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Laptop infected

By luapnosneb
Nov 27, 2009
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  1. i've acquired infections/viruses on my gateway laptop and i can't even boot in safe mode to attempr a fix. my question is if i install a new hard drive will that take care of the problem?
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,872   +166

    Yes, and you may be able to save some data on the old drive by installing it into a USB external enclosure and attaching it to the laptop with the new hard drive and operating system
     
  3. luapnosneb

    luapnosneb TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thanks for the info
     
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