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Rootkit Removal


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#1 El-Jimbo

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Posted 09 December 2010 - 04:44 PM

Hi there, long story short, my laptop has been infected with a rootkit. I am happy to format to get rid of it (as it is my understanding that a format is the only way to be SURE that it is gone), but my only question is... Is it possible that my external Drive that I have used to back up my data will be infected as well?

If so, what can I do about it?

I really dont want to go through the hassle of a format only to reload my files and find that I have the same problem.

Thanks in advance

Jamie

Edited by hamluis, 16 December 2010 - 10:16 AM.
Moved from Malware Removal Logs to Am I Infected ~ Hamluis.


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