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Hi i have one virus in my computer and he block my system and now i want to know if i can format my computer from command prompt but i type format c: and the computer tell me something about parttion can help me to resolv this

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Why oo you want to format the C drive, you would not be able to do that. Why dont you try installing some antivirus and try to fix the virus.

In case you still want to format the hard drive and in the process remove the OS, you would need a bootable cd / DVD for the OS. You would need to start the process of re-installing the OS

First change the first boot device in the bios DVD, then insert the bootable CD in the CD Drive, restart the computer and follow the screen instructions, you would get an option to select new installation or repair the existing installation. Please select new install.

Then you would get he option to select the partition to install the OS. select the desired partition.

Then you would get the option to format the selected partition. select the disered option.

and follow the screen instruction an complete the installation.


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Insert your USB drive in the appropriate USB slot in your computer.

If the Autoplay dialog box appears, select "Take No Action" and click the "OK" button.


Launch your anti-virus program, such as AVG Antivirus or Anti Malware.

Select the USB drive for the program to scan.

Click the "Start Scan" button or option.


Open the scan history for the USB drive when the scan is complete to see a list of viruses and warnings identified by the antivirus software.


If desired, select the options to "Heal All Infected Files" or "Move the Infected Files to the Virus Vault" to ensure these files are quarantined from your system.


Highlight each infected file in the scan history. Write down the file name of each infected file identified on the USB drive. Minimize the application's window.


Select "Run" from the Windows "Start" menu. In the Run window, type "e:/" at the command prompt to switch to your USB drive (or type the drive letter for your USB drive). Press the Enter key.


Type "attrib -s -h -r -a *.*" at the command prompt to remove the system, hidden, read-only and archive file attributes.

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If the Autoplay dialog box appears, select "Take No Action" and click the "OK" button.


Launch your anti-virus program, such as AVG Antivirus or Anti Malware.

Select the USB drive for the program to scan.

Click the "Start Scan" button or option.


Open the scan history for the USB drive when the scan is complete to see a list of viruses and warnings identified by the antivirus software.


If desired, select the options to "Heal All Infected Files" or "Move the Infected Files to the Virus Vault" to ensure these files are quarantined from your system.


Highlight each infected file in the scan history. Write down the file name of each infected file identified on the USB drive. Minimize the application's window.


Select "Run" from the Windows "Start" menu. In the Run window, type "e:/" at the command prompt to switch to your USB drive (or type the drive letter for your USB drive). Press the Enter key.


Type "attrib -s -h -r -a *.*" at the command prompt to remove the system, hidden, read-only and archive file attributes.

Press the Enter key.


Type "del ####.+++" where "####" is the file name of the infected file and "+++" is the file extension, at the command prompt line.

Press the Enter key.


For example, "del terriblevirus.exe" will specifically delete the Terrible Virus executable file. Repeat for each infected file on your list identified in Step 4.


Close the command prompt window; that is, exit the Run utility.


Maximize the window for your anti-virus program (which is still open) and repeat Steps 2 to 7 until no virus is detected on your USB drive.

Exit the anti-virus application.

or
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Insert your USB drive in the appropriate USB slot in your computer.
If the Autoplay dialog box appears, select "Take No Action" and click the "OK" button.
Launch your anti-virus program, such as AVG Antivirus or Anti Malware.
Select the USB drive for the program to scan.
Click the "Start Scan" button or option.
Open the scan history for the USB drive when the scan is complete to see a list of viruses and warnings identified by the antivirus software.
If desired, select the options to "Heal All Infected Files" or "Move the Infected Files to the Virus Vault" to ensure these files are quarantined from your system.
Highlight each infected file in the scan history.
Write down the file name of each infected file identified on the USB drive.
Minimize the application's window.
Select "Run" from the Windows "Start" menu. In the Run window, type "e:/" at the command prompt to switch to your USB drive (or type the drive letter for your USB drive).
Press the Enter key.
Type "attrib -s -h -r -a *.*" at the command prompt to remove the system, hidden, read-only and archive file attributes.
Press the Enter key.
Type "del ####.+++" where "####" is the file name of the infected file and "+++" is the file extension, at the command prompt line.
Press the Enter key.
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Close the command prompt window; that is, exit the Run utility.
Maximize the window for your anti-virus program (which is still open) and repeat Steps until no virus is detected on your USB drive.
Exit the anti-virus application.

or Click start click on my computer you should see your usb drive right click then select format.
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