Blue screen after open an P2P filesharing program

By Paracite ยท 6 replies
Feb 19, 2006
  1. Heyah, this problem is starting to bug me of badly!!
    About 4 days ago i got a Backdoor Trojan which infected my computer really badly, got 1300 errors in my registry, about 100 files severely infected and damaged, once i got everything removed, using many different programs, i have been enountering this proble: Everytime i open a p2p sharing prograg, after about 1 minute, my pc crashes i get a blue screen, and the it restarts...?!
    I really don't know what to do, i tried system restore point, but didn't work!

    My PC specs are (incase they r needed)
    Intel Pentium IV 2,4Ghz
    Chaintech nVidia Geforce FX 5600 256mb
    Maxtor 80gb Hard disk
    768mb RAM
    Windwos XP Pro

    Please, any help is appriciated!!
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    P2P programmes are notorious for infecting computer systems with viruses.

    Back up you important data, and reformat, and reinstall. Then, stay away from P2P Programmes.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
  3. Paracite

    Paracite TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Uhh, well i didn't get the trojan from these p2p programs, i got it from a file that i d-loaded directly from an internet page, the trojan was inside a .RAR file.. is there really no other way to fix the problem, when i report this error to microsoft, the say that they think it is one of my devices driver, but that they do not have the sollution for this yet
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Ok. Lets see if we can get your system cleaned up, without resorting to a reformat then.

    Open a new thread in the security and the web forum, after following these instructions.

    Go HERE and have your computer scanned.

    Then, go and read both these threads by RBS. Follow all the instructions exactly.

    How to remove Trojans and its ilk! and How to remove Begin2search / coolwebsearch and other nasties.

    Then see. How to post your Hijackthis log-file as an ATTACHMENT.

    Only post your HJT log into your new thread, when you`ve completed the above.

    Regards Howard :)
  5. Paracite

    Paracite TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Ok, repairing didn't fix the problem, my pc got just a litle bit more stable... but then again, more problems ocured... tried to uninstal some programs, but it kept telling me that unable to find MSI and blah blah blah..

    It drove me crazy so i've now done a fresh install of windows.. so far so good!

    Thank you again for your help and time!

    (huh?? why did this message jump over here?!?!)
  6. Paracite

    Paracite TS Rookie Topic Starter

    hmm, thank you verry much for the help, i've gone allmost trough the whole process, but still the problem occures. So i'm going to repair my windows and see if that will fix the problem, otherwise re-install!

    Thank you again! i really appriciate it :grinthumb

    Gonna backupp everything now :slurp:
  7. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Ok. Sounds sensible.

    Please let us know how you get on.

    Regards Howard :)
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