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Windows 7: Would an image restore fix a virus infected PC?

18 Jun 2013   #11
spencer1

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Hi Jimbo. Yes, better to press a button and go back to happier times. Wish actual life worked that way. And for sure, the internet is loaded with tricky stuff. I read about the FBI Moneypak virus/scam the other day. Wow.

You mentioned reformatting before restoring an image. Is a full format much better than a quick one? I think the restore program does a quickie.


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