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Windows 7: backup before installing anti-virus

25 Jun 2014   #1
soulfood

XP windows Professional
 
 
backup before installing anti-virus

hi , is it a good idea to do a backup of hard drive before installing anti-virus software? that way if the anti-virus programs stuffs up you can go back and start from there. because i've heard that it is hard to uninstall anti-virus from the system. once it is in there. thanks


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25 Jun 2014   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello soulfood,

You could do that or create a restore point before doing so.

What AV are you installing? Most have a separate uninstaller tool that you could use to remove them if they don't uninstall normally?
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27 Jun 2014   #3
soulfood

XP windows Professional
 
 

thanks for the reply, i am installing kaspersky pure 3.0, this a question i should already know (but i forgot) , how do you create a restore point? thanks again
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27 Jun 2014   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

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27 Jun 2014   #5
soulfood

XP windows Professional
 
 

simple question again, you don't have to be online to do a restore point do you?
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27 Jun 2014   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Nope.
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