Missing AMDK8.sys

By Killer93
Nov 29, 2008
  1. Event Type: Error
    Event Source: Service Control Manager
    Event Category: None
    Event ID: 7026
    Date: 11/29/2008
    Time: 6:52:53 PM
    User: N/A
    Computer: OWNER-7486CD808
    The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:

    For more information, see Help and Support Center at

    Computer is locking up like crazy and that ^ was in my event viewer. The file is missing from the system32 folder :(

    Running AMD 6400+ Dual Core, ATI 3870, ASUS M3a Mobo, WinXP Home, 4 GB RAM, 500W PSU
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,185   +225

    You may be infected by a virus, spyware and other malware
  3. mica3speedy

    mica3speedy TS Rookie Posts: 89

    I believe that amdk8.sys is a file that you can extract from a windows xp disc. You may be able to either copy the file, or do a repair installation of windows.
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