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I'm not really sure what happend on this one. I was downloading Flight Simulator X, (didn't even get to finish) internet went down (for me only). My first reaction, I got a virus, and my dads servers blocked me out (happened before). Did a reboot, still no internet. Switched my ethernet cable spot from his servers to another router (not connected through the servers, 1GBps v 100Mpbs, thats why I use server ports). So now I have Internet! Problem is my computer is super slow.. I think I know I have a virus.

I've run maleware bites, put it in safe mode, deleted a bunch of stuff, took a bunch of stuff off startup, shutdown all non need services, did another virus scan in safe mode, STILL NOTHING. I also ran Norton, the version that Comcast provides for free with there internet service.

I don't want to do a full format, what else could I try? This is my sig rig... btw.. CPU usage is low, and memory is low too... all at normal, idle levels..

Thanks... any help is appreciated
Edited by Nilareon - 12/27/10 at 3:15am
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http://www.overclock.net/networking-...emove-any.html

Follow it down to a T, and you'll be clear by the end of the day hopefully.
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Also I would try something different than Norton. I don't know what version you have, but personally I don't trust anything coming from Symantec anymore.

And if you really can't find anything, check how your HDD is doing.
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If you ran Malware bytes and Norton, it probably isn't a virus.....if you have access to another PC create a windows PE disk and see if it's still slow, use BartPE and follow this guide:
http://www.nu2.nu/pebuilder/

If it's slow in there you likely have a hardware issue.
    
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You could also use a bootable Linux disk (any flavor) and see if it's slow there as well.
    
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I use superantispyware, and it has caught a lot of spyware/trojans that malwarebytes didn't. I recommend giving it a try.
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