I note the following entry on your listed software µTorrent (3.1.3) 4/18/12
Are you aware of the hazards of downloading torrents!
If not and for the benefit of others who may read your topic at the very least you are putting yourself at risk of malware attack, as this is a real possibility I would like you to check that you have no such problems before we take any more steps to improve the computers performance (see step two below) please do the following;
1: Go to Start then to Run/Search
Type in compmgmt.msc and click Enter
On left side click on Disk Management
On right side you will see your hard drive.
Now I need you to take a screenshot and attach it to your next reply. Do the following to take a screenshot while the above is open and showing on your desktop.
To capture and post a screenshot;
Click on the ALT key + PRT SCR key..its on the top row..right hand side..now click on start...all programs...accessories...paint....left click in the white area ...press CTRL + V...click on file...click on save...save it to your desktop...name it something related to the screen your capturing... BE SURE TO SAVE IT AS A .JPG ...otherwise it may be to big to upload... then after typing in any response you have... click on browse...desktop...find the screenshot..select it and click on the upload button...then on the lower left...after it says upload successful...click on add reply like you normally would.
2: Read the 'Start Here'
topic found here
. With these self-help tools you have a high chance of fixing the problems on your own. If you are still having problems after following Step 3 of the guide, continue with Step 4 and 5 and post in the Malware Forum
. If you are unable to run any programs, Please create a topic stating what you have tried so far and that you are unable to run any programs. Also, Please do NOT
post the logs in this thread.
If you are still having issues after the malware expert gives you a clean bill of health, Please return to THIS
thread and we will pursue other options to help you solve your current problem(s).
1: Do not create a topic on the malware forum unless you have a malware issue that you cannot resolve yourself.
2: If you do need to start a topic there provide a link to this thread so that steps that have already been taken can be checked.
3: As the Malware Techs are extremely busy you may not receive an instant reply, if you have waited for three days then post in the Waiting Room http://www.geekstogo...e-waiting-room/
be sure to identify the issue as malware related and provide a link to your malware topic.
This is where I must leave it for now just in case you do need to seek the assistance of the malware experts.
Good luck and let me know when you are ready to move on if need be.