NoSurrender 20:50 31 Oct 05

Can anyone help! I am a computer novice. I have noticed my PC getting slower so I tried to run the defragmenter but the system just hangs.I tried it again but the program wont even load. I have also noticed that if I right click in my computer on the C drive the egg timer comes on and the system hangs. Just to make matters worse I tried to make a backup with system restore and the dreaded egg time came up again and the system just hangs there.
Any advice would be appreciated.

  woodchip 20:54 31 Oct 05

Have you got Anti-Virus and a Firewall on this Computer?????

  NoSurrender 21:12 31 Oct 05

Yes I have McAfee running

  driving man 21:17 31 Oct 05

restart pc and run defrag in safe mode which will overcome the problems you have with anti virus ware cutting in , which often delays derag

  woodchip 21:18 31 Oct 05

looks to me you have got a Virus but I could be wrong try online scan. click here

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  NoSurrender 22:27 02 Nov 05

Thanks for your help.
Defrag worked ok in safe mode and no viruses detected.

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