I guess I took too long to respond to my instructions and my thread got closed.
Above is the link to my topic.
I just finished the Kaspersky scan and my report showed nothing.
KASPERSKY ONLINE SCANNER 7.0 REPORT
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 2 (build 2600)
Kaspersky Online Scanner version: 126.96.36.199
Program database last update: Tuesday, May 19, 2009 12:27:45
Records in database: 2196013
Scan using the following database extended
Scan archives yes
Scan mail databases yes
Scan area My Computer
Files scanned 88892
Threat name 0
Infected objects 0
Suspicious objects 0
Duration of the scan 04:43:20
No malware has been detected. The scan area is clean.
The selected area was scanned.
So I'm still not sure why my laptop's been crashing...last time it WAS because I had a virus...could it be that it's just old and overheating more easily??
Sorry for being a procrastinator...