DemonOfElru Posted October 10, 2007 Share Posted October 10, 2007 :cool: Hi, I'm new here, but not new to fixing computer problems. But this thing has me stumped. After extensive internet searching, a whole (24 hours) day of trying to get my computer functioning normally, no progress. I use Windows XP SP2 and was uninstalling old ATi Catalyst drivers (7.9, the latest) and installing 7.7's (per AMD customer support's directions from an actual agent) which pertained to a whole 'nother issue. But now, now... my god. My services aren't starting, about 95% of them are stopped. What the?! I go to services from the control panel and a big, static gray box is there instead of anything else. I go to the second tab and try to start a service only to get the "Error 193: 0xc1" error. I cannot install anything (new MSI for installshield 8.0 version is what I tried, for the video drivers were that version). I get the "RVC server cannot be found" error when I now try to install my 7.5 (or any other) ATi video drivers and/or catalyst software. I've tried safe mode, enabling and disabling services in msconfig, I feel like it's the whole shablam. And i'm lost. I've updated everything on my system (chipset drivers, bios etc.) because I was having issues with video card compatibility/performace (got an x1550 after my 9800 pro 128mb frying). I thought it was perhaps a worm or some other malware and I've used TrendMicro and my wits (as I cannot boot Norton after all this, or much of anything else most of the time) to figure out it's probably not that anymore. I've tried and done all of these: HijackThis, Dial-a-Fix, old drivers, new drivers. Registry cleaner (Uniblue), Ad-aware, Chkdsk, sfc /scannow. I have my .logs from WindowsUpdate, HijackThis, Dial-a-Fix, and whatever else might be requested of me. Attached is my HijackThis log in a .txt form and a screenshot of my services tab that is definitely abnormal. I did download a .rar file from a less-than-trustworthy source which was corrupt (I then deleted it), which I thought may have been the source of some malware, but at this point I think not. I feel that this case is special and hopefully presents a fun challenge for the experts. If not I'm sorry, but either way, *PLEASE* help.hijackthis.txt Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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