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Solved: Format Drive Need

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by Diephaus, Oct 7, 2008.

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  1. Diephaus

    Diephaus Thread Starter

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    I started to get a Windows-like message pop-up saying my 500gb MyBook drive needs to be formattted. I use Symantec Norton Virus. What is the cause? EdD.
     
  2. Antiapplekid

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    Did this happen before you installed norton?
     
  3. Diephaus

    Diephaus Thread Starter

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    Thnaks for the come-back.....
    Norton has been on this Dell since purchased. It is updated constantly using :LiveUpdate". It runs automatically every day on some file folders and all when I start it Monthly.
    If a virus is doing it, Norton does not find it.
    Any further ideas?
    Ed D
     
  4. Antiapplekid

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    I would try using AVG Just to test it out it's free here is the link im guessing it might be spyware or malware and AVG will scan for that to I would boot to safe mode to scan
     
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