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Best way to wipe a virus ridden netbook?

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#1 Amonteelado


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Posted 11 July 2012 - 08:03 AM

I've heard that diskpart / clean all is very thorough, but I don't know how to do this on my netbook since the main drive of the computer in use can't be the one selected for clean all. Is there another way to do this, or an alternative that would be just as thorough? Any suggestions / instructions would be much appreciated. I have Windows 7 starter (32 bit).

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#2 Allan


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Posted 11 July 2012 - 08:28 AM

If you are prepared to start from scratch, boot to your Windows DVD, format, reinstall.

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Posted 11 July 2012 - 08:32 AM

Alternatively...you can just use the netbook's built-in restore-to-factory-defaults option.


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