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Offline !Donovan

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Computer Crashed ~ Why? ~ Is a virus doing this?
« on: May 10, 2009, 07:35:32 PM »
While I was downloading a Torrent and recording a video, my computer suddenly crashed. I don't know why It did. :(

Running in the taskbar (left):
uTorrent 1.8.2
Internet Explorer
CamStudio / Flashing

Running in the taskbar (right):
uTorrent Icon
Avast! Icon
Sound Icon
CamStudio Icon

I don't know if DSSAgent came back or a hidden malware downloader is downloading viruses that make my computer crash or what. Maybe someone is spying on me this very moment sending pictures of what I'm doing and keyloggers.

Also, the last time I had this crashing problem was last year when it crashed on my favorite game, SRB2.
« Last Edit: May 10, 2009, 07:41:57 PM by Donovansrb10 »
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Re: Computer Crashed ~ Why? ~ Is a virus doing this?
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2009, 08:55:00 PM »
Please, go to folder \windows\minidump and send the newest (recent) .mdmp files for analysis. There is also C:\Windows\Memory.dmp file.
Better if you can compress (zip) them and add some information about the BSOD and the link for this thread.  ;)

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Re: Computer Crashed ~ Why? ~ Is a virus doing this?
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2009, 09:23:39 PM »
I sent the file to vlk (sign) avast (dot) com. Now what should I do?
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Re: Computer Crashed ~ Why? ~ Is a virus doing this?
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2009, 09:26:57 PM »
I sent the file to vlk (sign) avast (dot) com. Now what should I do?
Wait for the most busy man in avast to have some time to analyze it... I'm not sure he can give any priority to this as avast 5 is being hardly developed.
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