RICHARD SKALA asked on February 16, 2013. Status: Answered & Closed.
BSOD Afd.sys After Reinstalling Network Driver
» A few months ago my network connection icon on the taskbar was faulty so i reinstalled my network driver and it worked. Ever since, i keep geting BSOD of Afd.sys.
The process Ancillary Function Driver for WinSock or AFD.sys belongs to Windows. afd.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers. Known file sizes on Windows XP are 138,496 bytes (88% of all occurrence), 131,968 bytes, 138,368 bytes, 130,688 bytes, 138,112 bytes, 273,920 bytes. The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. afd.sys is a Windows core system file. The program has no visible window. File afd.sys is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. afd.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 0% dangerous.
Afd.sys virus is a rootkit infection that uses the same name as a Windows core system file toescape the antivirus protection. Afd.sys may destroy your internet access if you don't completely get rid of it. So, the typical symptom when you are unfortunately infected with this nasty rootkit infection is that you may be kicked out from the internet. Afd.sys virus is created to help computer hackers to remotely monitor the compromised computers and assist other malicious computer items such as VirTool:Win32/Obfuscator.AET to install into the infected systems without any consent. You are recommended to remove the afd.sys virus immediately once it is found. This is a very nasty rootkit which, unless you are very expert with computers, is very difficult to remove.
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PENNIE CARTER replied on February 21, 2013
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