Adding old Hard drive as slave on new system, Scan first throughNetwork?

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by lbbss, Feb 11, 2008.

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    lbbss Guest

    I bought a new computer and will add the old hard drive as slave on
    the new system. I have had viruses in the past. And I suspect I
    could have a virus still on my hard drive that is not detected. How
    do I make sure it is totally clean before adding it to my new
    system? I have access to it by way of a network right now and am
    scanning it through the network. I found so far one trojan, and
    still scanning. Any ideas?
    lbbss, Feb 11, 2008
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    joevan Guest

    Get Kaspersky and scan away. I believe they have a trial period if you
    don't have the cash to pay for it.
    joevan, Feb 11, 2008
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    lbbss Guest

    That is not the problem. I have Norton on my old computer, But I know
    sometimes if you have been infected its hard to clean up your
    system. I suspect there might be a problem. I can't select any
    scan locations from Norton anymore. But the schedule scans still
    operate fine. Its proof enough that its compromised, since I found
    now 2 viruses and one Trojan, by scanning through the network. tx
    lbbss, Feb 11, 2008
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    sdlomi2 Guest

    Hi, lbbss. Have you ever heard it said, "I'd about as soon have the
    viruses (virii?) as to have Norton on my computer"? ...may be a tad of
    truth beneath that irony.;) s
    sdlomi2, Feb 11, 2008
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    dadiOH Guest

    Format the old drive.



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    Plato Guest

    A virus on a second drive can phark your primary drive in about a
    Plato, Feb 15, 2008
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