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I want to learn to use a "Scalpel" versus a "Chainsaw"....


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#1 SafetySteve

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Posted 28 July 2015 - 12:15 PM

Hi Everyone,

 

I have been playing with and using computers starting with an Apple II Plus in about 1982.  My main career(s) have never been professional full-time IT.  I have received specialized training in certain fields of computers.  I often help others with their problems.

 

I am here to learn more.  My response to malware infections has typically been to save important data and files and then do a wipe and reload.  Then to harden the computer against future infections.  And then make an image for faster future recovery.  There are certain benefits to that approach.  But I want to learn to use a "Digital Scalpel" where possible to cut out the infection rather than throw away the entire host.

 

Steve

 

 



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Posted 28 July 2015 - 08:54 PM

G'day, well said, and Welcome to BC, Steve .

 

You have come to the right place.

 

Read, observe and learn.

 

You will soon get to recognize the "show ponies", the "ranters", and the good solid learned folk here.

 

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