Re: Looking for Virus Removal Info

Discussion in 'A+ Certification' started by havinfun69nospam@yahoo.com, Jul 26, 2003.

  1. Guest

    What I just did with a machine with a boot sector
    virus was to boot with a Win 98 floppy and ran Norton AV from the CD.
    Gary

    >Hello again,
    >
    >I am looking for general information on virus removal. Upon my first Google
    >and Jeeves searches, I was able to find some information about removing
    >specific viruses using propietary virus removal programs.
    >
    >That is all good and fine, but...what I am looking for is more fundamental
    >information, such as, what does one do if the virus itself has made the
    >operating system/hard drive difficult or impossible to work with? One
    >solution that I've heard of is to install the hard drive into another box as
    >the secondary drive, and then proceed with the removal. I am also aware
    >that you may be able to boot from an emergency disk, but then how do you go
    >about installing the virus program, or using the removal tools?
    >
    >Any references or first hand experiences will be appreciated.
    >
    >Thanks, again.
    >
    >smackedass
    >
     
    , Jul 26, 2003
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