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14 copies of Rundll32.exe in my prefetch? [Closed]


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katvonb28

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I swear by this site because Im a computer killer lol so here goes

My pc was running really slow, had one of your AWESOME mods on here help me out and all was well. Its still running a bit slow but today I opened my task manager and saw Rundll32.exe running randomly so I searched it and found 14 copies of it in my prefetch folder and they are all pf files? There are 2 at the very bottom (So technically I have 16 copies but the last two are little page icons and one is in systems32 and the other is in service pack. So Im wondering are the other 14 rookits or some sort? Help!

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Edited by katvonb28, 04 February 2013 - 02:35 PM.

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There is no reall concern about the files in the prefetch folder, you can delete them with no ill effect

Is that your only problem at this stage ?
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Well that and my pc is running reaaaaallly slow. Since you had me do the steps last time I can run my updates (yay!) and my theme stopped changing randomly from XP to Classic (Yay again!) But I find that when I check my task manager I have about 35 processes running and my memory usage is SUPER high (not sure if that means much since to be honest I dont know what a lot of the processes that are running are. The only one that seems weird is the rundll.exe it pops ups randomly with me (front) as the user as opposed to system or network.
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OK lets have a look see

Could you screenshot task manager for me to look at

Download OTL to your Desktop
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  • Double click on the icon to run it. Make sure all other windows are closed and to let it run uninterrupted.

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  • Select All Users
  • Under the Custom Scan box paste this in

    netsvcs
    BASESERVICES
    %SYSTEMDRIVE%\*.exe
    /md5start
    services.*
    explorer.exe
    winlogon.exe
    Userinit.exe
    svchost.exe
    winsock.*
    /md5stop
    CREATERESTOREPOINT

  • Click the Run Scan button. Do not change any settings unless otherwise told to do so. The scan wont take long.
  • When the scan completes, it will open two notepad windows. OTL.Txt and Extras.Txt. These are saved in the same location as OTL.
  • Post both logs

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Ill do that now. How do I post the ss of my task manager?
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Open task manager on the desktop
Press Print screen on your keyboard
Open paint select paste
Save to your desktop and then add it to your next post
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