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That should work unless the recovery partition was infected which sometimes can occur. If you immediately become reinfected, you will need to recontact the manufacturer, explain what happened and ask them to send full recovery disks to use instead.
they had me run IBM Restore and Recovery, which reformatted and reinstalled WindowsXP. I chose the settings to not backup anything, wipe all files, and restore to original 'factory condition.'
Read How Malware Spreads - How did I get infected
Maybe I'm just being paranoid now, but I obviously don't understand how viruses get onto computers and I have no idea how my new laptop got so many problems.
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