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Old 01-03-2006, 07:58 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i was recently using a computer before this one and it got heaps and heaps of viruses, i think it had something to do with the firewall. My question is, after deleating everything including XP pro OS and startng again, will the computer be free of viruses, will they all be deleated?

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Yea, I doubt that you have a boot sector virus so you should be fine.
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whats a boot sector virus? and why dont you think ive got it?

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Type of computer virus that infects the first or first few sectors of a computer hard drive or diskette drive allowing the virus to activate as the drive or diskette boots.
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How can i tell that i havent got it?
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run a virus scan DUH
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u will know....
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