Overall performance improvements of PC with WinXP

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  1. lahratla

    lahratla New Member

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    I have a two-years-old 667 MHz Cyrix III PC running with 40 GH HD, 256 MB SD RAM

    running in WindowsXP and I've the following problems with it:

    1. When I run Winamp 2.9, CPU usage is always 100%.
    2. Simple games like Hangaroo has become sticky.
    3. Video played in a very small window are now has been pixelized noticeably.
    4. What is the proper way to uninstall programs that do not have unwise.exe or whose name not appearing in Add/Remove Programs?
    5. All the items except the dog in the left pane of SEARCH has disappeared. I can't search anything!
    6. When I tried to install some programs, a pop-up instruction that says

    "C:pROGRA^1\Symantec\S32EVNT1.DLL. An installable Virtual Device Driver failed Dll initialization. Choose 'Close' to terminate the application" always appeared.
    7. There are quite a large number of items running in PROCESSES of Windows Task Manager that took a lot of memories, which I don't recognize.
    7. My system is infected with Trojan horse Dialer 11 AN. I'm using AG Snti-Virus Free Edition 7.0.298 with virus base 265.6.5 dated 26/12/2004. But the progam could not remove nor quarantined it.
    8. I've run WinXP Setup the other day but quit it later before completion and now there is always an option to choose WinXP Professional and the incompleted set up.
    9. My PC takes a lot of time to shutdown. I've tried some registry tweaks of some sites but it did not help. I even choose to clear page files. What is pagefiles!?
    10. I've used Kazaa Lite for P2P, but recenlty was always connecting but not connected. Because of this is I unistalled it and used LimeWire 4.2.6 instead but it took a lot of time to open. I've also downloaded Kazaa Media Desktop, Download Manager and Pal. Can these three be used for P2P without KazaaLite?

    The log of HijackThis are as folows:
    Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
    Scan saved at 23:58:44, on 29/12/2004
    Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
    MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

    Running processes:
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\netdde.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\crypserv.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\SAgent2.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\Fast.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\fxssvc.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
    C:\Program Files\Winamp\Winampa.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
    C:\program files\180searchassistant\saap.exe
    C:\Program Files\GogoTools\Gogoware\GogoLaunch.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\GOGOTO~1\Gogoware\GOGOTO~1.EXE
    c:\syz_dat\systray.exe
    C:\Program Files\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

    R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
    http://www.google.co.in/
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =

    about:blank
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page_bak =

    http://www.google.co.in/
    O2 - BHO: TwaintecObj Class - {000020DD-C72E-4113-AF77-DD56626C6C42} -

    C:\WINDOWS\twaintec.dll
    O2 - BHO: DAPHelper Class - {0000CC75-ACF3-4cac-A0A9-DD3868E06852} -

    C:\Program Files\DAP\DAPBHO.dll
    O2 - BHO: myBar BHO - {0494D0D1-F8E0-41ad-92A3-14154ECE70AC} - C:\Program

    Files\MyWay\myBar\1.bin\MYBAR.DLL (file missing)
    O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} -

    C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
    O2 - BHO: Internet Explorer Tracker - {1E1B2879-88FF-11D2-8D96-D7ACAC95951F}

    - C:\PROGRA~1\GOGOTO~1\Gogoware\HTMLEdit.dll
    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {3C4E691E-50E0-4163-8E94-37F72E994272} - (no file)
    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} -

    C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {724d43a9-0d85-11d4-9908-00400523e39a} - C:\Program

    Files\Siber Systems\AI RoboForm\RoboForm.dll
    O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} -

    c:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll
    O2 - BHO: NAV Helper - {BDF3E430-B101-42AD-A544-FADC6B084872} - C:\Program

    Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll (file missing)
    O3 - Toolbar: Norton AntiVirus - {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} -

    C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll (file missing)
    O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} -

    C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
    O3 - Toolbar: DAP Bar - {62999427-33FC-4baf-9C9C-BCE6BD127F08} - C:\Program

    Files\DAP\DAPIEBar.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: &SearchBar - {0494D0D9-F8E0-41ad-92A3-14154ECE70AC} -

    C:\Program Files\MyWay\myBar\1.bin\MYBAR.DLL (file missing)
    O3 - Toolbar: &RoboForm - {724d43a0-0d85-11d4-9908-00400523e39a} -

