Linux-based Windows antivirus tools...

Lennart Sorensen lsorense-1wCw9BSqJbv44Nm34jS7GywD8/FfD2ys at
Thu Nov 12 20:36:43 UTC 2009

On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 03:34:26PM -0500, D. Hugh Redelmeier wrote:
> You can never be sure that you've gotten rid of an infection.  The
> safest response is to reinstall the system from scratch, wiping all
> the disks, including the boot sectors.  (In theory, even that is not
> enough: the BIOS eeprom might have been corrupted.  I've not heard of
> that actually happening.)
> How is it that Dell restore disks (if that is what they are) don't
> restore?

Restoring to factury state often means factory partition table and
software, even though that's not what you want if you also have dual
boot setup on the machine.

Rather obnoxious things those 'restore' discs are.

Len Sorensen
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