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Windows 7: random high cpu usage with explorer.exe

15 Jul 2013   #21
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

AdwCleaner

Click here AdwCleaner

Click on Download Now button

Save to the Desktop

Right-click on AdwCleaner.exe and choose

Click on Delete and confirm the prompt.



Your computer will be rebooted automatically. A text file will open after the restart.

Upload the log : The log file is at C:\AdwCleaner[Sn].txt


To Remove AdwCleaner program from your PC

Right click on adwcleaner.exe choose Run as administrator to run the tool.

Click on Uninstall, then confirm with yes to remove this utility from your computer.



Download Junkware Removal Toolkit

Click here Junkware Removal Tool to download

Drag the JRT.exe from the Downloads folder to your Desktop

Right click JRT.exe and choose

Once done upload the JRT.txt file


My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jul 2013   #22
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Uninstall these programs with RevoUninstaller
  • Auslogics Disk Defrag
  • Internet Download Manager

RevoUninstaller Free Version download For 32-bit OS
RevoUninstaller Pro 30-Day Trial Version download For 64-Bit OS

Double click Revo Uninstaller to run it.
From the list of programs double click on The Program to remove
When prompted if you want to uninstall click Yes.
Be sure the Advanced option is selected then click Next.
The program will run, If prompted again click Yes
when the built-in uninstaller is finished click on Next.
Once the program has searched for leftovers click Next.
Check/tick the bolded items only on the list then click Delete
when prompted click on Yes and then on next.
put a check on any folders that are found and select delete
when prompted select yes then on next
Once done click Finish.

Note   Note
If the free version of RevoUninstaller doesn't show the program you would need to download and install the 30-Day trial of RevoUninstaller Pro which will be able to remove 64-bit programs
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jul 2013   #23
timeless

Windows 7 Professional (64bit)
 
 

both the programs you mentioned lve paid for and have installed on multiple systems (even this one obviously.. tho that was on my previous format) so l doubt they would cause my current issues.

regardless lve run both tools as requested, l did accidentally mess up with the first file so had to run it again as l uninstalled it before trying to upload the files.


Attached Files
File Type: txt JRT.txt (3.8 KB, 1 views)
File Type: txt AdwCleaner[S1].txt (913 Bytes, 1 views)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jul 2013   #24
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Open notepad .

Inside notepad paste the highlighted text below



start
HKLM-x32\...\Run: [] - [x]
URLSearchHook: (No Name) - {ba14329e-9550-4989-b3f2-9732e92d17cc} - No File
SearchScopes: HKCU - {9210323F-20CF-4CB8-8BB3-7DAFBE502730} URL = http://search.conduit.com/ResultsExt.aspx?q={searchTerms}&SearchSource=4&ctid=CT2504091
Toolbar: HKCU - No Name - {BA14329E-9550-4989-B3F2-9732E92D17CC} - No File
C:\Windows\Tasks\SA.DAT
end


Click on File → Save As
Location of file to Save : Desktop
File Name : Fixlist.txt
Save file as type : All Files

Click on the Save button .

Open FRST64.exe and click on the [FIX] button . Once complete FRST will create a log called Fixlog.txt . Upload the log with your reply .

Note   Note
Make sure FRST64.exe and Fixlog.txt are both on your Desktop
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jul 2013   #25
timeless

Windows 7 Professional (64bit)
 
 

done, am off to bed now so will catch any further replies later, its been a long night been doing allot of work on my friends server :/. appreciate the advice by the way.


Attached Files
File Type: txt fixlog.txt (975 Bytes, 1 views)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jul 2013   #26
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Please download SystemLook from one of the links below and save it to your Desktop.
SystemLook x32-bit
SystemLook x64-bit
  • Right click onSystemLook_64.exe select to run it.
  • Copy the content of the following codebox into the main textfield:
    Code:
    :regfind
    *conduit*
  • Click the Look button to start the scan.
  • When finished, a notepad window will open with the results of the scan. Please post this log in your next reply.
Note: The log can also be found on your Desktop entitled SystemLook.txt
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jul 2013   #27
timeless

Windows 7 Professional (64bit)
 
 

done, uploaded log.. tho it didnt find anything so uploading it was sort of redundant


Attached Files
File Type: txt SystemLook.txt (420 Bytes, 1 views)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jul 2013   #28
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Looks like the conduit is gone .
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jul 2013   #29
timeless

Windows 7 Professional (64bit)
 
 

the conduit?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jul 2013   #30
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Its an adware that was on your browsers .
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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