by R. Proffitt Moderator - 1/11/13 10:15 AM

In Reply to: Help with 2 versions of XP on computer by rogerwh0825

In regards to installed programs (or applications) a change in Windows that occurred in 1995 changed how programs are installed and the change meant we can't easily transfer programs from one PC to another or from one OS install to another.

-> As you discovered, we can often remove the virus or pests but the repair of the damage is never a sure thing. That's why you read so much about backup copies of what you can't lose.