Question About Microsoft Update KB977165
All rights reserved. Permalink Submitted by John Sinclair (not verified) on Fri, 02/12/2010 - 01:00 I've just encountered a laptop that wouldn't boot after the update. Permalink Submitted by Brandon (not verified) on Sun, 02/14/2010 - 18:23 Sorry, my reply was to Will. I've got another question on the forum about what I should do about "restoring" system restore! have a peek here
May also run in conjunction with atapi.sys.tmp. Tools used: WinPE with a clean copy of atapi.sys Combofix - run everytime...(only download from bleepingcomputer.com...all others are a hoax and make you pay for free utility) ATF from Atribune - C: Enter cd system32\drivers Enter ren atapi.sys atapi.old Enter (you replace the D: with whichever letter your cd drive is assigned) expand D:\i386\atapi.sy_ Enter You should see the message “1 file(s) tomdkat, Feb 18, 2010 #1 Sponsor Mumbodog Joined: Oct 3, 2007 Messages: 7,891 The whole point of a rootkit is to go undetected, depending on the type of rootkit and
Windows Live Essentials Do you (or anyone else reading this) have an opinion on the pros/cons of installing these updates? Granted, it was not reformatted due to infection, it was due to the lameness that they call Vista, had been becoming more and more slow since day of purchase one year Advertisement Recent Posts Syncing WMA files for a Zune... folder.
Other optional MS updates? (I have been avoiding these because I do not think they would be useful to me): a. Best wishes, OneMug aka Josh You may like to read this link, I have had my Windows Updates turned off since I read it. The time now is 11:00 AM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of Jim, thanks for showing me how to get rid of that pesky KB977165 installation loop!
No, create an account now. The affected file should be first renamed to atapi.old and the replacement copied in.I also manualy ran ran the KB uninstaller spuninst batch file to uninstall the KB update from within You probably typed (cd system32\drivers) to the cd drive. It gave no other options after several times of reboot, so I shut it down for the nite and tried again this morning.
What numeric version of SUPERAntiSpyware are you running? Enter the following command: map Look for the drive letter for your CD drive. Permalink Submitted by Brandon (not verified) on Sun, 02/14/2010 - 18:08 Reply to Mike: I think you are making the same mistake that I did on the first try. I'm not sure if there's any connection between the patches I mention and KB977165 other than they seemed to have been pushed at the same time, but I've read other postings
Those in the United States can contact Customer Service and Support at no charge using the PC Safety hotline at 1-866-727-2338 (PCSAFETY). Share this post Link to post Share on other sites SUPERAntiSpy Site Admin Administrators 3310 posts LocationEugene, OR Posted February 9, 2011 · Report post Today after installing the latest On a secondary note, I think it would be great for the Automatic Update process to be updated to make sure the base OS is "clean" *before* trying to update anything. I scan every system with it now and if it doesn't find anything, it merely puts up a clean report of half a dozen zeros.
the issue has not been corrected yet by Microsoft- they just pulled the update kb977165 that was causing the issue which seems to come from a underlining rootkit on their computers navigate here I wonder if they read this thread. Navigation Archive Recent articles Gmail Corrupting Attachments How Not to Email Your Customers Something Amazing Just Happened On SOPA, PIPA and the Internet Blackouts Fedora 15 with stock kernel on Rackspace This way you are in control of what is downloaded and installed on your system.
Many popular AVs did not recognize it at VirusTotal. tomdkat, Feb 19, 2010 #7 TOGG Joined: Apr 2, 2002 Messages: 5,765 In case anybody hasn't heard, the latest development in this saga is that MS have re-released the patch. Luckily in this house, (and probably yours) we are the professionals !!! Check This Out The files were not infected, I was even able to reproduce this with a fresh install.
I think there is something seriously wrong with the update. Permalink Submitted by Bill (not verified) on Mon, 02/15/2010 - 23:16 I notice Michael Bristow above (2010-02-12 at 11:48) said, "only way to get the PC back up and running was Why I said a "scan" does not have to mean much unless tool is hunting this down effectively.
Kaspersky obviously did not cause a problem if it was installed on a system and the three patches were not.
Unstable GPU Desktop building advice&builds problem with Gpen F509, non stop... Permalink Submitted by Juanjo (not verified) on Sat, 02/13/2010 - 06:43 I don't get it... Great! Most of the discussion has been about KB977165 which as I understand it was a 32 bit patch.
Also, when you boot from cd you can't write to the make the changes to the atapi.sys file. When rebooted, it told me that there was no registry, then no hard drive! Thanks Permalink Submitted by Jim Blizzard (not verified) on Fri, 02/12/2010 - 12:00 Very nice work Patrick, We have seen this occur on a few machines at the FAA so I this contact form It's easy!
Community Software by Invision Power Services, Inc. × Existing user? The majority of users who are complaining about the issue are on Windows XP, but some users in the thread mention this occurs for them on Windows Server 2003 and Windows Office Live add-in b. If it is not broke, don't be fixing it.
They will assist you on this particular problem and just in case somthing went wrong, they can correct it instantly. kind regards, __________________ Learning each day 02-15-2010, 01:29 PM #12 OneMug Registered Member Join Date: Dec 2007 Posts: 35 OS: Win7 SP1, XP SP3 still going Final thanks Permalink Submitted by Defender2803 (not verified) on Mon, 02/15/2010 - 15:40 You guys are funny. Hopefully it will help.
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