    C:\Program Files\Siber Systems\AI RoboForm\RoboForm.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program

    files\google\googletoolbar1.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: GoGoTools - {76532682-A5C9-11d8-AE07-00D0591AB78A} -

    C:\PROGRA~1\GOGOTO~1\SEARCH~1\SEARCH~1.DLL
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [KernelFaultCheck] %systemroot%\system32\dumprep 0 -k
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Microsoft Update] msconfg.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WinampAgent] "C:\Program Files\Winamp\Winampa.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_CC] C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe /STARTUP
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_EMC] C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [saap] c:\program files\180searchassistant\saap.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [RUNGogoTools] C:\Program

    Files\GogoTools\Gogoware\GogoLaunch.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [Microsoft Update] msconfg.exe
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Microsoft Update] msconfg.exe
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [KazaaMate] C:\Program Files\Kazaa-Pal\Kazaa-Pal.exe
    O8 - Extra context menu item: &Download with &DAP -

    C:\PROGRA~1\DAP\dapextie.htm
    O8 - Extra context menu item: &Google Search - res://c:\program

    files\google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmsearch.html
    O8 - Extra context menu item: &WordWeb... -

    res://C:\WINDOWS\wweb32.dll/lookup.html
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Backward Links - res://c:\program

    files\google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmbacklinks.html
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Cached Snapshot of Page - res://c:\program

    files\google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmcache.html
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Customize Menu &4 - file://C:\Program Files\Siber

    Systems\AI RoboForm\RoboFormComCustomizeIEMenu.html
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Download &all with DAP -

    C:\PROGRA~1\DAP\dapextie2.htm
    O8 - Extra context menu item: RoboForm &2 - file://C:\Program Files\Siber

    Systems\AI RoboForm\RoboFormComShowToolbar.html
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Similar Pages - res://c:\program

    files\google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmsimilar.html
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Translate into English - res://c:\program

    files\google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmtrans.html
    O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} -

    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\MSJAVA.DLL
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console -

    {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} -

    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\MSJAVA.DLL
    O9 - Extra button: Run DAP - {669695BC-A811-4A9D-8CDF-BA8C795F261C} -

    C:\PROGRA~1\DAP\DAP.EXE
    O9 - Extra button: RoboForm - {724d43aa-0d85-11d4-9908-00400523e39a} -

    file://C:\Program Files\Siber Systems\AI RoboForm\RoboFormComShowToolbar.html
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: RoboForm &2 -

    {724d43aa-0d85-11d4-9908-00400523e39a} - file://C:\Program Files\Siber

    Systems\AI RoboForm\RoboFormComShowToolbar.html
    O9 - Extra button: GoGoTools - {76532683-A5C9-11d8-AE07-00D0591AB78A} -

    C:\PROGRA~1\GOGOTO~1\SEARCH~1\SEARCH~1.DLL
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: GoGoTools -

    {76532683-A5C9-11d8-AE07-00D0591AB78A} -

    C:\PROGRA~1\GOGOTO~1\SEARCH~1\SEARCH~1.DLL
    O16 - DPF: Win32 Classes -
    O16 - DPF: {12398DD6-40AA-4C40-A4EC-A42CFC0DE797} (Installer Class) -

    http://www.xxxtoolbar.com/ist/softwares/v4.0/0006_cracks.cab
    O16 - DPF: {7589EEE6-E336-11D4-8A7E-EE1D971D9B47} -
    O16 - DPF: {AD7FAFB0-16D6-40C3-AF27-585D6E6453FD} -

    http://dload.ipbill.com/del/loader.cab
    O16 - DPF: {EF86873F-04C2-4A95-A373-5703C08EFC7B} (Installer Class) -

    http://www.xxxtoolbar.com/ist/softwares/v3.0/0006_cracks.cab
    O23 - Service: AVG7 Alert Manager Server - GRISOFT, s.r.o. -

    C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
    O23 - Service: AVG7 Update Service - GRISOFT, s.r.o. -

    C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
    O23 - Service: Crypkey License - Unknown - crypserv.exe (file missing)
    O23 - Service: EPSON Printer Status Agent2 - SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION -

    C:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\SAgent2.exe
    O23 - Service: Norton AntiVirus Auto Protect Service - Unknown - C:\Program

    Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe (file missing)

    Please advise me on overall improvement of my PC's performance.
     
  2. it_waaznt_me

    it_waaznt_me Coming back to life ..

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