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Suddenly IE Very Slow (HijackThis log attached)

HELP!!! Up until this last weekend I had very fast IE performance. Now it is very slow, popups (never had any before)and other odd events. I have been reading these postings and ran HiJackThis, and this is my log file and would appreciate any coaching for a relative novice. THANK YOU in advance.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.0
Scan saved at 12:00:40 AM, on 7/15/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\DSentry.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\Program Files\Iomega\AutoDisk\ADUserMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Iomega\DriveIcons\ImgIcon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Dell\EUSW\Support.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\khudodf.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Iomega\System32\AppServices.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Iomega\AutoDisk\ADService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\efax\HotTray.exe
C:\Palm\hotsync.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\efax\Dllcmd32.exe
C:\Program Files\QUICKEN2000\bagent.exe
C:\DOCUME~1\TYRREL~1.DCJ\LOCALS~1\Temp\msbb.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cidaemon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cidaemon.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Tyrrell.DCJWXG31\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Directory 2 for hijackthis.zip\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.dellnet.com
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.usatoday.com/
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.dellnet.com
R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - _{CFBFAE00-17A6-11D0-99CB-00C04FD64497} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: TwaintecObj Class - {000020DD-C72E-4113-AF77-DD56626C6C42} - C:\WINDOWS\twaintec.dll
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {83DE62E0-5805-11D8-9B25-00E04C60FAF2} - C:\WINDOWS\2_0_1browserhelper2.dll
O2 - BHO: BHObj Class - {8F4E5661-F99E-4B3E-8D85-0EA71C0748E4} - C:\WINDOWS\wsem300.dll
O2 - BHO: brdg Class - {9C691A33-7DDA-4C2F-BE4C-C176083F35CF} - C:\WINDOWS\Downloaded Program Files\bridge.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {C658CEE0-7F43-4B48-AEB5-36EF433513AC} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: Url Catcher - {CE31A1F7-3D90-4874-8FBE-A5D97F8BC8F1} - C:\Program Files\Bargain Buddy\bin2\apuc.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: C:\WINDOWS\System32\DSentry.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: "C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: c:\dell\bldbubg.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: C:\Program Files\Iomega\AutoDisk\ADUserMon.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: C:\Program Files\Iomega\DriveIcons\ImgIcon.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: C:\Program Files\Iomega\DriveIcons\deskup.exe /IMGSTART
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Dell\EUSW\Support.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: C:\WINDOWS\System32\Regsvr32 /s NUVision.ax
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: rundll32.exe "C:\WINDOWS\Downloaded Program Files\bridge.dll",Load
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: C:\WINDOWS\System32\khudodf.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: C:\Program Files\Bargain Buddy\bin2\bargains.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: "C:\Program Files\Internet Optimizer\optimize.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: c:\docume~1\tyrrel~1.dcj\locals~1\temp\msbb.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: C:\WINDOWS\pgjsj.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: C:\WINDOWS\System32\iexplore.exe
O4 - Global Startup: eFax.com Tray Menu.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common Files\efax\HotTray.exe
O4 - Global Startup: HotSync Manager.lnk = C:\Palm\hotsync.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Live Menu.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common Files\efax\Dllcmd32.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OSA.EXE
O4 - Global Startup: Quicken Scheduled Updates.lnk = C:\Program Files\QUICKEN2000\bagent.exe
O6 - HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Restrictions present
O6 - HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control Panel present
O8 - Extra context menu item: &iSearch The Web - res://C:\WINDOWS\System32\toolbar.dll/SEARCH.HTML
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~3\Office10\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: Real.com - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\Shdocvw.dll
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\MSMSGS.EXE
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\MSMSGS.EXE
O16 - DPF: {8AD9C840-044E-11D1-B3E9-00805F499D93} (Java Runtime Environment 1.3.0_02) - https://wtbjag1w.fcc.gov/ieplugin/j2re-1_3_0_02-win.exe
O16 - DPF: {9C691A33-7DDA-4C2F-BE4C-C176083F35CF} (brdg Class) - http://static.flingstone.com/cab/2000XP/CDTInc/bridge-c2.cab
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Re: Suddenly IE Very Slow (HijackThis log attached)

Slow Rabbit,

1. Please read the topmost thread (READ THIS FIRST...) by CajunTek. It lists a number of tools and procedures to rid yourself of some of what you have. Follow his instructions there.

2. Basically you need LavaSoft's Ad-aware and Spybot Search and Destroy. Install them, update them, and then run scans (best done in "Safe Mode") and let them fix whatever they find. For Ad-aware, make sure you do the complete custom first scan.

3. Then run another HijackThis scan and post the new log here.