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Windows 7: from Vista to new Install of windows 7

24 Dec 2012   #1
Fmik

windows vista 32 bit
 
 
from Vista to new Install of windows 7

If I have a spyware in my Vista and I install Windows 7 will the problem go away? or will it transfer to the new OS? I have the new Windows 7 program but I just wanted to ask this question before I make the upgrade.


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24 Dec 2012   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Can clean install Vista or Windows 7,
OR
Download the liveCD & Run, this is a free tool from MS:

Windows Defender Offline
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24 Dec 2012   #3
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Back up your files to quarantine, then don't access them again until they are scanned with Malwarebytes : Free anti-malware download and your AV.

Boot the Win7 DVD, choose Custom Install, during Steps 6 and 7 of Clean Install Windows 7 delete all partitions and create new one(s) as you wish, format, install to first partition.
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24 Dec 2012   #4
mmkarimi

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

hey guys, formatting is the last choice, first try antivirus rescue disk to clean your partitions, then install a new OS..
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