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Weirdest Thing Happened.... Stumps me. BSOD from USB cable and Interne


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The other day my computer was running fine, internet and all. Windows 7 SP1, have all latest updates also have Norton and it has always been updated. Went to go plug in a micro usb cable so I could transfer files to my phone and as soon as I plugged in the cord, I got an instant blue screen of death. I didn't catch what it said, but it rebooted about 10 seconds later. It comes back and all looks well except for the fact that it won't connect to the internet. I look in the network connections and it says nothing exists for me to connect to. I have 5 computers on my home network and they were all running fine. Well I decided I was going to uninstall my network adapter and reinstall it, maybe that would work. So I did that and it came back afterwards and said you need to put in the network pin from the router. So I do that and it connects.

Well after I get it connected, it does a domino effect to every other computer. The laptop in the kitchen (Vista) all the sudden shows that the router is blocked and it cannot connect. I tried to put the router pin in, and it didn't work. Tried to put the network password in, didn't work. It kept showing a red X on the router. We had to remove that as our option all together and reconnect. After that was fixed, the same issue went to the other 3 computers as well ((Bros)W7 SP1, XP Home and XP Pro Work computer). Same crap.

Today, I open my browser to realize my home page is no longer Google but Yahoo... I didn't catch it before until now. But I have been told that a lot of other settings besides internet settings on all the computers have been either defaulted or completely changed.

I have plugged that same USB cable into the same slot multiple times since then with nothing out of the ordinary. But I can say, it ONLY BSOD'd on my Windows 7 Machine.

Any ideas? Malware? Something odd?
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