Before attacking an adware/spyware problem with hijackthis make sure you have already run the following tools. Download and update the databases on each program before running.
Ad-Aware® SE Personal Edition *Note* For Ad-AwareSE also install the VX2 Addon Cleaner To run this tool once Adaware is updated click on Add-ons in the lefthand column. Select VX2 Cleaner V2.0 and click Run Tool. Click "OK" , then, if something is found, click "Clean" as in the directions given. Click "Close", and exit Ad-Aware.
Hi, i have ran the following programs on my computer.. ad-aware, spy bot, cwshredder, norton antivirus 2005 and panda active scan... the panda ative scan said my computer was free of malicious virus etc and didnt provide a log.... i ran hijack this and my log is as follows:
My computer seems to be wanting to update windows everyday and it takes ages.. when i say ages i mean the little yellow symbol comes up in the system try bar down the bottom in the right hand corner and it gets to about 6 % and stops and doesnt go any further... and i think that also is slowing my pc down... really annoying... and when i got to the windows update site to check for updates for my windows it does a search and then comes up with error msg's... dunno guys see what u think....
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:12:55 AM, on 3/11/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
first of all, wuauclt.exe is windows update's process (Windows Update Auto Update CLT, its a guess) and i know this for a fact because if you close that program down it will get rid of the tray icon, if you want stop windows form automatically updating do this:
Right click on 'My Computer' and go to properties then click the tab 'Automatic Updates' then choose whichever of the notification settings you want.
Secondly your issue with windowsupdate.com i think it may be norton, do you have realtime protection enabled?
Hope this helps, i had the same problem as you with the first 1
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