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Hard drive problem

Due to a virus infection one of my hard drive partition does not display its contents,i having lots of problem due to this .So pls help me ......


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Re: hard drive problem

U need 2 format ur computer so that the virus will be killed.. back up ur important file.. maybe it can help

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