Boot into Safe Mode and see if they are still like that. If so, you may have something starting up when Windows does that is causing the issue.
I would recommend using Autoruns
Not sure what all those things are? Go to HERE
for help with identifying those pesky startup items.
Also I would do as zdbc13 mentioned, I would recommend running either MalwareBytes Anti-Malware
or Super Anti-Spyware
or even both.
Hi hedwar, I will try this now. Thanks. Ed