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Old December 20, 2012, 07:35 AM
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Thanks ipaine, that sounds easy too, though I've never tried Hirens yet. I was able to use this old Ubuntu live CD I had from years ago, it gave me write access and deleted the folders. That CD has helped twice now on 2 different jobs. Pretty cool considering I ordered it online as a joke and it actually came in the mail from Sweden or wherever they are based, with some free stickers!

Now word of mouth is getting around and I may have another job to do for a friend in the new year. How do you guys handle a potentially incurable PC, do you just keep scanning until some point you decide it's a lost cause? I'm starting to tell people to bring me their Windows install cd if they have it just in case, but is there an alternate way to legitimately reinstall windows (XP I'm assuming) with someones' original product key but with a generic install cd?
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