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Old 05-04-2004, 07:32 AM   #11 (permalink)
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dont format, just remove it.

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Old 05-04-2004, 09:36 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally posted by rajunpl
I am thinking of going back 98 , where there had not been so much problematic as in XP

Dude, DONT DO IT!!

Do you have other computers running in your home?

Maybe you have an infected disk or something (or if you have broadband, you've been targeted by a hacker)

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hope your not using backups to reinstall info 'cause your just reintroducing the virus again. guess it would depend on if your networked and have any sort of replication going on.
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Old 05-04-2004, 05:50 PM   #14 (permalink)
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still NT AUTHORITY is giving me problems, it popped up just 2 mins after the newly installed XP, Does formatting DONOT REMOVE VIRUS?
Sometimes formatting will remove the virus, sometimes not. I'd definately say you should have REPARTITIONED just to make sure. That's what i always do so that there is no chance that it could be hiding in the MBR or small remants on the Hard drive. Because once you destroy and recreate partitions, you completely wipe everything out.

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