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Windows 7: [WTA] Virus Infection from another Notebook

31 May 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
[WTA] Virus Infection from another Notebook

guys , sorry for a weird question,

i want ask , when i lend my friends HDD External , lookslike his notebook have virus, then i ask him to format then safely remove, if like that , that virus will infect the HDD External after format ? and will infect too clean notebook if i plug-in to clean notebook? his Antivirus is Free Avast , my Anti virus is Kaspersky 2012 Licensed ~ Thanks ...

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01 Jun 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

lookslike he have many type , even after he format i afraid that virus will infect the HDD External again , if wanna format at my clean notebook , i afraid will infect my clean notebook before format , and after format the virus from my clean notebook will infect the HDD External again ...
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03 Jun 2012   #3

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I'm confused about your problem - very few malware can survive a format of a hard disk. What malware exactly are you having problems with?

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