New Motherboard

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by pat, Mar 1, 2005.

  1. pat

    pat Guest

    From: "pat" <>
    Subject: Re: New Motherboard
    Date: 01 March 2005 12:37

    Have already run spybot and AVG. Have deleted the trojan virus in safe mode
    with system restore disabled, but it still comes back at 13.34 every day.
    Strange!!!!!!


    "James" <> wrote in message
    news:d01n1s$74n$...
    >
    > "pat" <> wrote in message
    > news:d01lf6$s3l$...
    >>I have got an engineer coming tomorrow to replace my motherboard on my
    >>computer (Windows XP, Packard Bell). Something to do with a duff battery
    >>that should remember everything when my computer starts up. I have at the
    >>moment got a trojan horse downloader virus, which I have had for ages and
    >>keep deleting the file, but it comes back at exactly the same time every
    >>day, after it's deleted, it's gone until the next day. Does anyone know
    >>if, by replaceing the motherboard, there is any chance that my virus will
    >>be gone for good afterwards. Also, will having a new motherboard change
    >>anything that is on my computer now, ie: settings, installations or saved
    >>files and emails.
    >>

    >
    > Certainly NOT! - Replace the motherboard battery to cure that problem with
    > the motherboard not remembering settings (; - To remove spyware run
    > Spybot - virus check the system with an up to date virus checker and allow
    > it to delete or heal the virus. Replacing the motherboard will have no
    > effect on a virus - the virus is most certainly on your hard drive - so
    > the worst scenerio is to wipe your hard drive and to re-install XP - You
    > will still have a virus on your hard drive, after a motherboard
    > replacement the chances are you may have to re-install XP anyway -
    > --
    > James Jenkins
    > www.tamarsolutions.co.uk
    > ..........................................
    >
     
    pat, Mar 1, 2005
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