    There is a Microsoft Expert that will probably follow-up on this shortly. She is Extraordinary.

    However, in the meantime, I may possibly be able to help you fix this, or at least provide her more information...

        I cannot find anything "ODD" about your log.

        What Malware/Antivirus software are you using.

         I would recommend you download MalwareBytes from the following CNET link. Run it and see what it finds. It is FREE for a basic

         home-installation.

              MB Download -           http://download.cnet.com/Malwarebytes-Anti-Malware/3000-8022_4-10804572.html

         Please let me know the results.

              Jeff

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J2Kidder
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Re: Windows XP running slow - believe it could be Malware related

questionsrus - Jeff again with a P.S. and disclaimer:

    I am not a Malware bytes, Dell, or any other employee of any software company.

    I have however used MalwareBytes 100's of times on every OS. It has never failed me.

    You can be certain that, every item MB tells you is a problem, let it fix all.

    However, if you know how to take a "Restore Point" before you run it, it's always best to be on the safe side.

    If you have already downloaded MB and it is running it, don't sweat it anyway! You will be OK  partner.

          Jeff 

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questionsrus
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Re: Windows XP running slow - believe it could be Malware related

Thanks Jeff!  I use Trend Micro

I tried what you said and removed 170 items.  The computer is still hanging. Wondering if it has to do with Outlook settings since I recently installed the sottware.  Thanks for your help!

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.41
Database version: 3057
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3

10/29/2009 8:55:19 PM
mbam-log-2009-10-29 (20-54-40).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 148755
Time elapsed: 38 minute(s), 44 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 100
Registry Values Infected: 2
Registry Data Items Infected: 2
Folders Infected: 14
Files Infected: 52

