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Windows XP Reinstallation Woes

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  • Started 9 years ago by kgbkillas
  • Latest reply from elizabeth
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Alrighty, ive reinstalled XP pro before, with no problems, but recently ive encountered a worm, virus, trojan, all of the above, and had to reinstall XP, now after doing so, all my old files that i thought were formated off my hard drive are still there, just by clicking on the c drive, and clicking show hidden files. wow what a blast, obviously someone, thing, is really got me good, and im not one with my PC enough to figure this one out. hopefully someone knows or has encountered this problem before, what do i got to do....

Posted 9 years ago
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You know, I had an extreeeeemely bad bug such as yours and... after weeks of trying to trick it into working, I had absolutely no success. I finally put the HD into another computer (with some expert dad help so as to not infect the other PC) and pulled the files onto CDs. Then, it was time for the trash can. Best of luck! Mine wouldn't even boot though - so maybe you've got some potential. :)

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