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figarojones

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XP not booting, even in safe mode, and hangs on aswrvrt.sys
« on: January 25, 2014, 12:00:34 AM »
I followed the instructions found here and have included FRST.txt. Please help.

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Re: XP not booting, even in safe mode, and hangs on aswrvrt.sys
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2014, 12:42:53 PM »
Do you have the XP recovery console installed ?

If so start the recovery console and at the command prompt type the following and then try a reboot :@

chkdsk c: /r

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Re: XP not booting, even in safe mode, and hangs on aswrvrt.sys
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2014, 10:34:55 PM »
Unfortunately, I didn't install the revery console and my XP install disc isn't offering me the option. I haven't used Reatogo before, so is there a way to run recovery console through there?

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Re: XP not booting, even in safe mode, and hangs on aswrvrt.sys
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2014, 10:36:23 PM »
We cqan try

From Reatogo open a command prompt and type in the following then press enter :

chkdsk c: /r

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Re: XP not booting, even in safe mode, and hangs on aswrvrt.sys
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2014, 06:17:22 AM »
Ran it, and it fixed several issues. THANKS! I ran FRST after and I have attached the output file.

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Re: XP not booting, even in safe mode, and hangs on aswrvrt.sys
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2014, 01:05:11 PM »
You may have a partial installation of the Blackbeard Trojan

Initially I will try a restore point before I attempt to fix the file

Download the attached fixlist.txt to the same location as FRST
Run FRST and press FIX
Once completed then try a normal boot


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Re: XP not booting, even in safe mode, and hangs on aswrvrt.sys
« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2014, 06:14:17 PM »
SWEET! It started! Thankyouthankyouthankyouthankyou!

Should I run a full system scan, or will a quick scan be sufficient?

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Re: XP not booting, even in safe mode, and hangs on aswrvrt.sys
« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2014, 06:18:02 PM »
Run a quick scan with Avast

Then I will take a look see with OTL

Download OTL  to your Desktop
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  • Double click on the icon to run it. Make sure all other windows are closed and to let it run uninterrupted.


  • Select All Users
  • Select LOP and Purity
  • Under the Custom Scan box paste this in
netsvcs
BASESERVICES
%SYSTEMDRIVE%\*.exe
c:\program files (x86)\Google\Desktop
c:\program files\Google\Desktop
dir "%systemdrive%\*" /S /A:L /C
/md5start
rpcss.dll
/md5stop
CREATERESTOREPOINT


  • Click the Run Scan button. Do not change any settings unless otherwise told to do so. The scan wont take long.
    • When the scan completes, it will open two notepad windows. OTL.Txt and Extras.Txt. These are saved in the same location as OTL.
    • Attach  both logs

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Re: XP not booting, even in safe mode, and hangs on aswrvrt.sys
« Reply #8 on: January 26, 2014, 07:12:50 PM »
Done and done. Thank you again. Whatever they're paying you, it's not enough.

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Re: XP not booting, even in safe mode, and hangs on aswrvrt.sys
« Reply #9 on: January 26, 2014, 09:19:28 PM »
Looks good, the restore replaced the forged file with a good copy :)

All well now ?

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Re: XP not booting, even in safe mode, and hangs on aswrvrt.sys
« Reply #10 on: January 26, 2014, 10:38:55 PM »
Everything is good! Thanks a million!

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Re: XP not booting, even in safe mode, and hangs on aswrvrt.sys
« Reply #11 on: January 26, 2014, 10:55:42 PM »
Run OTL and press the cleanup button to remove it and its associated files :)