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Shiva
What's DOS?
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎09-16-2008
Location: Pittsburgh
Views: 859
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Spyware Virus in my T61 laptop

Hi ,

I have T61 lenovo thinkpad.One day I am downloading some book a virus effected my laptop.I am trying to delet it with using spybot and I put norton ,Mcfee  security on but still I have some virus in my laptop. I don't know much about the hardware part.But I deleted some files from the laptop, after that I am not able to open my yahoo and gmail mails.

My friend suggested to for formating the laptop.If formating is required for this problem I don't know how to formet the laptop and what the things is required?

Please tell me about this.I really need this.

 

Thanks,

Shiva

thinkpadpro
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Posts: 150
Registered: ‎07-29-2008
Location: USA
Views: 856
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Re: Spyware Virus in my T61 laptop

Formating would be my suggestion as well. Since the days of the IBM t40, there used to be an Access IBM button, and if you selected restore factory settings, it would do a clean install with everything ready for you to customize. The access IBM button has been renamed to ThinkVantage, so try pressing that at the boot screen, and find the restore to factory settings option. Make sure to backup important files though!
X41T: Dead from a power surge during a BIOS Flash!

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