Question about E-Machines M5305 Notebook
Just installed Kaspersky antivirus on my laptop and after deleting the "first" suspect file, the machine kept trying to reboot and failed. When I tried to boot to safe mode, it stops at the "atisgkaf.sys" in the load sequence.
Am I toast?
Can I correct the problem without unearthing my recovery disks (if I infact have any ... I seem to recall the info was on the harddrive but I may not have created any disks ... oops).
Is there a boot disk I can find which will use the info on the machine?
Please send response to email@example.com because my only consistent access right now is my blackberry.
I'm working on the same problem.
The ati sys file is the video driver for the ati graphics card.
Not sure if we can remove it and let windows manage the XGA with a generic driver.
Some posts metion problem with the onboard non-removeable memory modules. My BSOD says something about beginning dump of physical memory no matter what chip I put in and also with no chip (just onboard).
Since laptops have heat issues and sneaky weak soldering on the ram and video chips it's bound to be a bad video or onboard ram chip.
Should be a workaround. I'm going to try to renaming or disabling the ati driver and see if it boots. Problem right now is getting back into safe mode. Will try to boot with CD support after I restore the registry files.
Posted on Aug 04, 2008
Recovery or restore, after unistalling the Kaspersky antivirus.
Posted on Jun 20, 2008
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Possible that PC is hanging up as there is
fault on the OS (operating system) or a virus in the OS. Also it is possible
that the backup battery (CMOS) has low voltage or the memory card is a suspect.
In this case you need to check the voltage and also try and swap a memory card.
Sometimes the memory card connections can be faulty either on the card or on
the slot. Cleaning the slot and card must be done before you try a replacement.
If the PC boots and fails then the hard disc can have bad sectors or is
corrupt. However if there is no result the motherboard also can be suspected.
In this case you might need the help of proper tools and equipment support to
do a chip level service.
It is best to go for a paid antivirus
software which you can get in a package. Personally we are not recommending any
particular company but you can try with Avira, Antivir, AVG, Kaspersky. It is
always best to install the antivirus when the installation of the OS is
Now before this you can open the internet
options in the browser and clean all the cookies, temporary internet files,
defragment the drives and RESTORE the PC to an earlier set date.
You can use a registry cleaner like Advanced
system care. Download from the site and check you system for corrupt files.
Also use a good antivirus software which is active to keep your system
performing without an attack on the OS. Remove all unnecessary programs
installed which you do not use all the time and clean up the drives. This will
free up the space and make your system faster.
If there is no response but the PC tends to work slower and occasionally hanging when a program is being executed then you might have to install the OS once again. Install the OS and then an antivirus before the drivers of the PC is installed.
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