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XP really slow..after re-format and reinstall


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Christy_903

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I had major problems with viruses so I re-formatted and reinstalled XP. Now, my computer is very slow and sluggish. I am running Propel Accelerator which DOES normally help but it actually seems to be slowing things down right now. Maybe after I reinstalled it I didn't set it up right or something. But even with it off, my internet is slow and downloading and installing programs is slow. I was in the process of installing Java and it says it's gonna take almost 2-3 hours. Last time I did that it only took a few minutes.

So, any help would be appreciated. I'm thinking there may still be something here that's a problem.
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rshaffer61

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Did you follow the steps outlined HERE to reinstall XP?

If not and you did not take out the partition and then repartition the drive you may not have gotten rid of the virus completely.
If it is resident in the Master Boot Record or the Master File Table it may have returned.




I suggest you go to the Malware Forum and run all the steps located in the START HERE. These self-help tools will help you clean up 70% of problems on your own. If you are still having problems after doing the steps, then please post the reguested logs in THAT forum. If you are unable to run any of the tools then start a new topic in the malware forum and put this in the subject line...I am unable to run any malware tools

If you are still having problems after being given a clean bill of health from the malware expert, then please return to THIS thread and we will pursue other options to help you solve your current problem(s).

Edited by rshaffer61, 08 July 2009 - 12:24 PM.

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Christy_903

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Ok, I'll do that, thanks!
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