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Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by terriblelizard, Dec 11, 2001.

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  1. terriblelizard

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    Virus got me in spite of Norton Utilities. I think I got rid of it but not before files had been damaged. I'm going to reformat but hate to loose all my download updates and favorite sites. Can I safely load them to CD and reinstall after reformatting without fear of bringing virus to my computer again? I understand these new viruses can actually disable Norton Antivirus so there's really no way to be sure it has been eradicated.
     
  2. Rockn

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    Save them to CD or whatever, and reinstall Windoze and better virus software that updates automatically....DAILY!! Once that is done copy all of your saved items to a temporary location on your drive and scan them....if yur scanning software is any good and there is a virus it will detect it b4 it hits your platters.
     
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