I am trying to get my new computer set up (it was custom built) and other than the trojans and viruses I have been inundated with (and maybe now have under control); my system seems to work fine until I try to access the internet. I was using IE, but was able to download Firefox. However, within minutes after plugging my CATV into the computer and attempting to do ANYTHING, specifically, access the internet I get a "shut down" message with 30 sec to shut down and reboot to the effect: NT Authority/Security, WINNT/System/32/lsass.exe, code 128 and the it will reboot. It behaves almost like the sasser virus, but, if I shut it down and reboot cold, it is fine until I attempt to access the internet again. Verizon DSL says this is two viruses...one of which they said was sasser. Well, I've experienced the REAL sasser back in May and this is not behaving in that exact same manner. Besides, I've run the original sasser cleaner and my drive is clean. Two other pieces of information: The DSL modem is a Westell, which was working perfectly fine on my old computer; plus I had a Linksys router installed. I've been unable to load drivers for either piece of hardware via the supplied CD; however, I was able to download the drivers via the net (before getting that NT Authority/Security shut-down message). So now the modem is active but Linksys still does not recognize the internet connection. I don't know if any of this is related; but would feel much better if I could get my Linksys up and running again. Help...please...my long blonde hair is falling out with the help of me pulling it out and I won't look good as a bald blonde.