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#1 LOVEMYPC

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Posted 29 March 2014 - 05:54 AM

HI,Heres something i was thinking about because of the reminders that have been popping the last few days WINXP support stopping after April 14th,2014.

I have installed WIN 7 on a new HDD and access thru the BIOS,now if i do not go back to the HDD that has WINXP on it is it possible for male ware and such to still be installed on that HDD because it is still hooked up to the INTERNET and corrupt that HDD if so then the only way to stop that from happening is to remove the data cable from HDD.



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Posted 29 March 2014 - 06:47 AM

HI,On my #1 i had a thought if i put all of the security levels at the highest level would stop most mal ware from getting thru.



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Posted 29 March 2014 - 07:50 AM

The only way the XP installation will be a threat is if it is running/ ever runs. Malware cannot exploit code that is not active.

 

So if you always boot from Win 7, proceed as normal.






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