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 Post subject: Slow computer after spyware
PostPosted: January 2nd, 2015, 10:43 pm 
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So i had a basic spyware which had words highlighted and ads if i put my cursor over the specific words. I went to safe mode and did a full malwarebytes scan, followed by spybot scan. Items were removed, but it's still significantly slower than it was before, and i didn't change anything else. Ran another malwarebytes scan, and got no objects detected, but it's still slow. This happen to anyone? Anything to recommend to fix this?


 Post subject: Re: Slow computer after spyware
PostPosted: January 16th, 2015, 8:04 am 
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Reinstall Windows, or just use Linux.

Or get a Mac

But if you're determined to use Windows, i'd highly recommend a reinstall. Viruses are getting really sophisticated nowadays and it's almost impossible to keep a malware-free Windows box for very long

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