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Hard drive properties shows high GB used, BSOD on start


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mjarret1

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Have done as requested on the Malware and Spyware Cleaning Guide.
installed/ran:tfc, sysrestorepoint, erunt, malwarebytes, windows live onecare and safescan for windows. Updated windows.
stopped at rootrepeal. it will not work on Vista 64bit.
We have a 2 month old computer.
Keep getting the BSOD at start-up. error....STOP:0X00000124
The computer seems to lock-up a lot.
The hard drive properties shows 95gb used and is constantly increasing. We have only about 50gb installed. It
weht up to 175gb a week ago, back down to 46gb again after finding a trojan with Malwarebytes, like i say though it is back to over 95gb.
hp pavilion 9180f pc.
1 tb hard drive
9gb ram
nvidia gts 250 video card.
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Also I have already formated the drive once. This problem seems to return. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
rgds........mj
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HERE IS THE LOG.
Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.41
Database version: 2926
Windows 6.0.6002 Service Pack 2

10/14/2009 8:29:45 AM
mbam-log-2009-10-14 (08-29-45).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 80086
Time elapsed: 2 minute(s), 7 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
(No malicious items detected)
\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\
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mjarret1

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It looks like saved system restore points needed to be deleted.
Deleating them solved the outragious increase in used hard drive space.
Ran chkdsk. it may have solved the BSOD problem as well.
Hope this helps someone else. rgds.

Edited by mjarret1, 19 October 2009 - 10:45 AM.

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