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\funwebproducts.historykillerscheduler (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{8ca01f0e-987c-49c3-b852-2f1ac4a7094c} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{1093995a-ba37-41d2-836e-091067c4ad17} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{120927bf-1700-43bc-810f-fab92549b390} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{247a115f-06c2-4fb3-967d-2d62d3cf4f0a} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{3e53e2cb-86db-4a4a-8bd9-ffeb7a64df82} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{90449521-d834-4703-bb4e-d3aa44042ff8} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{991aac62-b100-47ce-8b75-253965244f69} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{bbabdc90-f3d5-4801-863a-ee6ae529862d} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{d6ff3684-ad3b-48eb-bbb4-b9e6c5a355c1} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{eb9e5c1c-b1f9-4c2b-be8a-27d6446fdaf8} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{0f8ecf4f-3646-4c3a-8881-8e138ffcaf70} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{b813095c-81c0-4e40-aa14-67520372b987} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{c9d7be3e-141a-4c85-8cd6-32461f3df2c7} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{cff4ce82-3aa2-451f-9b77-7165605fb835} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\funwebproducts.historykillerscheduler.1 (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\funwebproducts.historyswattercontrolbar (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\funwebproducts.historyswattercontrolbar.1 (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\funwebproducts.htmlmenu (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{e47caee0-deea-464a-9326-3f2801535a4d} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{3e1656ed-f60e-4597-b6aa-b6a58e171495} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{741de825-a6f0-4497-9aa6-8023cf9b0fff} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{3dc201fb-e9c9-499c-a11f-23c360d7c3f8} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{98d9753d-d73b-42d5-8c85-4469cda897ab} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\funwebproducts.htmlmenu.1 (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\funwebproducts.htmlmenu.2 (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\funwebproducts.iecookiesmanager (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\funwebproducts.iecookiesmanager.1 (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\funwebproducts.killerobjmanager (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\funwebproducts.killerobjmanager.1 (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\funwebproducts.popswatterbarbutton (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\funwebproducts.popswatterbarbutton.1 (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\funwebproducts.popswattersettingscontrol (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\funwebproducts.popswattersettingscontrol.1 (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\mywebsearch.htmlpanel (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{3e720450-b472-4954-b7aa-33069eb53906} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{3e720451-b472-4954-b7aa-33069eb53906} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{3e720453-b472-4954-b7aa-33069eb53906} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{3e720452-b472-4954-b7aa-33069eb53906} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\mywebsearch.htmlpanel.1 (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\mywebsearch.outlookaddin (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{adb01e81-3c79-4272-a0f1-7b2be7a782dc} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\mywebsearch.outlookaddin.1 (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\mywebsearch.pseudotransparentplugin (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{7473d290-b7bb-4f24-ae82-7e2ce94bb6a9} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{7473d291-b7bb-4f24-ae82-7e2ce94bb6a9} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{7473d293-b7bb-4f24-ae82-7e2ce94bb6a9} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{7473d295-b7bb-4f24-ae82-7e2ce94bb6a9} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{7473d297-b7bb-4f24-ae82-7e2ce94bb6a9} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{7473d292-b7bb-4f24-ae82-7e2ce94bb6a9} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{7473d294-b7bb-4f24-ae82-7e2ce94bb6a9} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{7473d296-b7bb-4f24-ae82-7e2ce94bb6a9} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\mywebsearch.pseudotransparentplugin.1 (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\mywebsearchtoolbar.settingsplugin (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{07b18ea0-a523-4961-b6bb-170de4475cca} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{07b18eaa-a523-4961-b6bb-170de4475cca} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{07b18eac-a523-4961-b6bb-170de4475cca} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{07b18ea3-a523-4961-b6bb-170de4475cca} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{07b18ea9-a523-4961-b6bb-170de4475cca} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{07b18eab-a523-4961-b6bb-170de4475cca} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{53ced2d0-5e9a-4761-9005-648404e6f7e5} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\mywebsearchtoolbar.settingsplugin.1 (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\mywebsearchtoolbar.toolbarplugin (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\mywebsearchtoolbar.toolbarplugin.1 (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\screensavercontrol.screensaverinstaller (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{29d67d3c-509a-4544-903f-c8c1b8236554} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{2e3537fc-cf2f-4f56-af54-5a6a3dd375cc} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{2e9937fc-cf2f-4f56-af54-5a6a3dd375cc} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{938aa51a-996c-4884-98ce-80dd16a5c9da} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{9ff05104-b030-46fc-94b8-81276e4e27df} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\screensavercontrol.screensaverinstaller.1 (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{17de5e5e-bfe3-4e83-8e1f-8755795359ec} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{1f52a5fa-a705-4415-b975-88503b291728} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{63d0ed2b-b45b-4458-8b3b-60c69bbbd83c} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{63d0ed2d-b45b-4458-8b3b-60c69bbbd83c} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{6e74766c-4d93-4cc0-96d1-47b8e07ff9ca} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{de38c398-b328-4f4c-a3ad-1b5e4ed93477} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{e342af55-b78a-4cd0-a2bb-da7f52d9d25e} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{e342af55-b78a-4cd0-a2bb-da7f52d9d25f} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{00a6faf6-072e-44cf-8957-5838f569a31d} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{147a976f-eee1-4377-8ea7-4716e4cdd239} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{1e0de227-5ce4-4ea3-ab0c-8b03e1aa76bc} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{25560540-9571-4d7b-9389-0f166788785a} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{c8cecde3-1ae1-4c4a-ad82-6d5b00212144} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{a4730ebe-43a6-443e-9776-36915d323ad3} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{d9fffb27-d62a-4d64-8cec-1ff006528805} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{0d26bc71-a633-4e71-ad31-eadc3a1b6a3a} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Typelib\{8e6f1830-9607-4440-8530-13be7c4b1d14} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Typelib\{f42228fb-e84e-479e-b922-fbbd096e792c} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{00a6faf1-072e-44cf-8957-5838f569a31d} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{07b18ea1-a523-4961-b6bb-170de4475cca} (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\MyWebSearch (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\FocusInteractive (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Fun Web Products (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\FunWebProducts (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Multimedia\WMPlayer\Schemes\f3pss (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Addins\MyWebSearch.OutlookAddin (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\Word\Addins\MyWebSearch.OutlookAddin (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MyWebSearch bar Uninstall (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MyWebSearch (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.

Registry Values Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows Media\WMSDK\Sources\f3PopularScreensavers (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\User Agent\Post Platform\FunWebProducts (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.

Registry Data Items Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center\AntiVirusDisableNotify (Disabled.SecurityCenter) -> Bad: (1) Good: (0) -> No action taken.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center\FirewallDisableNotify (Disabled.SecurityCenter) -> Bad: (1) Good: (0) -> No action taken.

Folders Infected:
C:\Program Files\FunWebProducts (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\FunWebProducts\ScreenSaver (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\FunWebProducts\ScreenSaver\Images (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\FunWebProducts\Shared (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\FunWebProducts\Shared\Cache (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\Cache (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\Game (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\History (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\Settings (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\SrchAstt (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\SrchAstt\1.bin (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.

