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Xico

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Thank you for your help. A fresh msinfo log is attached below.

Is there anything else that could be causing my BSOD besides malware? I just want to make sure my options are covered before I do something as drastic as a reinstall.

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If afraid not, the msinfo log show's signs of very deep rooted malware. Although many infections can be "cleaned" the only sure fire way to know 100% that the machine is safe would be a reinstall. If you chose, i'm sure the Malware Tech's can help clean the system pretty well. But I don't recommend it in this case.
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Please post in the Malware forum as suggested by Ectech on Post #10 .
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Please post in the Malware forum as suggested by Ectech on Post #10 .


I'll do so asap. :)

I'd really rather not install, since I'm not sure I can. I have the disks, but I have a problem with my DVDROM drive; the one that came with the computer broke, and I had to chop an older DVDROM out of another computer in order to restore a semblance of functionality to my computer. The imported DVDROM drive is read-only and I don't have an A: drive on this computer. I use a Linksys router to connect to another computer and share its internet connection. I can't backup my info (no capability to write to a disk or external drive) and if I reinstall, I'll lose the driver for the imported DVDROM that allows me to install my Linksys driver and thus connect to the internet. I can't get the DVDROM driver without being able to connect to the internet, and I can't connect to the internet without first being able to use my DVDROM drive. If I have problems after reinstalling I'm literally on my own.

Do I have any other options? I've heard (via Google) that my BSOD could've been caused by anything from bad RAM to any one of a number of driver problems. My funds are non-existant at this point, and at best I'd have to wait 4+ months before I'd have a chance of upgrading or changing anything. I don't want to lose my computer to something this random. :-/

Edited by Xico, 15 June 2009 - 08:24 AM.

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For about 25.99 you can purchase another DVD\cd burner...

From Newegg here...

It is not as expensive to replace this as you may think... unless you are in another country...

Good luck

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I buckled under and bought another DVD/CD drive. Gonna reinstall Windows and give this a go. Wish me luck. :)
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