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sazd1
16-10-2009, 01:14 AM
I have virus problem in my computer so i will have to reinstall Windows.
I am trying to copy data to a Pocket hard disk but i fear that my pocket hard disk will get infected too due to transfer of virus alongwith data.
Also I want to copy all the drivers from the infected computer so that when i reinstall Windows i would not have to search for drivers of my Peripherals already installed because i donot have CDs of drivers of many of my peripherals like modem, soundcard, vedio graphic card.
Please guide me how i can do this.

pctek
16-10-2009, 07:49 AM
Download them form the manufacturers website directly onto your external drive.

Blam
16-10-2009, 08:48 AM
I have virus problem in my computer so i will have to reinstall Windows.
I am trying to copy data to a Pocket hard disk but i fear that my pocket hard disk will get infected too due to transfer of virus alongwith data.
Also I want to copy all the drivers from the infected computer so that when i reinstall Windows i would not have to search for drivers of my Peripherals already installed because i donot have CDs of drivers of many of my peripherals like modem, soundcard, vedio graphic card.
Please guide me how i can do this.

If you have Vista or 7 copy everything from C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository

If you have XP, use DriverMax, DriveBackup!, or Driver Magician.

Blam

sazd1
17-10-2009, 12:38 AM
Hi Blam
Thanks DriverMax is an excellent tool. Thanks so much for that.