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Old 05-16-2010, 06:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default WD 250GB hard drive wont move my files

Hi, Im new to the forums.

Im having problems with my external harddrive i backed up all my data so i could sort out my virus problem which i used the removal of viruses guide on this site. After, my computer was "cleaned" i plugged in my harddrive and and it was recongnized by Vista but when i try to move all my data back to where it belongs it wont move back. Could this be a virus problem or is my system in need off a proper virus "hunt" and a good virus "clean". i can access the files they just wont go on my computer



Could it be my hard drive infected with a virus is so tell me how to remove it

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Old 05-16-2010, 06:22 AM   #2 (permalink)
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What happens when you try to transfer files? Do you get an error message? You'll need to be more specific than 'it doesn't work'

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The error message will help us to diagnose your problem. I do not think it is a virus.
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You should of left the external drive plugged in during the scans you already performed. If one or more of your backup files was infected then it won't be long before your whole PC is crap again. Try using one of these, just one not both, to scan your external drive for any viruses.

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When you backed-up your files did you manually copy them over or did you use a Back-Up Utility? If you used a Back-Up Utility then you'll need to use it again to restore the files.
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