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Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by drz01, Jan 31, 2007.

  1. drz01

    drz01 Weekend DJ

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    All of a sudden this virus shows up in my boot sector... Cleaned my boot sector reformat and fresh install shows up again anyone have any info on this virus?
     
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  3. drz01

    drz01 Weekend DJ

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    My virus scanner won't let me run a deep scan this is puzzling...
     
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    get kaspersky or nod32 30 day trials scan all your files then format and reinstall.
     
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    Wow, it's been a while since I've heard of someone's machine getting infected by a boot sector virus.
    Any idea where it came from?
     
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  7. drz01

    drz01 Weekend DJ

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    It started showing up when I installed new Catalyst Drivers for my video card. I cleaned my boot sector, wipe my drive clean reformat installed windows, installed antivirus installed all windows updates all was well then I installed drivers for my ati videocard and soundacard then antivirus program says I have a boot sector virus so one of the drivers may be the culprit...
     
  8. drz01

    drz01 Weekend DJ

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    Hello all I found the problem it was a motherboard chipset driver! After a fresh install no problem, as soon as I installed the driver my antivirus poped up with the boot sector virus. Uninstalled driver and all was good again, downloaded driver from an alternate site reinstalled and all is good again...
     
    Last edited: Feb 1, 2007