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Blank, black screen. Antivirus 2009?

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#1 docskid


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Posted 08 February 2009 - 08:57 AM

Hi. I was infected with Antivirus 2009 or something similar about a week ago. Ran malwarebytes (I think that's the correct name) and have had no problems since. I was scanning some photos when the program shut down and went to blue screen with message that windows had encountered a problem and shut down. I turned off my laptop and tried to reboot but have gotten nothing but a blank, black screen. No cursor, no login info, no options. Have tried F8. Have removed and reinserted RAM. Tried starting up with and without battery. Tried connecting to external monitor.

My laptop is an HP dv1660se running Windows with SP3.

Any help greatly appreciated.

Additional info: My antivirus software is eset NOD 32.

Is this likely to be an infection, or should I post this problem under hardware/video forum?

Edited by docskid, 08 February 2009 - 09:22 AM.

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Posted 08 February 2009 - 07:09 PM

I would try the Vista or XP forum, whichever applies, first
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#3 docskid

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Posted 09 February 2009 - 09:19 AM

Thanks. I'll try posting there.

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