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post #1 of 16
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I bought win7 years ago I scratched the disk cause I ripped the image to my PC.
Last October I did a full wipe and just downloaded an iso to install. I was running deep freeze avast. Since I was running deep freeze I only ever entered my pws once on email and steam after install. Last night everything was hijacked/hacked. I managed to get my emails back but my steam account is in steam supports hands. Take this as a lesson people never download a windows iso to install even if you own a license !!!!
post #2 of 16
Burn your own ISO instead!
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post #3 of 16
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Dude you need to read. I had one ripped but due to another issue I just did a full wipe and dl'ed one. Apparently my steam account was hacked by a anonymous fan boy. Check it out for your selfs http://steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561197984011925
post #4 of 16
There's no proof that it was actually your ISO that was responsible for your stuff being Hijacked.

I have done the same thing multiple times as i lost my Disk but still have my product key, i have yet to experience an issue. Either you downloaded an ISO from a dodgy website, or something else was responsible for your stuff being hijacked.
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Don't be rude. I didn't really understand your first sentence.

I wish you the best of luck in getting your Steam account back.
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post #6 of 16
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The fact is that I installed my programs steam and windows live messenger then deep freeze if you don't know what that is google it. I didn't enter any pws after that. And no I didn't go online to get to get them before I installed deep freeze
post #7 of 16
Where did you download it?

You know you can legally download a Windows ISO directly from Microsoft right?
post #8 of 16
Don't download your ISO from a torrent labelled "Cracked ultimate all windows with extra pron" and you should be ok.
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post #9 of 16
It wasnt your iso. It was your lack of system monitoring. Deep freeze has nothing to do with this either as all it does is protect core os files from the end user. A virtual change is all you see while the core is 100% intact. A good reason not to download ISO's is because its illegal, not because you got hacked due to your own negligence. Hopefully this thread gets deleted.

EDIT: Electrochef ninjad me. thumb.gif + rep for the ninja lol
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post #10 of 16
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Does not just protect core files ugh. It takes a snapshot of your partition and in terms freezes it preventing any changes. Only way to get past deep freeze is to deactivate it or delete the partition...(write over it). And I didn't say the Iso was from Microsoft for the kids saying it wasn't the image. I'm putting this out there so people don't make my mistakes but if you wanna troll I hope it happens to you.
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