Solved how to erase everything on this computer

July 19, 2013 at 11:56:54
Specs: Windows Vista
I think there is a virus on my computer how do i erase everything. All of the search engine icons are huge and I do not know how to fix it

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July 19, 2013 at 15:14:33
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If you have your Vista Cd & product number, reinstalling this way, will clean the drive & you lose everything.

Step 1: Go into the bios & set the boot order to boot from the CD first.
Step 2: Put your Vista Cd in the Drive.
Step 3: Press F10 & OK/Yes
Step 4: Watch for the very brief message > Press any key ( You only press it once during the install )

Now follow the onscreen instructions.

Make sure when you reinstall, you delete ALL partitions & format to NTFS.

Vista - Drive options (advanced)
http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/1...

Here are some examples of why you delete all partitions.
http://forums.spybot.info/showthrea...
http://forums.whatthetech.com/index...
http://blog.eset.com/2011/10/18/tdl...

More guides if needed.
http://www.petri.co.il/install_wind...
http://www.wikihow.com/Install-Wind...


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July 19, 2013 at 17:06:20

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