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by neal_jonk / August 8, 2008 2:20 PM PDT

Hi,

I sent my new Core 2- Duo, 512 MB, 160 GB, laptop for some installations with my System engineer in office where I work. He kept working on it for the whole day doing many sorts of things and end of day in night when I went to take it back, TO MY GREAT SURPRISE only WinXP and two or three other softwares were loaded into it. He said that due to formatting time he was not able to do too many of things on it. While I know he kept working on it all throughout the day and kept on doing many things on it.

I suspect that he was either doing some harm to my computer, making some changes in computer hardware or other thing that I suspect is that he was installing all sort of rubbish programs on my computer like spyware so as keep track of my activities as I am going to connect my computer with Internet too.

I want to know if any system engineer can make any changes in my chip and temper or do harm in any possible way and also I want to know if somebody could possibly install some software into my system which affects the speed of computer and also keep spying for him about all the things I am doing.

I want to know if something of this sort can be done into a system in which only you all people can help me knowing about it.

A big thanks to you all.

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