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Computer slows to almost a stand still after logging in to windows user name.

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  • Started 3 years ago by nohope85
  • Latest reply from lordfire00
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Posted yesterday 
Posts: 1

Same thing happens in safe mode. The hard disk light and cpu usage spike every 4 seconds. If I try to run more than 1 window at a time, I get a blue screen. Avast internet security is unable to update virus definitions. Toshiba laptop. Help will be very much appreciated, I have no idea where to go from here! :(

Posted 3 years ago
Posts: 4024

Hi nohope85 ,

Welcome to HTG ,

Start with doing this from a different computer :

Boot from the disc and update and run a full scan.

Posted 3 years ago
Posts: 1

also download and install malwarebytes. run full scan in regular boot mode and then in safe mode.

Posted 3 years ago

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