Having problems with your Gateway SX2800-01 PC Desktop ?

I bought my computer in August and have had nothing but trouble. It was fine for about 3 months and then one day it started to slow and became unresponsive. That same day it froze completely. I resarted and changed some things and it worked for about 2 months and the same thing. I installed windows 7 but that didn't solve anything. Now it lets me use it for about 2 minutes before it grinds to a halt. How can I fix this?


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Possible Virus and Malware
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\015\012There is a good chance that you have a virus or malware. It does not matter these days what security you have if the door to the web is opened. At the end of this are three links to programs that you should load up and run. The first is MalwareBytes Ant-Malware Tool, another is Avast Anti-Virus 4.8, the third is Threatfire.
\015\012Run MalwareBytes first and perform a quick scan, when it finishes, it will ask you to show the results, click on “Show results, all infections will appear in red. Delete everything it finds.
\015\012Run Avast and install it, when it asks, go ahead and schedule a pre-boot scan of your entire system. This should get rid of most problems….Now, if you have Norton Anti-Virus, internet security or any of the others, they also be causing some of your problems. They will have to be removed and the only way to properly do that is go to the Norton site and download their Norton removal tool. Run this before installing any other kind of ant-virus. The Avast 4.8 is free to use, just register it once a year, that is all…it will update itself 2-4 times a day to keep its virus definitions constantly updated, you do not have to do anything, it is completely automated and has 7 real time scanners that run all the time.
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\015\012When your boot time scan is over and you have either deleted or moved the infection to the chest as Avast recommends, now run Threatfire…it will ask you to let it update as will Malwarebytes, do so. Threatfire monitors every web page on the world wide web and lets you know if your tap dancing where you shouldn’t, it will throw a flag up and say abort connection…do so to save yourself from a bad situation. The links are below.
\015\012 http://www.filehippo.com/download_malwarebytes_anti_malware/
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\015\012 http://www.filehippo.com/download_avast_antivirus/
\015\012http://download.cnet.com/ThreatFire-AntiVirus-Free-Edition/3000-2239_4-10726873.html
\015\012Use this utility to clean up the **** and registry on the computer when you are finished with viruses and malware......
\015\012http://www.filehippo.com/download_ccleaner/
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