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Windows freezes a minute after startup (unsure if virus or corrupt fil

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Yesterday I installed Tropico 3 and immediately after I started it up, my computer shut itself down (it went through the normal process of logging me out, etc., as if I had initiated the shutdown myself). After I started it up again, I was able to log in normally, but as soon as I clicked to close a window or minimize anything, the window would freeze and hang. If I tried to open the start bar, the whole bar at the bottom would freeze. I can't even access the ctrl+alt+del screen. Safe mode works fine though, so I ran a full scan overnight and it found some minor viruses and such but nothing related to this. If I wait a few minutes after it starts up, I can close the windows of all the startup programs but it soon will freeze right after once I click anything. I tried a system restore, but it went to a time before I uninstalled a 10gb program, which led to there being 200kb left on my drive, slowing everything down and rendering it unable for me to restore back forward. I freed up some space so system restore would work again, but after doing that even system restore wouldn't work (I couldn't go back or forward in the calendar).
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so I ran a full scan overnight and it found some minor viruses

I suggest that you start a new topic in the Malware Removal and Spyware Removal area.

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