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Use avast ULTIMATE reinstall it every 60 days, they don't check so they basically give it away for free hahahahah... NOOBS...
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I bet you thought of this already, but in this case, I do recommend an external hdd then. This way, you can prepare before a reformat, and during the normal operation, it can be stored in a drawer somewhere.
I actually had a ghost image made and put on it. . . but like i said I have had problems moving some of my programs and websites over to a different computer (I guess setting changes within Visual Studio) so I'm going to stick it out this time until my project is 100% complete. . . Ill probably reformat May 1st as I graduate May 2nd
 
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Oh cool! Congratulations on your future graduation, Dan!
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Oh cool! Congratulations on your future graduation, Dan!
lol, thanx. . not looking toward the real world though . . . Maybe I can push my parents for a Masters
 
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I hate infections and being a tech I should no better than to play around with possibly compromised files. I recently found a nasty rootkit on my PC and tried numerous Anti Virus programs and online scanners which detected the infection but would not fully remove them. I used Spybot, AVGFree, Avast, NOD32, Adaware and then found a post using Google and by recommendation I tried Spyware Doctor. It found all compromised files and there was a rootkit with 86 entries listed as well as other entries. After scanning numerous times in safe mode and renaming a few files/deleting some registry keys and files found on my hard drive I managed to get rid of it. Some symptoms were Explorer hanging, lag while gaming, pop-ups from hell! I've been okay since Friday but not going to give it the "free and clear" until another week or two passes although I am 90% sure it's gone. I would have just reformatted but I have a ton of stuff with specific configurations that I would rather not reconfigure just yet. I use images quite often as well but unfortunately the last time I did a full system image was before a bunch of software installs etc. Either way, good luck with it.....
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Use avast ULTIMATE reinstall it every 60 days, they don't check so they basically give it away for free hahahahah... NOOBS...
Avast Ultimate, What's that?
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I hate infections and being a tech I should no better than to play around with possibly compromised files. I recently found a nasty rootkit on my PC and tried numerous Anti Virus programs and online scanners which detected the infection but would not fully remove them....
Use http://www.majorgeeks.com/F-Secure_B...ght_d5156.html for Rootkit scanning/removal..
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