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so i got some malware a while ago part of it being virtumonde.dll and some other junk. and it did a few things.

initially it shut off my firewall and erased all restore points but that could have been something that windows did by itself. it put a desktop picture on that said i was infected and needed to get software

after that

.slowed my overall speed
.caused document windows and internet browser to load up SLOWer
.Cause keystroke errors sometimes apparently because of some keylogger
.Put popups on the internet brower
.Caused the CD drive to not open on command a couple times
.20-50% cpu activity with no applicatations or unusual processes running.


ok so i ran spyware scanners and cleaned my comp, virtumonde was a pain to get rid of so i had some person come on remotely from McAffee and get rid of it themselves.

THeres apparently no malware on the computer but for some reason loading up certain pages, internet browsing and some things like disc defragmenting and scanning still dont seem like they sped up any since. performance is pretty much the same from what i can tell other than the keystroke errors.

What i have done myself:

Defragmented multiple times. my disc drive IS NOT fragmented.
Downloaded CCleaner and ran a couple file and registry cleans.
Deleted all of my temporary internet files and all of that stuff.
I have like 76% free hard drive space with 75GB RAM

any ideas?
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your cpu could be getting old, thats what im thinking......what you could try is...depending on how long your computer has been going slow you could try a system restore to an earlier date before it was slow. and see if that helps

other than that i cannot think of anything else without physically seeing the computer
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.Caused the CD drive to not open on command a couple times
this could be a problem with the motherboard too
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