Virus Checking

From: Max Eskin <>
Date: Tue Dec 29 21:00:22 1998

On Tue, 29 Dec 1998 wrote:
> If you're dual-booting, installing Linux (and LILO) will not get rid
> of many (installed under DOS) boot-sector viruses. I speak from
> experience I'd prefer to have avoided, but the experience was in the
> long run invaluable. I'll never dual-boot again, in fact I'll boot
> even my Linux-only systems from floppy most of the time.

For one thing, I've never gotten any virus. FOr the other, can't you get
rid of boot sector virii w/FDISK /MBR? If not, what is a good way of
getting rid of them?
Max Eskin | | AOL: kurtkilgor
Received on Tue Dec 29 1998 - 21:00:22 GMT

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