win 98 / virus

Discussion in 'Backup and Security' started by chasinfla, Nov 23, 2003.

  1. i dunno what virus it is, but is there any hope for this old machine? Running Norton Antivirus right now....
     
  2. nkhoi

    nkhoi Moderator

    as last resource go ahead re-install win 98, I'd done it plenty of time.
     
  3. but make sure your drinking if you do :p
     
  4. trendy

    trendy

    You can also try www.pandasoftware.com. They have a free on-line virus scanner. It has worked well for me.
     
  5. well...what happened??
     
  6. it started bogging down...more and more. that's about it. it runs, but it's slow and choppy.

    thanks all for the help.

    chas
     
  7. reformat. it's easy but laborious.
     
  8. really? k, guess I'll back stuff up. hard drive crashed on the main machine...