Recovery Fails at ksedd.sys

Microsoft Windows xp professional with s...
August 1, 2010 at 17:39:59
Specs: Windows XP
Hello, I hope you can help my frustration.

My antivirus software asked me to heal a file that was dangerous, doing so crashed the PC and it now will not boot. It will freeze on a blank screen after the option to go into safe mode. Attempting to start in safe mode results in the screen freezing at WINDOWS/System32/Drivers/yvjyx.sys.

I've attempted to use the XP disk to go into recovery mode, but it complains that the file ksecdd.sys cannot be found and setup fails. I have followed the instructions found on the support forum at to slipstream the drivers onto a CD, but the computer that won't boot still complains that ksecdd.sys is not found - setup cannot continue.

I am pretty sure that I followed the tutorial video to the letter, I am a fairly experienced user, but am now at a loss of what to try next.

Any ideas? I cannot do a clean install as my last backup was over a month ago.

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August 1, 2010 at 20:30:09
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August 2, 2010 at 07:25:43
Hi wcbal,

SInce you are not able to start the machine its better you remove the hard disk and connect it to another machine and take ur back up and then reload the operating system

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