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Need more detail regarding the 'infection'. However the best route would always be to format the hard drive and then reinstall the operating system. Make sure you backup all of our files that you want to keep such as pictures, documents, etc. Be careful about what you keep since some files might be the source of the problem such as a virus hidden in an mp3 file.

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