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Was hacked July, still need to clean laptop


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Greetings all,

I was hacked in July - they  got my laptop first, it'w a wifi connection. My desktop was clean for a coulple of days. But apparently the hackers got in through the internet, so that means they knew my external IP address. So my desktop was hit too.

Desktop is clean and I've been working on failed drives and my data being lost on that failed backup drive!

I still have much to do, but I'd really like to look into getting my laptop cleaned.

Thanks a lot.



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Hello and :welcome:
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Edited by dbreeze
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I replied to u on Tue or Wed, I think - and and I don't see it here. I'm sure u have closed the topic - that's fine. But want u to know I did not just blow u off.

My laptop has no power, so until i get word back from the tech svc, I won't know anything. It's warranty just ran out a month ago, ain't that the way it goes?!  :( 

So, when/if I get it repaired, should I just start a new topic?

Thanks, and sorry my earlier post didn't get to u.


Edited by ckbeme
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