Files Infected:
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\F3HISTSW.DLL (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\F3HTMLMU.DLL (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\M3HTML.DLL (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\M3OUTLCN.DLL (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\M3SKIN.DLL (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\MWSBAR.DLL (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\F3SCRCTR.DLL (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\SrchAstt\1.bin\MWSSRCAS.DLL (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\F3DTACTL.DLL (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\F3HTTPCT.DLL (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\MWSOEPLG.DLL (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\FunWebProducts\Shared\Cache\CursorManiaBtn.html (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\FunWebProducts\Shared\Cache\MailStampBtn.html (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\FunWebProducts\Shared\Cache\MyStationeryBtn.html (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\FunWebProducts\Shared\Cache\SmileyCentralBtn.html (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\F3BKGERR.JPG (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\F3CJPEG.DLL (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\F3PSSAVR.SCR (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\F3REPROX.DLL (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\F3RESTUB.DLL (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\F3SCHMON.EXE (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\F3SPACER.WMV (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\F3WALLPP.DAT (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\F3WPHOOK.DLL (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\M3IDLE.DLL (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\M3NTSTBR.JAR (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\M3PLUGIN.DLL (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\M3SKPLAY.EXE (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\MWSOEMON.EXE (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\MWSOESTB.DLL (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\1.bin\NPMYWEBS.DLL (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\Cache\000515A2.bin (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\Cache\0005163F.bin (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\Cache\000516DB.bin (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\Cache\000517F4.bin (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\Cache\0009E0DE (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\Cache\035A6331.bin (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\Cache\035A63BD.bin (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\Cache\035A642B.bin (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\Cache\035A64D7.bin (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\Cache\08B2929F.bin (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\Cache\0A30F9A4 (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\Cache\files.ini (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\Game\CHECKERS.F3S (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\Game\CHESS.F3S (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\Game\REVERSI.F3S (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\History\search (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\Settings\prevcfg.htm (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\Settings\settings.dat (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\Settings\settings.htm (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\Settings\s_pid.dat (Adware.MyWebSearch) -> No action taken.
C:\WINNT\system32\f3PSSavr.scr (Trojan.Agent) -> No action taken.

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J2Kidder
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Re: Windows XP running slow - believe it could be Malware related

All the entries named adware.mywebsearch are MALWARE. MB did not delete them because it see's them as a discressionary program

  They are the Problem!

    Go to "Add/Remove" Programs and see if you find MYWEBSEARCH or ADWARE MYWEBSEARCH and UNINSTALL IT.

    Then run MB again.

      Please let me know.

           jeff

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J2Kidder
2 Bronze

Re: Windows XP running slow - believe it could be Malware related

This is another BAD BOY...

                                                      C:\WINNT\system32\f3PSSavr.scr (Trojan.Agent) -> No action taken

    He's got to go to...

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J2Kidder
2 Bronze

Re: Windows XP running slow - believe it could be Malware related

You need to "Select All" in MB to get rid of all the problems it lists as "ISSUES". You can trust MB.

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questionsrus
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Re: Windows XP running slow - believe it could be Malware related

Thanks. I did delete but copied the log before I removed the files. I just re-ran the Malware program to be sure and nothing came up.  Performance seems to be bit better now but still spikes on the internet.  Thanks for your help!

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J2Kidder
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Re: Windows XP running slow - believe it could be Malware related

Q,

    When you say it spikes on the Internet, are you watching the CPU  or MEMORY statistics. How much memory do you have installed?. 

    Also, in IE6 under the tools, internet options, how much browsing cache is set?

    How much disk space is available?

    System performance is like a balloon. You squeeze one-side and it comes out the other. However, with a few changes

          we might be able to balance things a bit better.

         Jeff   

 

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J2Kidder
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Re: Windows XP running slow - believe it could be Malware related

Some other significant performance are:

    The SYSTEM REGISTRY - can really lower performance.

    Old left-over files and TEMP files (clean with XP Disk Cleanup)

    The fragmentation of your Disk. (clean with XP Disk Defragmenter)

    System Virtual Storage settings for the Swap (paging) file. A good setting is:                                                                                                                                                                   

             Real memory multiplied by 1.5  -  Set the Initial & Max setting to the same value so the doesn't spend time adjusting it constantly. 

    Let me know if you need help with the above processes.      Jeff

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