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nvtray.exe/ interent explorer wont load. [Closed]

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hey, recently i have been these random message boxes comming up on my screen saying nvtray.exe application error, with some codes and a debug option that does not work, i think it is some kind of virus i was trying to browse the web via internet explorer and at first the window loaded fine but there was no website it was all blank and i did not have access to all my settings, then later on the internet wouldnt even work and if i tried entering a site it would just not respond and crash
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Hello, sorry for the delay, and welcome to Geeks to Go! My nickname is Pystryker :) , and I will be helping you with your issue today.

Please note: I am currently in training and all my fixes must be approved by my teacher before being posted. This gives you the advantage of having two people working to solve your problems.

Before we get started, I have a few things I need to go over with you

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    dir "%systemdrive%\*" /S /A:L /C

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Things I need to see in your next post:


Extras Log

aswMBR Log

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Alright thankyou very much for the reply especially at this time of year, well my cpu and memory seems normal mainly because i have no internet anymore, not that i dont but my conputer is not able to join wifi, also i have no control over brightness anymore, i cannot do a system refresh either i dont know where to start now either to download those on a usb if they work offline if that would even be a posibility? Or to start somewhere else on my laptoP also i am currently running on windows 8 so i dont have a start menu i just scroll to the corner to open apps pages, things i previously noticed ok so my intenet was not working at all at first stages i saw of infections like browser would oPen but at attempt to go to a website it would crash and the internet would not open at a point internet explorer that is, fire fox worked fine and later i downloaded chrome which also worked but before that i would get nvtray.exe application errors and it would give me codes and an option to debug that option would be followed with a blank message box and options retry/ cancel cancel was also a option in the nvtray.exe application error, and then i did a system restore somewhere along the lines then it worked and i website i use www.slicethepie.com was working then boom randomly asks me to updatr my internet explorer and it just wouldnt work from then on on internet explorer so i had a program kind of like a bot for a game running and my game was going all good then i came back a while later it just wasnt connecting and my internet was off and i mean i noticed alot of my files werent the size i found them to be on the internet example my dllhost.exe 11-14 kb i forget svchst3g.exe 9 kb then i got some files from my friends laptop that were 10 kb and 8 kb the supposed proper sizes and had to do sfc /scannow which did not repair the files so i manually replaced those 2 files but also noticed svchost.exe in windows/SysWOW64 or something like that svchost.exe being a bigger file too and i could not manually replace that but i dont know if it is virused either i think my pcs done.
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Can you download them to a USB, transfer them to the infected computer's desktop and then run them?
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