I haven't tried this 'no-reformat total-rebuild' method yet, but will when necessary.
posted on 07/11/2006 7:10:18 PM PDT
That settles it.
I'm buying a Mac.
posted on 07/11/2006 7:12:57 PM PDT
by Peter W. Kessler
(Dirt is for racing... asphalt is for getting there.)
A post that makes you go "hmmmmm." Good post.
posted on 07/11/2006 7:16:51 PM PDT
by M Kehoe
Im bookmarking this thread, too..
posted on 07/11/2006 7:18:05 PM PDT
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OMG.. a whole article for this? how dumb, i have know this forever.
posted on 07/11/2006 8:25:54 PM PDT
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If all has gone as planned
I've been through this more times than I can remember, and all I can say is: don't bet on it.
exactly 30 days too late for me. I had a major crash - my only one in 9 years - and lost all of my files. I still have clients chewing my ass about it.
Oh well...will copy and save. Thanks.
posted on 07/11/2006 10:42:15 PM PDT
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posted on 07/12/2006 12:46:52 PM PDT
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Nice post Eagle9 but some further information is necessary. And I have a couple of questions to address this information. First, how are the myriad of updates affected? I.E. will the user have to go to Microsofts update site and reupdate the newly repaired installation? Also, is this method truly proven to solve all problems? Some viruses can infect the boot sector of a Hard Drive or even the BIOS, which in this case you would still have problems.
With Windows there are really only two ways to truly clean your system. Wipe and resinstall or switch to an alternate OS such as Mac or Linux. I would suggest some try the later solution.
posted on 07/12/2006 7:27:49 PM PDT
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Wow, thanks for a good post and info.
posted on 07/12/2006 7:29:49 PM PDT
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Looks quite useful.
posted on 07/12/2006 10:29:19 PM PDT
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I have tried it.
Unfortunately it depends on the integrity of the registry (although it doesn't explicitly say so). I've found that it fails about 80% of the time.
It also doesn't do anything about the virus that hosed the system in the first place - that still has to be hunted down and killed.
I use the bootable Bart PE CD to boot the PC outside of Windows so that I can kill suspect files without them able to re-spawn.
posted on 07/12/2006 11:18:47 PM PDT
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posted on 03/31/2007 1:15:10 PM PDT
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