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IceKeyMaster

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I have an old computer that has been practicly destroyed by trojans. Are any of the partts salvageabul?
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How old? To what purpose would you use the parts?

Parts from an old computer into another old computer will usually work well. Old to new, nope.
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How old? To what purpose would you use the parts?

Parts from an old computer into another old computer will usually work well. Old to new, nope.


I don't mean that the computer is like 50 years old, just that I have a NEWER computer. i wan't to know what parts I can keep that havn't been destroyed by trojans.
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Ah. Hardware doesn't get destroyed by any kind of malware, be it a virus, trojan, key logger, browser hijacke, etc.

The only part you need to be concerned about is the hard drive and deleting all existing partitions, then create new ones and formatting them will remove any traces of malware.

So, all parts are reusable. It's just a matter of determining what will work in the new computer and can you find drivers.

Edited by Ztruker, 04 March 2008 - 08:50 PM.

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