AVG6 BootScan

Discussion in 'Computer Information' started by V W Wall, Nov 3, 2003.

  1. V W Wall

    V W Wall Guest

    AVG6's normal installation puts a call in autoexec.bat to AVG6's
    bootup.exe. This scans the boot sectors on every system (Win98),
    boot. Is it worth saving a few seconds by removing this call, and
    putting a BOOTSCAN.PIF on the desktop to use bootup.exe whenever it
    might be necessary? Boot viruses seem to be pretty rare lately.

    Virg Wall
    --
    A foolish consistency is the
    hobgoblin of little minds,........
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    (Microsoft programmer's manual.)
     
    V W Wall, Nov 3, 2003
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  2. V W Wall

    derek / nul Guest

    I would think not, you never know when a new one will pop up.

    On Mon, 03 Nov 2003 06:08:33 GMT, V W Wall <> wrote:

    >AVG6's normal installation puts a call in autoexec.bat to AVG6's
    >bootup.exe. This scans the boot sectors on every system (Win98),
    >boot. Is it worth saving a few seconds by removing this call, and
    >putting a BOOTSCAN.PIF on the desktop to use bootup.exe whenever it
    >might be necessary? Boot viruses seem to be pretty rare lately.
    >
    >Virg Wall
     
    derek / nul, Nov 3, 2003
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