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Forum: General Discussion 13 Nov 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 8,802
Posted By stefsj
Here are the screenshots - BEFORE ON RIGHT - new...

Here are the screenshots - BEFORE ON RIGHT - new ones on left

I didn't install any VISTA drivers - all this is after the Win 7 updates were complete. Diana, when you say you installed Vista...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Nov 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 8,802
Posted By stefsj
Hi Diana, Did you ever figure out the...

Hi Diana,

Did you ever figure out the problem? I have the same model computer and just installed win 7 32 bit. I read for the potential of many issues when installing win 7 on dv6885se, but...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Nov 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 4,900
Posted By stefsj
Well, I booted from the Win 7 CD and used the cmd...

Well, I booted from the Win 7 CD and used the cmd to 'clean all'. Let's hope it is all gone now. Any recommendations of what to do with the external hard drive that has all of my data? I think I will...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Nov 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 4,900
Posted By stefsj
Well, I think I am on course to re-write the...

Well,
I think I am on course to re-write the MBR through the Windows CD Recover portion and then do a clean install. I think I will let Windows 7 format instead of me doing zero-fill format.
Since...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Nov 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 4,900
Posted By stefsj
Yeah, I realize it is not a pretty picture. I...

Yeah, I realize it is not a pretty picture. I will read and wipe out. I am still wondering for the external drive however - it is 'potentially' infected, but when I run an anti-virus from a new clean...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Nov 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 4,900
Posted By stefsj
On the system drive. Since then, the data files...

On the system drive. Since then, the data files were backed up and the system drive and the backed up drive have been tested. AVG, MSE and Avast. Nothing. Only the tdsskiller have another "minor"...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Nov 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 4,900
Posted By stefsj
Thank for the response rubyrubyroo. So did...

Thank for the response rubyrubyroo.

So did you delete all of your data? Even music, pictures, word, excel, and other files? I just backed up everything on a external drive to be ready for...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Nov 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 4,900
Posted By stefsj
thank you both, this is very helpful. ...

thank you both, this is very helpful.
gregrocker, what is the best way to test for infections on the BIOS? I rather not flash it unless it is needed as well, but how can you know? this tdds rootkit...
Forum: Tutorials 06 Nov 2011
Replies: 240
Views: 811,325
Posted By stefsj
Thank you for the quick response! I am also...

Thank you for the quick response! I am also trying to flash my BIOS because I am afraid the rootkit might have gone there (or came from there). Do you recommend flashing the BIOS before I do this...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Nov 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 4,900
Posted By stefsj
Thank you Rich, that's why I think this link that...

Thank you Rich, that's why I think this link that I provided should work since it is directly from HP's web site. But the process seems "too" easy for flashing BIOS, isn't it? Simply states to run an...
Forum: Tutorials 06 Nov 2011
Replies: 240
Views: 811,325
Posted By stefsj
Hi Brink, I read through the steps and am...

Hi Brink,

I read through the steps and am about to try. I also read through the other questions but didn't see my question anywhere - I read that low-level format could possibly damage your hard...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Nov 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 4,900
Posted By stefsj
Thank you for the quick response. Seems like you...

Thank you for the quick response. Seems like you have done this before, so can you recommend a particular software to flash the BIOS with? And what should be the steps I take? I will read the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Nov 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 4,900
Posted By stefsj
BIOS virus and custom format from Windows 7.

Hello,

Recently I have found a rootkit on my computer, in particular rootkit.tdss.tdl4. From what I read only I got one of the best!

I have two questions:
First - how can I check if my BIOS...
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