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Serrious Error

Discussion in 'Games' started by Maverick24, Apr 1, 2008.

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  1. Maverick24

    Maverick24 Thread Starter

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    when i start my computer(Xp pro)
    i get a msg saying that the system has recovered from a serious error
    also when i click shutdown,screen goes black and the computer restarts
    also i have Kaspersky AV,and it tells me it has detected Rootkit,in system 32,
    i believe i will have to install OS again
    would that do it?
    I don`t want to delete or format my computer
    What should i do?
    Also i have cable int
    it happened prev as well
    The Online light on the modem keeps on flashing
     
  2. Elvandil

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    If you really have a rootkit, completely wiping the drive may be the only solution. Microsoft recommends this for rootkit removal since they basically install driver-level components that override the system kernel.

    But, just in case this is a minor bug or easily removed one, post a log from HijackThis in the Malware forum and ask for help from the experts.
     
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