I have my laptop started in safe mode.

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jman1105 - Sep 24, 2009 at 08:14 PM
Asten M
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- Sep 25, 2009 at 10:31 AM
Hello,

I have my laptop started in safe mode cuz it apparently has a virus. can i save selected files to disc from this point? any ideas on how to proceed to restore my computer? for some reason i cant do a normal system restore.

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Asten M
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Sep 25, 2009 at 10:31 AM
Hi,

Yes you should be able to save to a separate disc or external drive from safe mode, but first I would suggest rebooting into "Safe mode with networking" and going to https://www.trendmicro.com/en_us/forHome/products/housecall.html and running a system virus scan.
You wouldn't want to risk transferring the virus to external memory because even if you reformat, it could come back once you plug it into the fresh O.S.


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Asten
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