A couple of days ago i turned on my computer and it kept restarting every few seconds. Once i finally got on different programs said that they were failing and had to shut down. Sometimes i could not connect to the internet too. I also noticed that my computer was running slower then it usually does. So i did a virus scan with my symantec anti-virus but it didnt find anything. I had avira installed too but i didnt do a virus scan with it. None of them found any viruses when i was downloading stuff so i didnt know how i could have got this. My firewall is on and i try my best to download the newest updates for windows and for my anti-virus programs. I googled what might be the problem and it came up to be probably the sasser worm of some sort. I looked up the symtoms an it said that sometimes you may not be able to connect to the internet and some other stuff such as the lsass.exe would fail. At first when i thought that i had the sasser worm when i booted up my computer i didnt get the little popup thing saying that the lsass.exe process has failed. So i thought maybe i didnt have it. A lot of people said to download AVG and Malware bytes and some other programs. I downloaded them fine but when i try to install them they wouldn't work because of different reasons. The page where i saw information about the sasser said that it may block websites like anti virus and stuff like that. It didnt block the pages and the downloads it just wouldn't let me install them which probably could of helped. I also tried manually deleting it but when into the registry editor to try to find it...it wasn't there so then i though maybe i dont have it. I turned on my computer today and the lsass.exe thing pops up and now i cant get into the desktop thing. I cant even go into safe mode. (By the way im on my laptop.) Can anyone tell me if it is indeed the sasser worm and how to try to get rid of it. Like i said before i cant get on my computer even in safe mode. Can someone please help me get rid of it. Thanks
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One BIG reason for the computer running slowly is you have stated that you have two anti-virus programs on the computer, Norton and Avira and then you said you downloaded
AVG and Malware bytes and some other programs
but they wouldn't either install or work. I am not surprised. The …
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