Get memory core dump when run ad-aware

Recently i've been getting a memory core dump when I run Ad-Aware SE and fix errors found.  There's a blue screen with some memory addresses.  After some counting the pc restarts and runs normally.  Is this ok?
yunikonAsked:
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Jay_Jay70Commented:
Hi yunikon,

shouldnt be happing and may be virus related

try running the scan in safe mode and see if you get the same results

Cheers!

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mugman21Commented:
Yunikon,

Bug Checks (Blue screen of death) are only caused in the kernel enviroment(drivers).

What is the stop error displayed on the screen along with the numbers behind it (this is critical).

What OS are you using: Win2000, XP, '03?

I'll probably need a dmp file from you, but that can wait until tomorrow. As Jay suggested, try this in SafeMode. If it works there, then that is a good indication that there interop problem between two or more drivers.

Mugman

ashburyCommented:

Can u check your Machine`s RAM
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yunikonAuthor Commented:
In safe mode I get 37 New Critical Objects with Ad-Aware SE. After clicking 'next' twice get:  'no objects selected for removal'.

Run PC in normal mode.  Ad-Aware SE shows there are 37 New Critical Objects.  Click next and get:

Beginning of Dump to Physical Memory
Dumping Physical Memory to disk: [counts up to about 75, blue screen leaves and windows boots up]
Page fault in non-paged area address B33D27D3 base at 333CF000  Date Stamp 00000000 ati2dvag.dll

My OS is Win2k Pro.  How do I do a dump file?
What should I check for in RAM or do you mean to test RAM?  Can get system info with ASTRA32 software.
Jay_Jay70Commented:
may also be looking at malware causing this

i have a preference for ewido scans at the moment

www.ewido.net
yunikonAuthor Commented:
Will try ewido thanks.
yunikonAuthor Commented:
Ran ewido and removed files.  Still get memory core dump with Ad-Aware SE.
yunikonAuthor Commented:
Changed internet connection from dial-up to ADSL.  Now have a more secure connnection which passed the 'Shields-up' port test.  Ran Ad-Aware and no longer get 'core memory dump'.
Jay_Jay70Commented:
awesome
Jay_Jay70Commented:
all good
yunikonAuthor Commented:
After reviewing the comments I figured that the problem could have been due to a virus, etc, entering  through my previously unsecure internet connection.  Thanks for all your help.
Jay_Jay70Commented:
oh, thankyou muchly :)
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