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OK, thanks. I appreciate your patience. Believe it or not, I actually do have some idea of what I am doing with computers. I build my own, but I am clueless on malware and weak on networking issues. But give me time and I can figure out most things.
OK, well I guess that cinches it. After restarting it came up with a System Restore window that says:
System Restore did not complete successfully. Your computer's system files and settings were not changed.
System Restore failed while scanning the file system on the drive C:\ The drive might be corrupt. You might want to retry System Restore after running chkdisk /r on this disk. An unspecified error occurred during System Restore. (0x80070571)