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Computer is going ridiculously slow... [RESOLVED]


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OK lets check the veracity of your system files now

From the Start menu, select Run.
In the Open field, type sfc /scannow (Note: There is a space between sfc and /scannow)
Select the OK button.
Follow the prompts throughout the System File Checker process.
Reboot the computer when System File Checker completes.
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It tells me to insert windows xp service pack 2 CD and i only have the windows xp home edition CD and i inserted that and it still didn't work..


Aha!
Wait.
My computer (while doing a malware scan using Malwarebytes' Anti Malware) just got the BSOD.
I took a picture of it with my camera as I was confused which parts I ought to have written down to post here.
And when I restarted, this came up as an error log:

C:\DOCUME~1\MANABA~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\WERb62d.dir00\Mini050408-01.dmp
C:\DOCUME~1\MANABA~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\WERb62d.dir00\sysdata.xml


The shot of the BSOD is in the following link. I tried to upload it, but the file was too big and I was afraid it would become illegible if I resized it:

http://i32.tinypic.com/15812sn.jpg

Edited by fishchowder, 04 May 2008 - 07:18 PM.

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When SFC comes up with the SP2 request browse to c:\windows\servicepackfiles\i386

That screen shot is indicative of a malfunctioning driver

I will research the error tonight and see what I can find
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It doesn't let me browse to anything, it just keeps on telling me to insert the CD and won't let me do or choose any kind of alternative.
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Did you download a Microsoft update just prior to the first occurence of this ?

Did you add any new hardware/driver just prior to this ?
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The last time I downloaded a Microsoft update was... probably a few weeks before I posted this topic.
I haven't added any new hardware or drivers, no... not in a long while.
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OK I will need to look at modifying the registry - but first I need you to double check that you do have a folder c:\windows\servicepackfiles\i386
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No, I do not have a folder titled 'servicepackfiles' in my C:\WINDOWS\.
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To enable the viewing of Hidden files follow these steps:

Close all programs so that you are at your desktop.
Double-click on the My Computer icon.
Select the Tools menu and click Folder Options.
After the new window appears select the View tab.
Put a checkmark in the checkbox labeled Display the contents of system folders.
Under the Hidden files and folders section select the radio button labeled Show hidden files and folders.
Remove the checkmark from the checkbox labeled Hide file extensions for known file types.
Remove the checkmark from the checkbox labeled Hide protected operating system files.
Press the Apply button and then the OK button and close My Computer.
Now your computer is configured to show all hidden files.


Can you check now
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I did as you said and still didn't see it, but I did find an i386 folder at: C:\WINDOWS\Driver Cache\i386
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OK that could be a problem as you have SP2 installed but for some reason is not resident on your system. At this stage I feel that I must hand you over to the XP experts in this section http://www.geekstogo...2003-NT-f5.html where they have the expertise to assist you, as we are now going beyond my level of knowledge

Please reference this thread so that they can see what I have tried and also give the the data from your blue screen
STOP : 0x0000000A (0x09DCB66E, 0x00000002, 0x0000001, 08051E71D)

As I say I feel this is a driver or maybe hardware issue but I do not know for sure. Sorry I could not be of more help
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Since this issue appears to be resolved ... this Topic has been closed. Glad we could help. :)

If you're the topic starter, and need this topic reopened, please contact a staff member with the address of the thread.

Everyone else please begin a New Topic.
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