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Windows 7: BSODs and program shutdowns, seemingly at random

05 May 2013   #1

WIndows 7 Ultimate x64
BSODs and program shutdowns, seemingly at random

After having recently contracted a virus of some sort, I've been experiencing various issues with my PC, despite having removed the infection and having reinstalled a bunch of drivers. I've run a couple of virus/malware cscans as well as system &registry cleaners but so far, nothing has helped.

Currently, my browser (firefox) as well as numerous other programs(winamp, the gimp, video players, etc.) shut down at odd moments, seemingly without provocation, and occasionally the entire system shuts down with a BSOD (IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL).

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05 May 2013   #2
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Windows 7 Ult. x64

You have some interesting entries in your HOSTS file

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