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20 Mar 2012   #11

Win 8 Release candidate 8400

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by w1z4rd156 View Post
Re-seated the RAM and windows is now running...but everything is incredibly slow, and CPU usage is still at 100%. Haven't updated drivers yet, but this seems really strange, I've never had a pc be this slow after a fresh install of windows. Is it possible for a root kit to stay present through a format?
There is even malware that can reside in MBR, and malware that can jump partitions. I am not a malware expert so perhaps you might ask in the security section here

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