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[Closed] Cracked Win XP Pro 32 bit - probability of rootkit?

By biggerliz
Aug 30, 2011
  1. A few days ago, I used to have a RC of win xp pro 32 bit. Then i tried installing windows 7, and all went to hell.

    I pulled a cracked version from torrents, specifically named Microsoft.Windows.XP.SP3.Professional.March.2011

    i installed that, and things are looking as expected, but can't shake the fact that cracked versions may or may not have viruses/rootkit.

    is there anyways to 99% ensure that i am protected, and the installation was clean?

    i have heard of using TDSSKiller or ComboFix, as typical malwarebytes won't catch any issues?

    i guess the main question is...should i be worried?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,335   +36

    We do not support piracy.
     
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