Programs not responding

  The_Deputy 20:00 14 Feb 09

Hello everyone,

I recently visited a music downloading website, which I will not name for obvious reasons, but since then, programs keep 'not responding.' I instantly thought I had been infected with a virus or malware so I did a full system scan with BullGuard and McAfee. However, only some cookies were to be found, which have now been deleted. The problem is still present. I do not know what else to do.

Before I had visted, everything was fine and fast, but programs keep freezing now.

Any help would be appreciated.

  Bob The Blob 20:13 14 Feb 09

Scan with Spybot, A-Squared, MalwareBytes Anti-Malware, Ad-Aware and clean with CCleaner.
See if they find anything.

  Demora 16:44 16 Feb 09

And then a system restore to before you visited the bad website.


  The_Deputy 19:21 16 Feb 09

Thanks all, I used Spybot to flush out 70 cookies, then deleted the two anti viruses; being left with just McAfee. My computer is back to being fast again!

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