After A Computer Virus, I’m Back Online!

I was looking forward to another night online last week, when my computer gave me a disturbing message.

“TROJAN ACQUIRED”

It slowed down considerably and I couldn’t access anything. A virus scan failed to resolve the problem. Finally, Internet Explorer was completely unfunctionable. I had to do the unthinkable, completely reformat the hard drive and re-install Windows XP.

That meant re-installing every program I had on the computer. Luckily, all my important documents were on an external hard drive, so there was very few adjustments. However, my screenplay software hasn’t been installed due to a upload problem with the disc.

The experience left me with a very valued lesson. Always be prepared for the unthinkable. Back up your stuff!!

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About smoothjazzandmore

I'm a TV producer and an Internet radio broadcaster. I also write for my blogs (An Op-Ed Blog and a Football Blog) here at WordPress.
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