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  • 2 weeks later...
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Hello @alpm and :welcome:

Sorry for the delay. Please run the following which will clean up some items. The over slowness may be due to your AVG antivirus. It may need an uninstall, and reinstall. Have seen many issues where a reinstall seems to fix it.

 

Please download the attached fixlist.txt file and save it to the Desktop.
NOTE. It's important that both files, FRST or FRST64 and fixlist.txt are in the same location or the fix will not work.

NOTICE: This script was written specifically for this user, for use on this particular machine. Running this on another machine may cause damage to your operating system.

Run FRST or FRST64 and press the Fix button just once and wait.
If the tool needs a restart please make sure you let the system restart normally and let the tool complete its run after restart.
The tool will make a log on the Desktop (Fixlog.txt). Please attach or post it to your next reply.

Note: If the tool warned you about an outdated version please download and run the updated version.

fixlist.txt

 

Thanks

Ron

 

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Hi Ron,

I am attaching the Fixlog.txt.

At first I run the fix, later I uninstalled AVG Antivirus Free. When I opened Farbar, it updated by itself, and when I clicked Fix, the window closed and immediately reopened with the message 'The tool is ready to use' (or something similar) and then I clicked again on the button Fix. Later, when asked, I restarted the system.

It looks like the computer is running faster. Nevertheless I have to check some applications that were not running well or not running at all (I will have to reinstall them).

Please, let me know if there is any sign of other problems in the file that I attached.

Fixlog.txt

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The log looks good. No real issue there.

Might want to try resetting your browsers too which can help some.

 

Please visit each of the following sites and let's reset all of your browsers back to defaults to prevent unexpected issues.
If you are not using one of the browsers but it is installed then you may want to consider uninstalling it as older versions of some software can pose an increase in the potential for an infection to get in.

Internet Explorer
How to reset Internet Explorer settings

Microsoft Edge
How to Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

Firefox
Click on Help / Troubleshooting Information then click on the Refresh Firefox button.

Chrome
Reset Chrome back to defaults to completely clear out issues with Chrome.

  • First, go to >> Google Sync << and sign into your account. Make sure you know your password as this will clear it from the browser.
  • Scroll down until you see the  reset_chrome_sync.png "reset sync" button to clear your data from the server and remove your passphrase.
  • Now, close all Chrome windows. Chrome cannot be running for the next step. If needed, print this information or use another browser to read the information.
  • Press the Windows key + R at the same time, to bring up the run dialog box.
    • run_command.png
  • Type in (or copy/paste) the following and press Enter:     %localappdata%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\
  1. Press Ctrl + A to select all the files and folders.
  2. Hold down Ctrl + A and click once on the files "Bookmarks" and "Bookmarks.bak". This will unselect them.
  3. With all the files selected (except for your Bookmarks), press the Delete key and click Yes to delete the files and folders.
  4. Example of all files and folders selected, except Bookmarks

chrome_files_folders.png

 

Restart your computer now see if speed improves.

Thanks

Ron

 

 

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Glad we could help.

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