very slow black screen on start up / anti-virus stopped working

  DrLector 09:44 AM 03 Jul 11
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Hi All. Ok, first i noticed i had program missing, ( i think when i was having a clean out i may of deleted it by mistake, i did a system restore ,i got the program back but then my anti virus and anti spyware didn't work ? also it took a very long time from start up for my pc to start, id put in my password then 3 mins of a back screen then before widows would be there , i re did the restore, and anti spyware works but not anti virus ? im told " the avast program has been stopped or is inconsistent state please re start the program to resume protecting your system" i try this, but nothing happens ? im running Vista, Avast and Stopzilla

thanks for any help

  birdface 09:58 AM 03 Jul 11

Stopzilla has some poor and good reviews and the poor reviews would put me off from installing it.

Maybe download malwarebytes and give that a run to see if it finds any problems.You get a fortnights trial of the pro version now.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:09 AM 03 Jul 11

Start - search -type

sfc /scannow

let windows search for and repair missing or corrupt windows files, could take sometime.

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