If you can tell us what program is using the cpu we should be able to say why, or if it should be removed. Obviously it works for some without a problem; thus it must be something I have on my computer that is conflicting with it? Also to remind you that it is very important that we finish the process completely so as to not get reinfected. With all due respect, I have previously attempted to wade through the hundreds of listings in services. I then tried just turning Malwarebytes Web Protection off, rather than exiting the software, and got the same response. Well I don't have those enabled only file system and email. Save the uninstall list file on your desktop. Check that everything is listed.
Right click of the memory. Note 1: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while it's running. Ran malwarebytes - Nothing found Scanned using avast - Nothing found Did a system restore to 1 November 2012 - No change Any suggestions in how to tackle this issue would be most appreciated. Could some program update not have been successful? If you could do the same on your system where this issue is not present, that could be helpful as well since it will provide an example from a system that is affected by this issue as well as one in the same environment that is not. Thanks Edited January 27 by exile360 Further to exile360's post I should have also confirmed that the Malwarebytes folders and drivers were already exceptions in Avast and the Avast Program Files and Program Data folders excluded in Malwarebytes. It finished before I got home. Files Created from 2012-04-22 to 2012-05-22.
The cpu spiking has not come back good news. This test is easy to do and you may discover something, who knows. Does anyone have solution for this? His computer seems to be running fine, so I agree. I've previously tried Norton but that was a big no no, crashed my system all the time. When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Contents of the 'Scheduled Tasks' folder.
I have just updated Avast online, though, and this may bring back the old problem. Also happens with the file explorer and AutomaticDestinations, but it successfully deals with the files. System Specs: Intel Core2 Duo E7400 2. Even my ram will randomly spikes up to 7. Seems excessive when not running a scan That is not disk space. Depending on how often it samples it may be picking up burst activity as more constant.
If Yes - restart your Pc. Watching things in Avast it showed that at the 10-13 second mark Avast was scanning the Itunes library. Click - View Selected Log. Those are the only two things jumping out at me right now. My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.
Computer is acting the same. Generic - User select action: Delete 17:54:00. Thanks for that suggestion Buegie. I have removed those that I could eg Nero but I do still have one photo editing programme that I need for a current job. This could reduce the problem.
I have 200 gigs free space out of 250. If you run into more difficulty, we will certainly do what we can to help. What probably happening is avast is scanning files as you accessthem and it's picking that up. Thank you for your responses. It ran at around the time it started spiking.
I would consider that normal to good if running a full system scan. Is this anything suspicious or are these normal occurrences?. However, like I said, it has improved though and isn't happening constantly as it was before! However, after launching and updating podcasts successfully once, it will start the same behavior all over again. In addition to many excellent commercial products there are plenty of good free antivirus programs available. I am attaching the autoruns zip file. It was only when I purchased and registered it, and enabled the protection module that slowdowns to the point of near non-functionality online and offline occurred.
Gringo Ok I have performed all those steps. Even my window update has it's latest version, yet this problem randomly frequently which is hindering how my computer works. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post. I await your next advice and thank you again for your assistance. Not bouncing around like a monkey trying to get it to buzz, but I am running around the big web trying to find some type of relief.
Edit: Apparently I didn't do all the things, you suggested me, correctly. Generic - User select action: Delete 17:54:00. Pre-Run: 55,450,640,384 bytes free Post-Run: 55,437,307,904 bytes free. I'm seeing normal spikes in the Avast process with other processes, but that's about it. If it is a windows service and you have re installed windows recently it may be a first time thing and it has to be computed before the activity goes down. I'm still gambling on some kind of automated task that triggers it, but I'm running out of ideas. I was hoping something on the autoruns list might jump out at Exile but apparently not.