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so i downloaded modio and usb xtaf 2 hours ago. i was on firefox when that froze and a message apeared saying my amd driver failed then worked, then my laptop froze, so i force shutdown and tirned on and the windows came up, then the usual black screen but i just get the blinking dash thing that u get when you type at the top left of the screen, then nothing. i restarted agian and went into safemode with networking, id like to know if anyone knows what im dealing with, a virus or corrupted files in the os. im running windows 7 64 bit home edition on a lenovo laptop that is fairly new. help please!?!?
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Hello, refirst. The error you're getting is most likely not caused by a virus, but just a software issue with your graphics drivers.

Can you try and boot from the Last Known Good Configuration? If that does not work, use your windows disk to run a repair.
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Originally Posted by Lord Xeb View Post
Use linux, problem solved
Not really, then when something breaks he will have to thumb through hundreds of threads in various forums asking for help when something goes wrong or breaks. Linux is great but when it breaks on a newbie, it is no longer fun.

EDIT: To the OP, it probably isn't a virus and E-Peen offers a good solution, but it wouldn't hurt to run your anti virus program just to be sure. You can also try the system restore like go back to a day when you did not have these problems and see if that fixes your issue as well. Also have you check AMD website to see if there is maybe an updated driver?
Edited by gabead - 11/2/11 at 6:00am
    
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