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« on: May 18, 2004, 05:01:40 PM »

Machine uses XP -AMD AthlonXP 3200+,1023 MB DDR-SDRAM,nVidia GeForse FX 5700.
Runs fine for an hour or so then slows very suddenly. Task Manager shows Services.exe using up to 70-80 % CPU. If online my broadband connection uses most of rest when services.exe active then everything just halts.
Have run SystemSuite antivirus,Adaware6,Spybot,Hijackthis,TrojanRemover,SwatIt and numerous others all with up to date files. Nothing found. Checked memory with SystemSuite and Memtest - no problems. Removed unwanted files but only used about 30 Gigs on 160 drive.Check Task Manager while running machine. No unecessary processes as far as I can see. I have probably forgotten stuff but have checked everything. No v iruses found, no trojans but something is eating up memory. Any help would be appreciated. Hijack log below:
Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 5:55:47 PM, on 5/18/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG6\avgcc32.exe
C:\Program Files\SpeedTouch\Dr SpeedTouch\drst.exe
C:\Program Files\Siber Systems\AI RoboForm\RoboTaskBarIcon.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Maintenance\Downloaders\Star Downloader\stardown.exe
C:\Maintenance\System\SiSoftware Sandra Standard 2004.SP1 (Win32 x86)\sandra.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL =
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {724d43a9-0d85-11d4-9908-00400523e39a} - C:\Program Files\Siber Systems\AI RoboForm\RoboForm.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {FFFFFEF0-5B30-21D4-945D-000000000000} - C:\MAINTE~1\DOWNLO~1\STARDO~1\BROWSE~1.DLL
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &RoboForm - {724d43a0-0d85-11d4-9908-00400523e39a} - C:\Program Files\Siber Systems\AI RoboForm\RoboForm.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG_CC] C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG6\avgcc32.exe /startup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WinPatrol] "C:\MAINTE~1\System\WINPAT~1\WinPatrol.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [STManager] C:/Program Files/SpeedTouch/Dr SpeedTouch/drst.exe -b
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [RoboForm] "C:\Program Files\Siber Systems\AI RoboForm\RoboTaskBarIcon.exe"
O4 - Global Startup: GoBack.lnk = C:\Maintenance\Restore\GoBack\GBTray.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Google Search - res://C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmsearch.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Backward &Links - res://C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll/cmbacklinks.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Cac&hed 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: Fill Forms   &] - file://C:\Program Files\Siber Systems\AI RoboForm\RoboFormComFillForms.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Save Forms   &[ - file://C:\Program Files\Siber Systems\AI RoboForm\RoboFormComSavePass.html
O8 - Extra context menu item: Si&milar 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 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console (HKLM)
O9 - Extra button: Fill Forms (HKLM)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Fill Forms   &] (HKLM)
O9 - Extra button: Save (HKLM)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Save Forms   &[ (HKLM)
O9 - Extra button: RoboForm (HKLM)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: RF Toolbar   &2 (HKLM)
O16 - DPF: {166B1BCA-3F9C-11CF-8075-444553540000} (Shockwave ActiveX Control) -
O16 - DPF: {19E28AFC-EAE3-4CE5-AC83-2407B42F57C9} (MSSecurityAdvisor Class) -


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« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2004, 04:01:44 AM »

I don't see anything wrong with your log..... Hmmmm
And all virus scans came up clean.....

The only other thing I can suggest is try other possibilities...
Have you installed any new drivers lately----look in device manager
for any problems....
I do see one service that is unneeded running, but I can't see it causing that much of a problem......

Start-----Run---- type in "services.msc" without the quotes

Look for Nvidia Driver Helper Service
Double click on it and Stop it's service
From the drop down menu---set to disable...

You may also want to check in Services
that Alerter and Messenger are stopped and set to disabled

I see these two running processes
Are they related to:
Ontracks Fix-it utilities

Maybe I'm just getting tired, someone else may have some input
Just giving you some ideas.
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« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2004, 07:31:25 AM »

Thanks.Nothing in device manager. Have stopped nvsvc.exe and alerter and messenger are stopped.
Mxtask and MXtask are part of SystemSuite (Fix-It)
I'll let the machine run this morning and see what happens.

Many thanks.

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