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Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by DrTKC, Apr 20, 2011.

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  1. DrTKC

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    So, I know my computer is infected with something or other. My question is as follows, I know I need to back up my stuff. I'm going to get an external hard drive, is there any chance of transferring the virus to the external hard drive and then back to my computer? Thanks much!
     
  2. Elvandil

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    Are you here just for the question or to get your machine cleaned up?

    Yes, there is every reason in the world to worry that the virus will just get transferred right back to your machine again. You need to be sure that nothing is on the drive that could infect your machine.
     
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