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I got both machines back up by overwriting them with pukka atapi.sys files from my XP x86 machine.I don't believe this to be related to kaspersky...size of atapi.sys on Disk on BTW... With that big problem out of the way, it's now time to apply the February Black Tuesday patches. If you do not have one, press "Enter". 3. this content

A full virus/malware scan of the infected hard disk using a donor PC or Boot CD will be required in most cases to identify the Rootkit infected system files. There are some (unsupported by Microsoft) ways to put Windows recovery systems on memory cards and USB memory sticks. This cannot be protected by try-except,it must be protected by a Probe. Another earlier update may have been responsible but, in all honesty, I can't be sure about the second case.

tomdkat, Feb 19, 2010 #7 TOGG Joined: Apr 2, 2002 Messages: 5,765 In case anybody hasn't heard, the latest development in this saga is that MS have re-released the patch. Advertisement Recent Posts Syncing WMA files for a Zune... Hopefully it will help. They too gave us the BSoD.

Your thoughts or insights? Permalink Submitted by james (not verified) on Sun, 02/14/2010 - 17:56 I have got the blue screen problem. They have no interest in dead machines, only working zombies. Today I had four machines that exhibited symptoms that pointed to a MS security updates being the cause.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you! This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Why o Why, are you sending us to the looney bins with this crappy software update? The files were not infected, I was even able to reproduce this with a fresh install." This would imply that the latest version of atapi.sys is triggering the fault - notwithstanding

Users are naturally more interested in getting their computer functioning again than making sure it is secure. "Microsoft is investigating reports of an installation issue with a security update released on Permalink Submitted by Daniel Arbib (not verified) on Fri, 02/12/2010 - 11:21 Literally I have just had to re-install XPpro and all, repeat all the durrent updates and have not suffered Permalink Submitted by Christoph (not verified) on Fri, 02/12/2010 - 05:30 Just another addition: I can confirm what Chris says. Should I delete the "oldCatroot2" folder from the System32 folder? 2.

Permalink Submitted by M ALKINDUS (not verified) on Fri, 02/12/2010 - 11:50 I had the blue screen of death after installing the same patch KB977165 on my vista run PC. Get yourself all patched up, then make sure Automatic Updates is turned off. no issues foundi haven't tested yet, will do backup firstis there a way to disable kaspersky completely without uninstalling, so any update vs kaspersky issue are ruled out? I noticed your post over on MS's forum and followed your link here.

PS: I use fedora (eh, and I admit sometimes Ubuntu). news The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Here's my post from the other thread:Any info on these patches/problems or this fix or why the BSoD seems dependent on Kaspersky? I'm not sure if there's any connection between the patches I mention and KB977165 other than they seemed to have been pushed at the same time, but I've read other postings

C: Enter cd system32\drivers Enter ren atapi.sys atapi.old Enter (you replace the D: with whichever letter your cd drive is assigned) expand D:\i386\atapi.sy_ Enter You should see the message “1 file(s) References: http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=8209 http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/vistawu/thread/73cea559-ebbd-4274-96bc-e292b69f2fd1 Detailed Repair Instructions Using the Windows XP Recovery Console 1. The thread starter explains the problem at hand: "I updated 11 windows xp updates today from Microsoft.com and restarted my pc like it asked me to. (There has definitely been absolutely have a peek at these guys All is well!

Permalink Submitted by Brandon (not verified) on Sun, 02/14/2010 - 18:08 Reply to Mike: I think you are making the same mistake that I did on the first try. Since I use superantispyware Pro on all my client and my machines (which are around 100 give or take) and run scans frequently none of my clients had this issue you You want to do it on your C: drive.

I hope this helps.

Permalink Submitted by Brandon (not verified) on Sun, 02/14/2010 - 18:23 Sorry, my reply was to Will. If you have followed the steps above to get your computer booting again, it would be a good idea to back up your important data and reload your computer. * If I say legal because some brands like Symantec require a license to make such boot thingys. No, create an account now.

Advertisement tomdkat Trusted Advisor Thread Starter Joined: May 6, 2006 Messages: 7,143 Thanks to Cookiegal for keeping us up to date with this BSOD issue in this thread. Permalink Submitted by dev-null (not verified) on Wed, 02/17/2010 - 15:33 John - you said earlier: "I don;t want to hear this “crap” about malware/infections. http://home.comcast.net/~jblizz/Atapi_MD5_Checker.zip Permalink Submitted by tago (not verified) on Fri, 02/12/2010 - 23:51 Be careful about saying "multiple" scans prove that computer is clean. check my blog Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/904015 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

only way to get the PC back up and running was to remove the patch. www.hitmanpro.com Permalink Submitted by tago (not verified) on Sat, 02/13/2010 - 04:40 Yes, and they update with references to this tdss crap. Reboot and scan for malware Reboot your computer. As after it was finished went to a BLACK screen of death, yes I said black!

I have been fighting this bug since late last year.