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Windows 7: Windows 7 hangs whenever I open a program.

23 Mar 2013   #1
TechmyLife

Windows 7 Professional x32
 
 
Windows 7 hangs whenever I open a program.

Recently, i opened my laptop and as usual opened a program. But when the program opened i cant seem to open other programs or load a website in my browser. Then openedd programs are still clickable and mouse is responding. I tried refreshing the desktop but it takes a long time, during this time Alt+Ctrl+Del wont open, it becomes black and displays a message that it cant start Alt+ctrl+del.


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23 Mar 2013   #2
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Hello Techmylife and welcome tried a scannow yet if not a starting point

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

some malware scans might be a go as well


http://www.superantispyware.com/

http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free/

AdwCleaner Download < from bleeping computer

Plus some specs too mate - run this Speccy - Download < from piriform

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23 Mar 2013   #3
TechmyLife

Windows 7 Professional x32
 
 

I recently removed a virus called, proxifier.exe, used Malwarebytes, Ccleaner, Avast. Even though after removing the virus, problem still persist. Saw some event:7001 and 10005. did Disk Check and Sfc /scan.
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23 Mar 2013   #4
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Hum try this one as well then it might just hit on something as it really scours the registry too.


http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/

download from bleeping computer

Could even be worth running this too

How to remove malware belonging to the family Rootkit.Win32.TDSS (aka Tidserv, TDSServ, Alureon)?
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23 Mar 2013   #5
TechmyLife

Windows 7 Professional x32
 
 

Ty for the warm welcome and reply. But I learned that the virus has corrupted some of the registry files and I think system files too. Tried so many options, default Bios, clean start, diskcheck, scans etc. But now i will be marking this as Solved. FIX it by doing good ol' Clean Re-install of Windows 7. turns out i had no important files in my System Partition C:.
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23 Mar 2013   #6
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TechmyLife View Post
Ty for the warm welcome and reply. But I learned that the virus has corrupted some of the registry files and I think system files too. Tried so many options, default Bios, clean start, diskcheck, scans etc. But now i will be marking this as Solved. FIX it by doing good ol' Clean Re-install of Windows 7. turns out i had no important files in my System Partition C:.
Yes well a good outcome Techmylife it saves such a lot of grief by trying to rack down stuff like that eh?

Let us know how you go anyhow.
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26 Mar 2013   #7
TechmyLife

Windows 7 Professional x32
 
 

As of now its working very fine no signs of anything. Yeah, read some other threads it takes like weeks tracking down dumps, hijackthis files. And its a Laptop hard to do things involving Hardware.
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26 Mar 2013   #8
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TechmyLife View Post
As of now its working very fine no signs of anything. Yeah, read some other threads it takes like weeks tracking down dumps, hijackthis files. And its a Laptop hard to do things involving Hardware.
Well done mate and hey don't forget to use those malware scanners I sent you on a reasoanbly regular basis.
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You will find these two handy to use too.

Optimize Windows 7[2]=Performance Maintenance &

CCleaner - Download < from piriform
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26 Mar 2013   #9
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.3 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TechmyLife View Post
As of now its working very fine no signs of anything. Yeah, read some other threads it takes like weeks tracking down dumps, hijackthis files. And its a Laptop hard to do things involving Hardware.
Remember to create a backup HDD image of your new install.
It's much quicker to restore an image, than it is to reinstall everything.

Tutorials
Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup
Imaging with free Macrium

I prefer to use Macrium Reflect.
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