Ok i have a problem.
this computer has a virus and spyware so instead of fixing it i decide to have a fresh start and format the hard drive.
Like a dell does I had all the discs so i formatted the hard drive, deleted all partitions, created one large partition then formatted it using the windows xp install disc. When i loaded up the computer i get all drivers into the system, and i instal antivirus only to receive warnings of the same viruses that I just reformatted for.
I checked to make sure nothing was left of the partitions. The only clues I have are the location for the files which were C:\recycler\ (recycle bin) and the hidden system restore folder.
Is there any way files in these locations could escape the format and if so how do i remove them?
If u need additional info i use sophos, and its a dell 2400, 2.8ghz 512mb ram.