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Windows 7: Got a virus - lost my brushes...

12 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
Got a virus - lost my brushes...

Had a problem yesterday... Downloaded Death Note from an *cough*illegal website*cough* and got a virus :/

Sadly I had to format, and I lost my brushes and PS.

So, I wondered if you guys would be so kindly to share your favourite brushes? Preferably abstract! :)


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12 Apr 2010   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

Backups are a wonderful thing...
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12 Apr 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium

Yea, I guess I've still got some stuff to learn about PC security :P
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12 Apr 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

First and foremost, don't visit dodgy sites. While something that is free sounds great, there might be hidden strings attached.

Second, keep your AV tools and so forth up to date...especially if visiting dodgy websites.

Third, if using dodgy websites, set up a virtual machine that you can effectively firewall off from the rest of your machines to ensure that your environment stays clean.

Unfortunately, I don't have any brushes to send your Photoshop is far too rich for my blood and I cannot afford to use it. All of my graphics work is done with
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12 Apr 2010   #5

Win7 Home Premium x64 SP1, Archlinux x86_64. Elementary Luna

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