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When it comes to infections?

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#1 OldPhil



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Posted 13 January 2014 - 11:37 AM

I thought I have had about OEM partitions, if your system becomes infected more than likely the OEM restore partition will also become infected, I think that can become a vicious cycle for many.  Would like the opinions of others.



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Posted 13 January 2014 - 12:14 PM

I suppose it would depend upon the attributes of the partition.


Dell, unless they've changed recently, set up their OEM partition as hidden, whereas on HP's and Lenovo's I've seen the OEM partition is not hidden.


Would whether a partition is hidden to the OS or not make a difference?

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