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I currently have a Crucial M4 64GB SSD which is still great but i cant help but notice the Samsung EVO drives now they have come down in price.

I'm currently getting these results on my Crucial M4...Is it worth me upgrading to a 250GB EVO?

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I currently have a Crucial M4 64GB SSD which is still great but i cant help but notice the Samsung EVO drives now they have come down in price.

I'm currently getting these results on my Crucial M4...Is it worth me upgrading to a 250GB EVO?


I had a Corsair Force GS 240 GB i upgraded to a Samsung 840 Evo 500 GB.
Its a little bit faster i can feel its faster but its not that much faster.
So from an M4 to a 840 Evo yes you are going to feel its faster maybe not by huge amounts but still faster
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what i said was that i deleted the files myself otherwise i would say that my virus scanner did that thumb.gif

 

No, you have to make the Anti-Virus software do it. If you do it yourself, then you aren't going to get it clean.

 

Anyway, the reason why I asked for clarification is that you have a tendency to be unclear. For example: "deleting" instead of "uninstalling"?

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I had a Corsair Force GS 240 GB i upgraded to a Samsung 840 Evo 500 GB.
Its a little bit faster i can feel its faster but its not that much faster.
So from an M4 to a 840 Evo yes you are going to feel its faster maybe not by huge amounts but still faster

Thanks. I doubt its really worth me spending £110 on an upgrade for a small increase in performance. I have two large HDD's for storage so wouldn't be installing much on the SSD
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what i said was that i deleted the files myself otherwise i would say that my virus scanner did that thumb.gif

No, you have to make the Anti-Virus software do it. If you do it yourself, then you aren't going to get it clean.

Anyway, the reason why I asked for clarification is that you have a tendency to be unclear. For example: "deleting" instead of "uninstalling"?

I disagree. If I let the Antivirus do it automatically, I would not trust it and I would still search around myself afterwards. If I do that, I can then simply do it myself in the first place.

The only thing the Antivirus can do that you can't do yourself is disinfect a program file where the virus injected itself inside. I wouldn't trust that, would uninstall those programs and install them again. For Windows files that are infected like that, there's the System File Checker that can restore the original file and you should run that.

In any case, I'd probably flip out and wipe the computer if I got a real virus, something that actually infects program files. If it's just some malware like this Bitcoin mining stuff, that isn't that bad.
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I disagree. If I let the Antivirus do it automatically, I would not trust it and I would still search around myself afterwards. If I do that, I can then simply do it myself in the first place.

The only thing the Antivirus can do that you can't do yourself is disinfect a program file where the virus injected itself inside. I wouldn't trust that, would uninstall those programs and install them again. For Windows files that are infected like that, there's the System File Checker that can restore the original file and you should run that.

In any case, I'd probably flip out and wipe the computer if I got a real virus, something that actually infects program files. If it's just some malware like this Bitcoin mining stuff, that isn't that bad.

 

It was a Trojan.

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Yes i understand, I made an mistake because like i said, it said it was an Trojan Horse and most of the time its an false positive but in my case it wasn't.

Later i made an acceptation rule in the anti virus so that it could not detect the aria where the virus is but now i deleted the rule and it scanned it again and put it in to quarantine.

But that is not enough, you have to delete the folder where the virus is because otherwise it can bring other complications IMO. And yes i can be unclear sometimes, sorry about that but its my second language and sometimes i type to fast.


Yes only an virus scanner is not enough, you have to find the folder where the virus is and also delete that. The virus scanner only puts in in to quarantine.
And bit coin miners can slow your PC down and do some crazy stuff with it i noticed myself.
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Quarantining it has the same effect as deleting it, only with quarantined items you have a restorable back-up just in case it's not malware but a good application you need.
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Yes i understand, I made an mistake because like i said, it said it was an Trojan Horse and most of the time its an false positive but in my case it wasn't.

Later i made an acceptation rule in the anti virus so that it could not detect the aria where the virus is but now i deleted the rule and it scanned it again and put it in to quarantine.

But that is not enough, you have to delete the folder where the virus is because otherwise it can bring other complications IMO.

 

Yeah, and I admit that I wouldn't know that because I'm kind of against putting Anti-Virus programs on my computer. Every time I do, I get frustrated by the slower system. LOL God I'm anal.

 

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And yes i can be unclear sometimes, sorry about that but its my second language and sometimes i type to fast.

 

Yeah, and I forget that this is a second language. I guess that goes to show how fluent you are in English! Nice work. :)

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Yeah, and I admit that I wouldn't know that because I'm kind of against putting Anti-Virus programs on my computer. Every time I do, I get frustrated by the slower system. LOL God I'm anal.


Yeah, and I forget that this is a second language. I guess that goes to show how fluent you are in English! Nice work. smile.gif


I don't have that problem with NOD32, its one of the best out there and i never had any virus if i use it correctly and trust it rolleyes.gif

It operates completely silent so you never know its there only when there is a risk you see an warning screen pop-up. It updates several times a day too so my Virus database is always up to date thumb.gif


My native tongue is dutch and i also speak Frisian so i speak 3 languages fluently, and even those i cannot type very well lol, i like to talk more than typing actually but since you can only type here i have no option tongue.gif
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