virus

  llez61 08:17 23 Apr 2004
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how can i get my antivirus package to scan my master boot record? where i belive to have viruses hiding. its doing my head in. please help someone !!!

  Gongoozler 08:35 23 Apr 2004

What Antivirus software are you using? In my Norton AV 2002, its Options - Manual Scan - Master boot records.

  keith-236785 09:37 23 Apr 2004

AVG automatically check for boot virus's, dont know it thats the same as MBR,

do you dual boot your system?

if not, useing a win98 startup disk, restart your pc with the disk in and when you get to the prompt

A:>

type fdisk /mbr

that will restore your MBR, overwriting your present one and if you do have a virus there, hopefully it will remove it.

  doriena 09:37 23 Apr 2004

Have you tried Panda activescan. Go to click here
and you can scan your computer for free.

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