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BSOD on boot, pretty sure it was caused by a virus


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Hello,

Last night while browsing (a trusted site too...) my anti-virus went off "threat detected" and before I could read what it said, my computer reset! When Windows loaded again, my desktop appeared then all of a sudden, BSOD. I am using Windows Vista 64 Bit.

I have tried booting in Safe Mode, and I still get the BSOD. In the BSOD, before it resets I am able to see that it is a Stop Error in IASTOR.SYS

Sorry, this is the only information I know at the moment.

At my disposal I have another computer running the same OS, as well as multiple hard drive enclosures if I needed to remove the hard drive from the infected machine in order to work on it as a separate drive. Would a virus like this be able to duplicate it's self onto a new computer if I had the infected drive set up as an external drive?

I have had bad luck with this machine... :D

Edited by Mumps, 23 April 2011 - 03:57 PM.

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Any help? If this isn't in the right forum, please could a mod move this?
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