New Motherboard

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

  1. pat

    pat Guest

    What qualifications does your technician have?

    > J


    Don't know, but he is from PC Service call for PC World. Not costing
    anything, as it'e still under guarantee

    "James" <> wrote in message
    news:d01qo7$9t5$...
    >
    > "pat" <> wrote in message
    > news:d01nnc$7lp$...
    >> 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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