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Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by k b, Sep 17, 2004.

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  1. k b

    k b Thread Starter

    Dec 13, 2003
    hi :D

    going to re-format the hard drive, how do i save the updates from m$ and from anti virus and firewall (norton), is there a way to save downlading the updates again? ;)
  2. Arky


    Aug 17, 2004
    Why are you formatting your drive? Unless there has been a defect warning from a surface scan or a virus or trojan you can't get rid of (an unlikely event) there is never a reason to format. The most you should have to do for maintenance is an occasional defrag of the disk.

    To save your updates you need a full backup and if you restore from that backup after a format you are right back where you started.
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