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silkie

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    saved files and viruses
    « on: August 15, 2017, 03:12:13 AM »
    If you save/back- up files when changing computers or os are you saving any viruses they may contain?

    Allan

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    Re: saved files and viruses
    « Reply #1 on: August 15, 2017, 05:50:20 AM »
    yes

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    Re: saved files and viruses
    « Reply #2 on: August 15, 2017, 01:21:41 PM »
    It is best to scan those files before putting them back on your computer.
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    silkie

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      Re: saved files and viruses
      « Reply #3 on: August 15, 2017, 05:51:13 PM »
      Thanks for replies and advice.