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Re: Bad drivers after malware removal
« Reply #15 on: April 28, 2013, 05:35:21 PM »
Now the story gets more intriguing...why is it missing from your Vista install ? ?
   
 
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Re: Bad drivers after malware removal
« Reply #16 on: April 28, 2013, 06:19:00 PM »
It's not missing at least i hope its not, WINDOWS VISTA start up repair reports a bad driver.
This is the last driver it loads when I start windows normally before the screen flickers and then the computer restarts.
I am wondering if I can replace it from a working vista install.

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Re: Bad drivers after malware removal
« Reply #17 on: April 28, 2013, 06:25:42 PM »
Where is this Vista CD from that your using for the repair ? ?
And what exactly does it say on it ? ?
Just because it hangs on startup with a driver listed is no indication it's that driver at fault...
The more we go into this the more confusing it seems to get.
If it's not a legit Vista CD that's probably 1/2 the issue right there.
   
 
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Re: Bad drivers after malware removal
« Reply #18 on: April 29, 2013, 06:04:26 AM »
Its legit vista oem from acer

The dvd's repair gives me the same thing as vista's start up repair:
Windows was unable to repair your computer auto-maticly
Then it prompts me whether or not i want to report this to Microsoft.
and under the options is the option to view the details of the problem (2 of the 3 different screen shots)

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Re: Bad drivers after malware removal
« Reply #19 on: April 29, 2013, 06:21:04 PM »
Some more iPod pictures:

[recovering disk space, attachment deleted by admin]

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Re: Bad drivers after malware removal
« Reply #20 on: April 29, 2013, 06:39:47 PM »
I'm gonna have to pass on this one from here out...Good Luck.
   
 
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Re: Bad drivers after malware removal
« Reply #21 on: April 30, 2013, 05:42:06 AM »
I tried the crcdisk.sys from the recovery partition and from a different vista installation.
I will now wipe the drive and reinstall.

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Re: Bad drivers after malware removal
« Reply #22 on: May 02, 2013, 03:14:53 PM »
After vista failed to boot after many attempts of trying to install it, it occurred to me that one of the ram sticks could be bad.  Sure enough bios only reported one stick of ram.  (If you saw the screen shot of the model number I added 2 sticks of 256 ddr2) one wasn't in all the way and the other tested as bad.

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Re: Bad drivers after malware removal
« Reply #23 on: May 02, 2013, 05:30:05 PM »
I gave up after you stated you did a repair install from an OEM Acer CD.
   
 
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