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CPU Usage 100% and Internet connects only sometimes in IE? [Solved]


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well seems as though my problem is fixed to the ability that im willing to admit now (lol) so I think you can close this thread. If it comes to the point where I just have to reformat I will either PM you or just post a new topic. Thanks
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I think I have finally came to the point where I will use the recovery. Can you please give me some instructions to take so that when I do recovery partition or whatever the problem is fixed. Thanks
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OK to use the recovery sector

Next time you turn on the computer press the F1 key until 'Entering Setup' appears and follow the prompts. Of course you should make a backup of anything important before you do any of the above.

And you must do a destructive recovery otherwise you will still have the problems. Your last recovery was not a destructive one, otherwise I would not have seen the Virut remnants in Norton quarantine

Follow the tutorial here to see what you need to back up - but do not back up programmes, screensavers or archived files (zip rar)
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So all of my music files, my Vegas Pro, Photoshop and such things I should not back up? Also, how can I perform a destructive recovery and what will that type of recovery do?
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The attached PDF will describe how to do a destructive recovery and explain it - you need to read the Recover to factory specifications paragraph

A destructive recovery will totally wipe your drive along with any remaining Virut activity and install as if you had just recieved it

You can retain your music files and photographs no problem just back them up to a cd - but no programmes as they may still carry the infection


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Okay, Thanks alot. I am looking for maybe Sunday to do the recovery. My computer still see's some problems after doing all you can do. I was just holding out for my programs that are on my computer but I will just write them all down and just get them again and just save all my documents that I need. I will wait to Sunday which is when my school year will be officially over and I will not have to worry about any thing on the computer for school purposes so I know I won't mind doing this. Thanks
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My pleasure - PM me when you start as I will put this on the back burner for now, just in case of any queries
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Since this issue appears to be resolved ... this Topic has been closed. Glad we could help. :)

If you're the topic starter, and need this topic reopened, please contact a staff member with the address of the thread.

Everyone else please begin a New Topic.
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User returned
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Yes, I am just looking to backup all my Music, Photos, Etc files and then start the recovery console to get back to how my computer was from Day 1. Could I back up my files on DVD or CD's as data files?
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Certainly I would recommend copying all the files you need to a new folder on your desktop so that they are kept together

First create a BACKUP folder on your desktop with the following subfolders :

MAIL
VIDEOS/MUSIC/PICTURES
DOCS
LICENCES
PROGRAMMES


To create one on your desktop right click a blank space > select NEW > select FOLDER. To create subfolders open the backup folder and on the file menu select new folder
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I thought you said don't backup Programs? Also, what would I need with Mail backed up? What's mail?

Edited by dch1314, 24 May 2009 - 11:27 AM.

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Apologies that was taken from a standard spiel I use. Mail is any e-mail messages you wish to keep

MAIL
VIDEOS/MUSIC/PICTURES
DOCS
LICENCES


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Also, should I compress the backup folder or keep it as is and put in on a CD?

I don't keep mail so I shouldn't need that folder.

Edited by dch1314, 24 May 2009 - 11:38 AM.

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Shouldn't be any need to compress unless you have lots of video/music, a CD is about 750 Mb. And if you have no mail then ignore that one
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