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    Re: computer wiped clean???

    Quote Originally Posted by Shami-Amourae View Post
    Look into Opera. It has a built in VPN you can turn on/off.
    Thanks! I think that's the one that someone recommended.

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    Re: computer wiped clean???

    There are free to download file recovery tools on line. But first use Windows restore feature. Hopefully you have a recent restore point.
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    Re: computer wiped clean???

    puters regularly save restore files - and never delete them -- so much saving that it will clog your memory if you have the puter for many years

    they are listed by date in some file

    never wanted to know that - but had to

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    Re: computer wiped clean???

    I use a USB disc drive for backing up my data. The one I have now is a Western Digital 1terabyte drive that cost about $50.00
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    Re: computer wiped clean???

    Quote Originally Posted by Amanda View Post
    today I got online and it seems like my computer has been wiped clean. I have no idea what happened. I got on and firefox acted like I was new and all my saved pages/sites/favorites were all gone.
    then I went into word and all my documents are gone.

    I have no idea what happened.


    any ideas?


    Have you ever heard of this before? I feel like I'm going insane!!!
    Sounds like you have malware. Do Not Reboot before you run a bunch of malware programs. Malwarbytes is a start and look farther and clean. If you reboot whatever may be in there can go farther. I dealt with this shit a few times, that's why I stick with XP. No one tries to fuck with such an old OS. Always back your files up on a 2nd drive so if the computer totaly is jacked you can reinstall OS and still have your crap on the extra drive.

    Good luck and I hope you can fix this.
    Jackie did it and you know it!

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    Re: computer wiped clean???

    Stay AWAY from geek squad. They
    took a friends laptop and copied the files and sent them to the fbi because she was a firebrand for truth . Sound familiar? And, ​welcome back stranger.

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    Re: computer wiped clean???

    If its windblows, get an external hard drive & make an drive image backup every 5 months or so, you will use it every 3yrs. or so.

    All the web browsers store most any or all info. Online anymore, you may be able to find those logging into yours at a different machine.

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