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Old 03-29-2009, 05:15 PM
 
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That would be an option for you or I and a number of others on this thread, but not for the novice. And even then can you really really be sure it is completely disinfected?

And it would likely take longer to disinfect a system that is severely compromised (I bet there are multiples on this one ), than to backup data (prudent for either method ) than to wipe and reinstall.
And if it were my drive, I'd probably dban it just for good measure to ensure that everything, including the mbr and partition table is nuked.
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Old 03-30-2009, 11:02 PM
 
Location: Texas
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For insurance, I use a little program called KeyScrambler, which encrypts anything I type in places like this or in sign-in boxes. Anything recording my keystrokes would get garbage.
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Old 03-31-2009, 12:15 AM
 
Location: DFW
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And if it were my drive, I'd probably dban it just for good measure to ensure that everything, including the mbr and partition table is nuked.
Someday, this could be a real problem.
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Old 03-31-2009, 06:00 PM
 
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For insurance, I use a little program called KeyScrambler, which encrypts anything I type in places like this or in sign-in boxes. Anything recording my keystrokes would get garbage.
Thank you. I just added it to Firefox.
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Old 03-31-2009, 09:17 PM
 
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Thank you. I just added it to Firefox.
My preference is bottom-right, fade. Right click the icon, go to options, and display to do that, if you haven't figured it out, already.
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