Do zipped and backed up files contain virus? Share on Facebook Post on reddit Tweet on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Home › Forums › Security › General Security › Do zipped and backed up files contain virus? This topic has 2 replies, 3 voices, and was last updated 12 years, 2 months ago by gforceindustries. Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) Author Posts bspkumarMember Nov 03, 2008 at 2:24 am #136556 My PC severely effected by malware. I am going to reinstall OS .Before that I want to back my files using winzip and windows backup utility. And I want to restore them back to my PC. What precautions I have to follow? I want to learn every aspect of security,any course for that? These issues really annoying. Author Posts Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.