Flip a coin and decide

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by tblount, Dec 17, 2009.

  1. tblount

    tblount New Member

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    FixShell.exe file released by Prevx yesterday shows nothing obviously malicious.
    It contains a valid XML manifest, and a code certificate backed by VeriSign. And
    in fact, on our test system with Sophos anti-malware installed, not only did the
    file not appear to run any process of its own on startup, it did not appear to
    do what Prevx said it would do: make adjustments to the System Registry. E-mails
    to known Prevx addresses bounced back this morning, as though no one were
    actually present at the firm.

    On a company blog, director of research at Prevx, Jacques Erasmus admits that
    the Black Screen of Death is in fact caused by malware, not by the Microsoft
    security patch. He adds, "We apologize to Microsoft for any inconvenience our
    blog may have caused."

    Here is their claim... it may fix something, who knows.

    One of the most knwon issues as far as Windows operating systems are concerned
    is the famous blue or black screen of death erros also known as bsod. Here is
    what to do to fix such an annoying error.
    1.Reboot your computer.
    2.Wait for the blue (or black) screen to appear.
    3.Now, Press the CTRL, ALT and DEL.
    4.Click Start Task Manager.
    5.Click the Application Tab.
    6.Click New Task.
    7.At this point enter this command: “C:\Program Files\ Internet Explorer\ iexplore.exeâ€Â￾ “http://info.prevx.com/download.asp?GRAB=BLACKSCREENFIXâ€Â￾
    8.The above command will try to download from the Internet (so, make sure that your Internet connection is ON!), a small program called Fixshell.exe.
    9.When prompted, click OK. Your Internet brwowser will start download the file from the Internet.
    10.Restart your computer.
    11.Done!
     
  2. gordbell09

    gordbell09 New Member

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    IT IS WORKING! i tried it and this and the problem is gone!
     
  3. tblount

    tblount New Member

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    So, this utility fixed your black screen of death? I'm wondering what it does, the people who analyzed it said it didn't modify the registry as Prevex claimes.
     

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