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Too slow window 8.1 on i7 processor

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Hi there,

I am experiencing too slow Windows 8.1 working on a core i7 processor which I was not expecting. It's getting slower day by day and I believe its might be due to some background running malwares.

Kindly help me in boosting my laptop speed and working.

Regards

Adeel

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Hello, Welcome to Malwarebytes.
I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.

If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.
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Please download the attached Fixlist.txt file to  the same folder where the Farbar tool is running from.
The location is listed in the 3rd line of the FRST.txt log you have submitted.

Run FRST and click Fix only once and wait.

The tool will create a log (Fixlog.txt) please post it to your reply.
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Run Malwrebytes and clean any left over.

Please post the Fixlog.txt and let me know what problem persists.

fixlist.txt

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Hi,

From what I can see yes.

For your peace of mind run this scan.

Sophos Virus Removal Tool

Please download Sophos Virus Removal Tool and save it to your computer's Desktop.

  • Right-click the icon and select Run as administrator.
  • Click Yes to accept any security warnings that may appear.
  • Click the Next button.
  • Select 'I accept the terms in the license agreement', then click Next twice.
  • Click the Install button and wait until the installation is complete.
  • Click the Finish button. The tool created a shortcut icon on the Desktop of your computer.
  • Now, double-click the Sophos Virus Removal Tool shortcut icon to run the tool.
  • Click Yes to accept any security warnings that may appear.
  • After it updates and a "Start Scanning" button appears in the lower right:
    • Disconnect from the Internet or physically unplug your Internet cable connection.
    • Close all open programs, scheduling/updating tasks and background processes that might activate during the scan including the screensaver.
    • Temporarily disable your anti-virus and real-time anti-spyware protection.



Windows Vista and above:
C:\ProgramData\Sophos\Sophos Virus Removal Tool\Logs\SophosVirusRemovalTool.log
 
Please post the contents of the log in your next reply and note any errors encountered.
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Yeah I think may be I have very less RAM to run windows 8.1 (only 4Gb). So may that's why even i7 is not performing in full capacity.

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