Having problems with your Toshiba Satellite A60 Notebook ?

Do i need a new hard drive?

\015 First, my computer is soooooooooo slow.second, i just had someone (hacker?) break into my email account (hotmail) and sent all of my contacts pleas for money in my name.are these two issues solvable by getting a new hardrive---speed and ridding my computer of this intruder?do you have a better fix for speed and ridding my computer of this intruder without replacing the hard drive?i will provide an email address that has not been compromised--yet\015

Answers :

Well, if you dont want to deal with clearing up the virus and/or spyware, I suggest you run the cd recovery disk that came with the unit. it will erase everything, so make sure you back up your important items first. It will bring it back to factory specifications.
You can try also this free antivirus. If this antivirus is isn't in the list block of the virus.

If you can back up your important files do it. I suggest you back it up into a USB flash drive.

Use hijackthis software to view what is running in the background. Or if taskmanager is still working switch off other running application that you do know shouldn't be running .This should speed up your unit's speed a little bit. Then if this can be switch off on startup do it.

For antirus and antimalware, you can try Avira free, malwarebyte antimalware, superantispyware is also good but you should run this after running avira free and malwarebyte antimalware.

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