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Disabled Devices following a virus


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#1 mugsy116

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Posted 19 October 2008 - 02:22 PM

Recently rid a gateway computer of an ael.worm and its many variants. However the virus disabled a lot of devices. Most of the devices I was able to unistall and then use the add hardware option to put back in working order. Some weren't so fortunate. For one I unistalled these devices and I cannont get them back..Audio Codecs, Legacy Audio devices, Legacy video capture devices, Media control devices and Video codecs. At startup i get a prompt for the new hardware wizard to install drivers for Microsoft Uaa Bus Driver for HIgh Definition Audio but i cant find anything for that. I went to the gateway site and updated the bios and chipset along with the hd realtek audio driver and video and fax modem drivers. After installing them device manager still shows the modem disabled, and i still have no audio device installed.

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Posted 19 October 2008 - 06:15 PM

Right click on those devices in the Device Manager and select Properties, then click on the Details tab, then on Hardware ID in the dropdown box. It should be in this format:

"PCI\VEN_4444&DEV_0016&SUBSYS_40090070&REV_01"

Post back what you find. Also, what is the model number of your computer?
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it.

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