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Windows 7: Slow processing after 2 months.

21 Sep 2010   #1

XP,7,ubuntu 10.04
Slow processing after 2 months.

Before 2 half months i installed 7 it was working very smothly but from past few weaks it is working very slow.But each program is working properly but folders take 1.xx seconds to open whil it took .00xxx secods when i installed it plz tell how can i speed it up without reinstalling a fresh copy.

When i click on a folder it takes 1.xx seconds to show all files i think the problem it with icon cache
i used the below code but nothing happened
taskkill /IM explorer.exe /F
CD /d %userprofile%\AppData\Local
DEL IconCache.db /a
shutdown /r

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21 Sep 2010   #2

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit

Viruses and, strangely enough, anti-virus software can cause this problem.

We must rule this out.

Follow this draconian advice:
1. Download MalwareBytes. Malwarebytes Malwarebytes
2. Disconnect from the Internet.
3. Disable your present antivirus software and firewall.
4. Remove your present antivirus software and firewall.
5. Install and run the MalwareBytes Quick Scan (remove any bad guys). 3min 29secs on my laptop.
6. Reconnect to Internet.
7. Update MalwareBytes.
8. Run malwarebytes quick scan again.(remove any bad guys). 3min 38secs on my laptop.
9. Run MalwareBytes full scan. 16min 8secs on my laptop. With large,full disk ~2hours.
A. Disable your present antivirus software and firewall
B. Remove your present antivirus software
C. Download Microsoft Security Essentials.
D. Run Microsoft Security Essentials. Quick Scan - ~8 min on my laptop.
E. Run Microsoft Security Essentials. Full Scan - ~ 1hr 50 min on my laptop.
Now I advise you to uninstall MalwareBytes and only install again when and if you need it.
Why?, you ask. Leaving MalwareBytes installed slowed my system. AutoRuns showed MalwareBytes processes running even after exiting from MalwareBytes.
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21 Sep 2010   #3

XP,7,ubuntu 10.04

Thanks for the fast reply.
I am gona try it.
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21 Sep 2010   #4

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit


Let us know the results.
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22 Sep 2010   #5

XP,7,ubuntu 10.04

I didnt work i scanned my whole conputer using malware bytes but it didnt detected any malware and using antivirus no virus were detected i am using updated malware bytes and kaspersky antivirus.
I have updated my problem plz see it againg.
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