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Blue Screen Of Death!

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Posted 13 April 2006 - 05:31 AM

I've been searching for ages and i don't seem to be able to solve the problem...heres a screen shot of whats goin on:

It's located here as it won't let me load up!


Any ideas please?

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#2 Albert Frankenstein

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Posted 13 April 2006 - 06:19 AM

Can you boot the computer in safe mode by hitting the F8 key repeatedly at bootup and making the proper selection from the list that presents itself?

If so, do a search for the file afd.sys. The Windows version resides in C:\Windows\System32\drivers If you find it in C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 then it is probably malware and needs removal.

Another idea is to choose Last Known Good Configuration from the same list.

If you can't boot the computer, you could always take out the hard drive and install it in a second computer as a slave. Then you should be able to conduct a search on the hard drive, either automatically or manually.

That would be the first thing I would suspect. But there can be many causes. Do you have Sygate installed on this computer? If so, look to the makers of Sygate for the fix.

You can search Microsoft's Knowledge Base HERE.

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Posted 13 April 2006 - 10:01 AM

Have you installed anything - either hardware or software just before the onset of this problem?

Can you pinpoint exactly when this first began?

If you can, the best and easiest way to resolve the problem would be to use the Windows System Restore utility to reset your computer to the system state that it was in before this problem began.

You access the Windows System Restore utility by clicking the start button, then programs>accessories>system tools>system restore and the System Restore wizard will give you the choice of restore points that have been saved. Since the default settings of System Restore set restore points automatically whenever you make changes to your system, unless you deleted them intentionally, there should be one predating the onset of the problem you are experiencing.

Use it - that is exactly what it is designed for.

Edited by Enthusiast, 13 April 2006 - 10:03 AM.


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Posted 17 April 2006 - 08:18 PM

Sorry for the slow reply but i've not been online much!

I only get afflicted by this problem occasionally it's just an annoying problem!

I have checked out the windows website and it ain't helping!

I think it may be DVD shrink 3.2....but it's an invaluble program for me!

I think i may just do a full format and reinstal Win XP pro.


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