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Windows 7: Want to upgrade from XP to Win 7 to remove keylogger

26 Oct 2012   #1
headoperator

xp 32 bit
 
 
Want to upgrade from XP to Win 7 to remove keylogger

I have windows XP and a keylogger, currently blocked with Zemana antikeylogger, and would like to do a clean install, to remove the keylogger. I have Speed Demon SSD's with ghost back up. How do I do a clean removal of any info on the ghost backup? And can the keylogger have any files embedded in some of my documents, pics, or music that I wish to save? I've read many of the tutroials and they are very informative on doing a clean install, but I just don't want to risk getting this blasted keylogger back on my system. Thanks for any help.


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26 Oct 2012   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Take a read through this. Don't let the name fool you.
Windows 7 Installation - Prepare PC to be Sold
A keylogger can install itself in any and every thing which means it can be included in you pictures,movies,doc's, ect. Every thing that goes back on the new installed system that was part of the infected system should be checked completely for infections. A backup of the infected system or anything that was on it would most certainly be infected.
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