What is the best way to get all the junk off of my computer and install windows Tags: Junk Computers Windows Vista Last response: January 10, 2012 11:53 PM in Windows Vista Share stickdude505 January 10, 2012 9:53:02 PM i want to get rid of windows vista and install windows 7. but i want to do it in a way that i can get rid of all the viruses and problems that are on my computer now. More about : junk computer install windows hikey mikey January 10, 2012 10:18:15 PM First of all, There are several good (and free) anti-virus programs out there, I like MS Security Essentials. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/products/sec... Download it and do a full scan and then remove the malware it finds. I've never switched an OS from one to the other, so I can't help you there. Mike hikey mikey January 10, 2012 10:20:32 PM Ah, I'm new to this forum, and I didn't see that there is actually a good guide to removing malware in a sticky thread in this forum. Check it out! Related resources Good free programs that speed up computer , clean junk - Forum Is there a way to "wall off " one computer on a home network? - Forum SSD for OS and Raid 1 for files? What 's best way to do - Forum Show me your junk ! - Forum WD is making junk hdds....AVOID - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer nikorr January 10, 2012 11:34:34 PM U are right ^^^ hikey mikey. Run #1 and than #2 @ Simple and free guide to removing malware nikorr January 10, 2012 11:36:38 PM stickdude505 said:i want to get rid of windows vista and install windows 7. but i want to do it in a way that i can get rid of all the viruses and problems that are on my computer now. Also, u can kill all the viruses by installing Win 7, by choosing the option to format the drive before the install. SR-71 Blackbird January 10, 2012 11:53:29 PM http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Installing-... Read the custom installation with format ^ Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSimple and free guide to removing malware ForumUpgrading my current piece-of- junk ForumWhat is the best way to set up a computer with SSD and a SATA drive ForumWhat 's The Best Way to Install New Video Drivers? ForumOCZ is junk ... ForumATI are junk , stay away!!! ForumASUS P4B533 is JUNK ! ForumI hate del,how da F**K can I Overclock this junk ForumWhat 's the best way to install a new motherboard and Windows 7 ForumGetting the most from some junk for a good cause. ForumWhat is the best way to protect my computer ForumDell please don't load my new computer with all that junk ! Forum[Solved] Vista busness 32 product key free ForumOnline help disk d is full what can i do??? ForumOEM Disk Won't Accept Product Key Clean Install (Home Basic/Business) More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !