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Stubbys pc is sick

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Stubby, Nov 16, 2008.

  1. Stubby

    Stubby Guest

    Hi guys, just wanted to let you know that my pc has a wicked virus, so I am currently not on the net. Posting this on my brothers pc. Hope everhting is good. I cant read the boards cuz i would have to move in here to get to them all. I miss all you guys! :sad4::sad4:

    Dont get too far ahead of me with your kitties, ok? If my brother can fix it I will be back on tomorrow, otherwise, may take another week or so.
    Hope to see you all soon!!!!!:loser:
  2. Trish

    Trish Certifiable
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    Oct 31, 2003
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    Oh man sorry to hear that :( Hope you make it back soon!
  3. Elga

    Elga Lore Master
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    Sep 12, 2003
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    If all else fails, wipe it clean and start over. That's always my best advice to virus ridden CPU. Good luck though, hope you get back up and running!
  4. james64468

    james64468 Journeyman
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    Oct 30, 2008
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    Dont have pcrepairmen do it you can get the software to wipe your harddrive from different places over the net . I am geting software from my laptop from ebay and ioffer. i tried to redo my laptop but it would not take any of my disk. So now i am geting two different disk windows operation system disk. The Second one is a Master boot disk.It can do a low format on your harddrive and redo the os as well
  5. Granjell

    Granjell Guest

    Oh Poor Sandi - we're missing you!!
  6. SSniffleslam

    SSniffleslam Guest

    Miss ya and come back soon! and yeah, worst case scenario - format and reinstall your OS...It takes about two hours for me to do Savanna's computer (which I have to do every month or so since she is always downloading free trial games --gives her PC adware out the wazoo!)
  7. ATIV7220

    ATIV7220 Guest


    Why don't you make an image of the drive the next time you rebuild that machine? I use the UltimateBootCD4Windows. It has a couple of imaging programs. The website, www.ubcd4win.com, has decent instructions. I used it on my wife's machine when I swapped out a new primary hard drive and had issues installing a particular program (I can't remember what now). After starting over twice I decided to image the drive before trying to install the problematic program, so when it screwed things up again, I just restored the image, losing maybe half an hour instead of several.

    Also, if she's like my son - plays a downloaded game for a little while and never goes back - you might look at Microsoft SteadyState. It automatically restores a machine back to some saved setpoint every time it is rebooted. This is usually used in hotels, library's, etc., but you might find it useful.