Discussion in 'other software & services' started by LoneWolf, Feb 11, 2010.
One of the reasons that I do not let the updates install automatically.
I am still at XP Sp2 level, I have not updated to SP3.
I have installed selected updates, like the conficker patch.
Other than that, I ride the wind and trust in my ability to keep out of trouble.
In Microsoft I do not have...
Trust? For me, that went away a-loooong time ago.
Whether Billware, Apple or Nix, my goals remain the same - to help folks utilize their OS, regardless of choice.
Admirable goals indeed...but for me I just try to be aware of what is going on, i.e. reading posts by more knowledgeable folk than me.
All good things you can pass along. Isn't that what it's about - sharing?
I got this problem. Could not figure out why I couldn't shut windows down, or run system restore.Kept getting an error and blue screen ot shut down. I can start windows, just not shut it down. Wonder how many others have this problem and can't figgure it out.
Looks as if it might be malware related. Here's a fix, which even if it's not a malware problem won't do any harm doing it.
Microsoft Update KB977165 triggering widespread BSOD
So if this is "Tdss-rootkit" my first question is "which antimalwares detect this?" Since it is not really "new" I am not surprised Prexv does (I am sure many others, too.)
dss rootkit silently owns the net
This is exactly what I'm experiencing. I rebooted my PC a few days ago and got the BSOD with atapi.sys in the tech information. I downloaded and burned UBCD and booted from it. I've tried several programs to repair it but none were successful. Is there a sure fire fix for this problem? I can't afford to drop big bucks on this by taking it to a repair shop and since this could possibly be a Microsoft induced problem, shouldn't they provide free support to reslove this issue?
TDL3 rootkit is related to this BSOD. See this thread.
I downloaded and installed the Microsoft updates that included KB977165 and have experienced no problems to date. What do the experts recommend? Should I leave well enough alone or should I delete the KB977165 update? I of course am assuming that it can be deleted. As always I appreciate all replies and would thank you in advance.
Try Rootkit.Win32.TDSS remover. It is freeware dose a deep scan.
If you have no problems you have nothing to worry about!
Nearly all, but there are many variants, see here: https://www.microsoft.com/security/portal/Threat/Encyclopedia/Search.aspx?query=TDSS
Try post 4 or 5 here. 4 is preferred but 5 should work if you can't perform 4...
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