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Virus hi i contacted a virus i was wondering if i could somehow reset the factory settings on my computer.it doesn't matter if information is lost. the virus wont let me do anything it shut down my wireless lan and everything else .

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  • javed ahmed Jan 10, 2008

    Dear you have to format your PC. once ok .

    And you must Anti Virus on your P.C ..



    Thanks

  • stormchaser Jan 10, 2008

    the virus shut down my system restore.and how do i format it. the only thing i can really do is go in command prompt and the setup screen

  • stormchaser Jan 10, 2008

    i dont have the money for it i found it but you need to be a member

  • stormchaser Jan 10, 2008

    what exactly do i type i tried formatC: but it is an unrecognizable

  • stormchaser Jan 11, 2008

    my computer was killed completely. i had vista but now i had to install xp none of acers capabilities are on there anymorei ncluding wireless. what do i do.

  • fariajj Aug 28, 2008

    How can I reset the 3680 acer to factory settings?

  • nakkeeran_sw Feb 04, 2009

    OS is winxp, wireless LAN / PCMCIA slot both is not working i install the driver many times please tell me the solution

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Formatting should be the last thing to think of.

  1. Try and get an external IDE case
  2. Fix the your computers hard disk inside
  3. Connect it to another computer with an updated antivirus preferably AVAST
  4. scan your hard disk drive an delete all the virus present
  5. Now fix your hard disk into your computer
  6. Now insert an XP OS cd into your Cd rom Drive and make sure you set the boot option to boot from it
  7. following the installation instruction
  8. the computer will ask you to repair for the 1st time, ignore it by choosing "continue"
  9. On the second repair option
  10. You will have to choose to repair your OS

Please get back to me and let me know the results..


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Don't worry my dear . Take your Internet Cable out.
Do u have Anti Virus in your PC. then scan for Virus ok .

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Go get an antivirus program. Period. If you want a free one, try Avast! from Alwil Software. Restoring factory settings won't remove the virus from your system.

Alternately, you could reinstall the operating system. That would effectively return your system to original state. But using antivirus is much easier (imho) and doesn't require data loss.

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If your computer is an HP there is an option at the startup to do a system restore.  Press one of the function keys, to get to it.  Next select "Destructive Recovery" this will reset the entire computer back to when it came to you straight from the factory.  If you do not have that option, try using the system restore by going START, PROGRAMS. ACCESSORIES, SYSTEM TOOLS, and select system restore.  9 out of 10 times this will cause the virus to roll back on its self, hence destroying any trace of it.  Best Regards COMPUTA FIXA

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    Alexander Selby Jan 10, 2008

    in the command prompt, type (format C:) and you should be able to format the drive.  If not go to google and look for a program called "Bart PE" or "Darik's Boot and Nuke" the first one enables the format option because it is booted from a CD and not the Hard Drive, the second will erase any and all data on every disk in the system including Floppy, Zip, Flash, and Memory Cards when it runs.  

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