New Motherboard

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

  1. pat

    pat Guest

    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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