System files integrity check and repair error 0x45d, possible virus

By JeffreyG ยท 52 replies
Mar 14, 2013
  1. JeffreyG

    JeffreyG TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 62

    Spoke to HP and they are replacing the drive. any suggestions to save data or just restore from my carbonite backup? I believe I have everything in the cloud that I need
  2. JeffreyG

    JeffreyG TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 62

    Thank you again for all your help. I am getting an external drive reader to confirm I have everything and will be sending it back to HP. What do you recommend in order to erase all of my data on a corrupt drive. Will it take a formatting? Do I need to format it as a primary or should it be done as a slave when it is external? I very much appreciate all your help and I am sorry I doubted you about the virus.
  3. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 54,257   +383

    No need to apologize. Your computer WAS infected but in some weird coincidence you also developed HDD issue.
    I doubt HP will spy on your data but you can surely slave your drive and format it.

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