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Just had about 300 virus removed by macafee,

Reinstalled windows due to virus probs and had 2 maxtor ext drives cleaned by macafee but on startup both sad abk.dat file missing, needed to open the files, same on both, all the data is still there when clicking explore.

pls help

agy

i live in ethiopia and new viruses were a problem, i let a frind use it and he used an infected usb stick, i had no problems until now as we have no int connection

cheers

agy

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