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#915696 - 09/26/13 11:56 AM backing up computer
Billy the Kid 64 Offline
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Registered: 08/09/03
Posts: 318
Loc: New Jersey
I am almost positive I have a bad virus in my computer and want to reinstall windows 7. I do not have it backed up at all. I would like to know if I can just back up 2 downloaded games by themselves without backing up the whole computer,because I think it is curropt. I did not play these games and don't want to loose them. Thanks Bill

#915704 - 09/26/13 01:17 PM Re: backing up computer [Re: Billy the Kid 64]
Draclvr Online   content
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Registered: 06/03/05
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Loc: In Missouri near St. Louis
Have you tried to get rid of this virus by running a scan with your anti-virus software? How about running a deep scan with the free version of Malwarebytes?

No need to throw the baby out with the bathwater - as my grandma used to say - if you don't have to.
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#915710 - 09/26/13 02:49 PM Re: backing up computer [Re: Billy the Kid 64]
InlandAZ Offline
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Registered: 08/14/02
Posts: 7085
Loc: Arizona
Depending on the virus, you may reintroduce it when you restore your data files.

Give Drac's advice a shot - use Malwarebytes.

#915732 - 09/26/13 06:17 PM Re: backing up computer [Re: Billy the Kid 64]
Geo Offline
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Registered: 06/01/05
Posts: 2730
Loc: Michigan
Bill: I was shown this great site by a Gameboomer. If you can identify your virus from the examples,it shows you the exact steps to take to get rid of it.It helped me get rid of the V9 virus.
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