BSoD Blue Screen Of Death Helpers
A typical event and answer….
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It would help everything if you noticed any name of anything and go to BleepingComputer.com. I hear you and understand you understand that you knew better than to keep using the computer without taking the few minutes to create an Emergency CD Repair disk to reinstall Windows to factory fresh after wiping the disk (erase all on it). Generally with the BSoD (Blue Screen Of Death) means you have to reinstall Windows unless you are really savvy with security.
You could try accessing the Windows Registry to delete malware entries manually. Fish through system32 and unknown program installations. HiJackFree can help with these things even though you may not yet be that advanced http://www.hijackfree.com/en/ …..We are talking start up processes items (executables and others) unfamiliar and autorun entries (if worm involved) Active X items as unknowns…. HiJackFree can help simply as it lists all these – what is actually loaded and running in your pc – in each section when you install it and use it anytime.
TRY USB DRIVE PORTABLE ANTIMALWARES…. You will need a USB Drive (sometimes called a thumb drive) and these look just like a USB Media stick but make SURE it is a DRIVE to operate these. They will NOT work on a USB Media stick (same price). About 12 to 22 USD (US Dollars) depending on size. A 2Gigabyte size is plenty of room for these and usually the smallest ones and they sell up to 8 gigs and higher. (These also store files like the usb media stick).
Emsisoft Emergency Kit Scanner (best detections)
The Emsisoft Emergency Kit contains a collection of programs that can be used without a software installation to scan and clean infected computers for malware.
ClamWin Portable (Antivirus, more) [FREE]
Antivirus to go…. ClamWin Portable is the popular ClamWin antivirus packaged as a portable app, so you can take your antivirus with you to scan files on the go. You can place it on your USB flash drive, iPod, portable hard drive or a CD and use it on any computer, without leaving any personal information behind.
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Standalone System Sweeper (Beta) [FREE]
Note “beta” means it is actually still a test version with ability of feedbacks from the community for any bugs found they need to correct. It then is released as normal “alpha” version.
Microsoft ships free malware cleaner that boots from CD or USB
June 1, 2011, 10:15am PDT In a move aimed at cutting down on support call costs, Microsoft has released a malware recovery tool that boots from a CD or USB stick. Ryan Naraine is a journalist and social media enthusiast specializing …
Portable Scanner (Antispyware) [FREE]
Follow the instructions below to download the SUPERAntiSpyware Portable Scanner. The scanner features our complete scanning and removal engine and will detect AND remove over 1,000,000 spyware/malware infections. The scanner does NOT install anything on your Start Menu or Program Files and does NOT need to be uninstalled. The scanner contains the latest definitions so you DO NOT need Internet Access on the infected system to scan.