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A cascade of problems

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Monfang, Oct 20, 2011.

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  1. Monfang

    Monfang Thread Starter

    Oct 20, 2011
    It all started with AVG. I used to preach the program like it was the word of God but after a few days of strange program crashes, I used their tune up program, defragged and restarted. On bootup, a program I didn't know about called AVG Watchdog appeared and tried to initualise(spelling?). It got though phase 0 and 1 but hung up there until I shut it down. Attempting to uninstall AVG in Safe Mode failed when Windows tried to load two AVG drivers in System32.

    After bashing on AVG's forums for an answer, I found they had so many problems with this, they made a recovery disk that involved going into the System32/driver folder and turning the AVG .sys files into .bak. That fixed it for most people.

    If I was most people, I wouldn't be here. A new problem arised when AVG Watchdog still tried to startup on Bootup and now Safemode loading hungup on a file called Classpnp.sys. Attempting the similar fix with the AVG drivers by changing it to bak only made it hang up on something else.

    Taking advice from a diffrent site, I used the Emachines restore function to restore the OS to the factory defaults. Here comes the problem. When it finished and starts confering the settings.. it produces an error. The installer can't configer the drivers to the installed hardware....

    Let me restate that.. the FACTORY DEFAULTS does not work with the FACTORY HARDWARE. I have not changed one piece of hardware on that Laptop sense it was bought. (though as I type this, I remember I still have the wireless mouse plugged in...)

    Anyone have an idea that doesn't involve me buying a new OS?

    Now the Error says that it can't start the Installation. I'm losing hope...
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