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Dban does it remove rootkit,malware,spyware al sort of virus

Hello there I'm bujar I had a virus which couldn't get removed with rescue CD or anything didn't know which type I recently doing dban and can you pc experts or had this problem can you tell me if dban deletes all these viruses so there non existent on my drive anymore
What the virus did is steal packets on my internet yes I did all checkups with isp card adapters everything and tryed same wire with laptop worked fine

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Dban will delete everything on that drive.

Hope you've got backups.
Dafydd.

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Some site says that will not remove some parts

Example sayed some rootkits can be there topics some people wrote so now I'm uncomfortable and like curious because I'm just hoping that I don't need. To buy new hdd because if the virus stil exist then my internet **** again

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Rest assured.

Dban will remove everything. All that's left is a blank HDD. Are you confused over a bios virus? Very unlikely.
Dafydd.

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Hopefully not

I hope it's not a bios virus because I did a rescue CD with bitdefender and kaspersky and it didn't delete it Istill was getting internet issuse

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you need to tell more..

details of your machine OS etc. Warning, Dban will delete the operating system as well.
If you don't have a backup or restore media, don't use Dban.
Dafydd.

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It's good I want to delete every single thing

I checked if its a bios on forums its not I don't get wierd messages or pop-up sites to download specs 4 gb ram aata 3 drive 500gb core. 2 duo q8400 2.9 ghz

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If you want a blank HDD, fine.
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Tryed this blanking hdd at the moment

I tryed this all these anti anti stuff and all these anti viruses malware combo fix nothing worked that's why I think it's best to just blank hdd and install fresh os

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As long as you have everything to reinstall...

go ahead. Do you need to recover files? Late here, 2am. No doubt others will respond.
Dafydd.

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(NT) I apriciate your help bro
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Think it was rootkit

All anti stuff couldn't detect the virus.!hopefully this will fuvk the **** out of the rootkit

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Dban will destroy everything!

As long as you have backup and restore media, you're good to go.
Dafydd.

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DBAN isn't anti-virus anything

DBAN wasn't intended to be a protective prog. It was meant as a "disk wiper" or HD cleaner, preparing a HD for re-use. It does totally format a HD or wipe it clean. However, it may not entirely get at the so-called maintenance area of the HD which is intended to IDent the HD itself, like a SATA, 500gb and maker specs, in other words, build-in specs. However, many malware or virus hardly attach there but use the data area that the HD typically uses that's available. IMHO, it can recover a HD for use if so much malware/virus is found and problematic in recovery, then as last resort completely clean the HD for re-use. Thus, it may appear to be a virus protection but more of an after-effect of throwing everything out, regardless because of low-level reformatting. It should be a step considered if everything else fails to correct the problem, and forget about saving dat, it maybe already too late. That's because wwhat you may save could included infected data as well and repeat past issues.

tada ------Willy Happy

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