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Windows 7: Old version of command prompt and cannot run scannow

14 Apr 2013   #21

Windows 7 starter 32 bit

OK I still have the random crash from athr.sys

redirect back to this thread: BSOD at random intervals arthr.sys?

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14 Apr 2013   #22

Windows 7 Home Premium


Please upload following file to:

If the file is listed as already analyzed, click on: Reanalyse file

When the results page appears, click the down arrow with More details located below the Analysis date.
Copy the information, which should look like the following:

File size:
322.5 KB ( 330264 bytes )
File name:
File type:
Win32 EXE
Detection ratio:
0 / 46
Analysis date:
2013-04-14 03:40:58 UTC ( 0 minutes ago )

Please post the file information.

Also, once the file is scanned, and you see the full results page on your screen, go up to the address bar at the top of the browser, and copy the http:\\etc. address there.

Then, also provide the http:\\ address to the results page in your reply.
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15 Apr 2013   #23

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1


I think I see a method to your madness.

Your trying to determine if the athr.sys file has been corrupted or not.
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15 Apr 2013   #24
x BlueRobot


Just updating you on the BSOD, directly blames the athur.sys driver, and there also seems to be some issues with the onboard graphics too.
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15 Apr 2013   #25

Windows 7 starter 32 bit

Nothing detected:
SHA256: c7a2fe96571bd1fb78371810f282d6feb43e62a52ba4c43fa226bb9ae87df75c SHA1: 682904ae90252b407f7c637261d2518bfb21908a MD5: c910b8ebe20289565a55d9b8904e1563 File size: 2.0 MB ( 2101760 bytes ) File name: athr.sys File type: Win32 EXE Detection ratio: 0 / 43 Analysis date: 2011-11-26 01:43:41 UTC ( 1 year, 4 months ago )
Web address:
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15 Apr 2013   #26

Windows 7 Home Premium

Thanks, jtkm.

Just wanted to make sure athr.sys was not infected. It checks out as a driver for the Atheros CB42/CB43/MB42/MB43 Network Adapters.

You are in good hands with the BSOD folks.

@x BlueRobot,

Thanks for the update.


There is no method, it is just madness!!
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