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A simple search on Google doesn't find anything for this file which runs on my machine at startup.

I have problems with the machine slowing down progressively after a re-start. Even the system clock runs slow (by up to 20 minutes in an hour!)

I have ZoneAlarm running and had it do a full scan, and have run a Spybot search and destroy. I just have this file 'EDowST3.exe' that I can't find out what it is.

Any ideas?
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Hi Active and Welcome to GeekstoGo!

Lets start off Here

From the list of programs there,please get these

Ad Aware


Ewido Security Suite


Once Downloaded,Update and Configure Ad Aware and Ewido just as Described!

Reboot into SAFE MODE(Tap F8 when restarting)
Here is a link on how to boot into Safe Mode:

Open and Run CleanUp!-> Click the Cleanup tab to start the scan-> Once complete-> Click "Close"-> Click "NO" to log off!

Now Open up Ad Aware and Scan the PC-> Remove anything it finds and Delete all Quaratine files!

Now,Scan the Entire System With Ewido-> Clean all it finds-> Make sure to Click the tab to Save a Report!

Run MSCONFIG and enable everything in the startup area. To get to MSCONFIG, click on Start -> Run -> type in MSCONFIG -> click OK!

Under the "General" Tab
Make Sure Normal Startup is Checked!!

Click Apply>>Close>>Follow the Prompts to Restart!!

Restart Normal and have the PC Scanned here:
Panda Active Scan

You will need to be using Internet Explorer for the Scan to work!

Save the Report it generates!

Now,Open up HijackThis and Scan the PC-> Save the log it produces!

Post back to this thread with the HijackThis log and the Reports from Panda and Ewido!
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