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Backup files before reinstall


TJC1

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the easiest way is put the hard drive in an external caddy (or in a PC, if it's sata, it's a standard fitting)

 

obviously a machine with anti-virus.. and copy the files that way...

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To clarify I cleared the rootkit virus and installed AntiVirus software. Now its saying a change has caused windows to not boot up! I've tried the advanced recovery options but an not too familiar with dos. Gosh, got your msg, hopefully I can find an answer to this as would not want to waste your time. It's prob quite easy. Appreciate it though.

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can't you boot to safe mode??

 

assuming it's Windows 7, boot to safe-mode command prompt (if you can) and run migwiz.exe from command prompt..

 

i'm not sure if this works booting from the DVD and using the advanced recovery, but it's worth a try..

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