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Originally Posted by E-Peen View Post
Are you ignoring our posts? You can believe an article in which a guy found a keylogger on ONE laptop

OR

You have two options. Take it or leave it.

I read your post

I don't have another version of "Windows 7 64 bit home edition" to reinstall with that wasn't supplied by Samsung?

and ARE YOU READING THE ARTICLE?

He states he found the rootkit on ONE R525, and ONE r540. Not 1 random laptop
    
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Also the article's logic is a bit flimsy... ONE guy found a keylogger on ONE computer? How does he know that somebody in the supply chain between him and samsung didn't do it?
Did you even read the article? One guy from an IT security firm found a keylogger on TWO computers, and Samsung confirmed it.
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Also the article's logic is a bit flimsy... ONE guy found a keylogger on ONE computer? How does he know that somebody in the supply chain between him and samsung didn't do it?
---Redundant post.
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post #14 of 100
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Like I said guys, I have a brand new samsung laptop sitting on my desk. We can put this rumor to bed real quick or prove it.

Here is what was supposedly found by the author of that article

he scan found two instances of a commercial keylogger called StarLogger installed on the brand new laptop. Files associated with the keylogger were found in a c:\\windows\\SL directory.
Is there a C:\\Windows\\SL directory on your new laptop?
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Problem solved?
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Problem solved?

The point is I just paid $500 for a brand new samsung laptop WITH an OS.

I'm not spending another $120 to go buy windows ultimate because samsung factory installs KEYLOGGERS on their laptops. Installing ultimate also VOIDS my factory warranty as the system came with HOME EDITION.
    
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The point is I just paid $500 for a brand new samsung laptop WITH an OS.

I'm not spending another $120 to go buy windows ultimate because samsung factory installs KEYLOGGERS on their laptops. Installing ultimate also VOIDS my factory warranty as the system came with HOME EDITION.
My intention was to recommend a fresh os install. Thats just the best windows 7 disk image i could find with a quick google search.
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Then return the damn thing.
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Originally Posted by q6600nut View Post
The point is I just paid $500 for a brand new samsung laptop WITH an OS.

I'm not spending another $120 to go buy windows ultimate because samsung factory installs KEYLOGGERS on their laptops. Installing ultimate also VOIDS my factory warranty as the system came with HOME EDITION.
He's responding to the OP, not your situation. Regardless, you just need a Home Edition ISO to use with your key from Samsung.

Now to repeat myself cause I'm curious.

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Is there a C:\\Windows\\SL directory on your new laptop?
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