Occasionally when I start up my laptop and enter my password on the profile screen, it takes me to a basic set-up with standard wallpaper and all my files bar firefox, IE and a few other icons have disappeared. If I go to the start menu all the programs installed on my machine are still there and if I do a search, I can find all the files. This problem goes away if I do a system restore and tends to happen after I update my virus software (Kaspersky) or after a windows updae it seems to happen a lot.
Today I tried to run Malwarebytes quick and full scan but it stopped for some reason, the quick scan stopped after 6-8 minutes and the full scan after 1 hour and 45 minutes (give or take).
Any recommendations? What should I run next and post and I can't post a Malwarebytes scan (I did the renaming trick too).
This has been a bit of an on-going problem but it's got worse recently. I have previously run my Kaspersky scan and Malwaregytes and they both have never picked up anything nasty at all.
JammingJapanSumoSoulMember Since 28 Jan 2010
Offline Last Active Aug 23 2010 01:23 AM
- Group Members
- Active Posts 14
- Profile Views 1,958
- Member Title New Member
- Age Age Unknown
- Birthday Birthday Unknown