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Old 06-29-2010, 04:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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HEY! You might know me from my thread: "BUILDING MY FIRST GAMING PC".
Now, I won't be buying that PC for a couple weeks and until then I would like to continue gaming. However, I have a problem. My current PC is, as of a month or 2 ago, complete trash. I was torrenting something and it got infected with a virus. My friend did a cleaning on it and it got rid of the virus temporarily but it has come back. Long story short, my computer is SLOWER than ****! It can't run the lamest of games.

Here is my question...

---My girlfriend borrowed me her student Microsoft software with the product key and everything. Can I use this to "reformat" my computer? And if I do this, will it somewhat wipe out the virus and bring my computer back up to speed? Is there any other software I might need except for the internet (I think we have those)?

Anything would be helpful! Thanks again guys!

PS: I think this is in the right thread category but if not, Sorry!
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If you use your girlfriends software "and her product key", and the activation works, then the PC she is using with the same product key will become de-activated.

You need to go here, select your operating system and follow the instructions.
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WOW that actually worked! Thanks, man!
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