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Windows 7: 45,120 events in event viewer, I have a keylogger


12 Apr 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Help me please Need to Switch to ahci from irst

I have Been getting bsod xd1 from iastora.sys I have come to the conclusion that I want it gone and want to switch to ahci and get rid of irst. Only problem is I heard you have to reinstall to do that and I don't want to. I really need this done and I'm scared because I get bsod in the middle of dayz and writing papers and its annoying.


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12 Apr 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Hi Amingst

See if the tutorial below will help

AHCI : Enable in Windows 7 / Vista
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12 Apr 2013   #3
Microsoft MVP

 

What is your current SATA controller mode setting in BIOS setup?

IRST is not a storage controller mode but a driver that gets installed for your hardware which if not needed for RAID can be disabled in Services.msc as explained in this thread: Intel Rapid Storage Technology boot slowing
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13 Apr 2013   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

It is set to Intel Smart Response Technology
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13 Apr 2013   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

also if i do what you said gregrocker, will that stop the iastora.sys bsod with error code 0xd1
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13 Apr 2013   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I have found out my problems are a result of a keylog. I checked event viewer and it has 45k events all warnings and errors going back to october. I need to fix this now.
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13 Apr 2013   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
45,120 events in event viewer, I have a keylogger

I have a keylogger in my system, i need to remove it without a reinstall or my pc crashing
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13 Apr 2013   #8
Microsoft MVP

 

Run a full scan with Malwarebytes, SUPERAntiSpyware.com - Downloads and your AV. What is your AV?

Report back what it finds.

What are the other settings choices besides Intel Rapid Storage technology?
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13 Apr 2013   #9
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

How do you know you have a keylogger?
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13 Apr 2013   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Is it a virus or malware detected by some security software, or is it a program you installed on your own? If so, just uninstall though control panel, or else, your antivirus may help.
Anyway, what has that to do with the event viewer and its many events? Often, malware, or even normal keyloggers don't write to it to avoid detection, I think.
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