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Re: [SLE] Dual boot
  • From: peter Nikolic <p.nikolic1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 May 2004 01:17:18 +0100
  • Message-id: <200405280117.18744.p.nikolic1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 27 May 2004 00:18, Mike McMullin wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-05-26 at 11:12, Armando Cerna wrote:
> > marcia wrote:
> > > Dear All,
> > >
> > > I am dual booting with win2000 and Suse8.2pro. I only use
> > > Suse, however I went into my win2000 yesterday briefly to
> > > check on something and noticed that it is not acting right.
> > > The cursor is lagging and it would shutdown on its own
> > > after a few minutes of use. I am hoping an email virus did
> > > not get to it through my linux email.
> > >
> > > Anyway I want to fix it by going into dos and using
> > > scanreg/all but will that wipe out my Suse as well? I will
> > > not do this until I know for sure it will not hurt my Suse
> > > 8.2 setup.
> > >
> > > Any thoughts will be appreciated.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Marcia
> >
> > First off Windows can't even read linux partitions so it is
> > impossible that a virus could get on through linux unless you
> > specifically copied one over and ran it. I would suggest
> > doing the registry scan which is safe and won't hurt suse.
> > Also you should download spy bot search and destroy so that
> > you can remove any spy ware that could be potentially slowing
> > down your machine. Maybe some antivirus is in order but I
> > wouldn't invest the money if you aren't using the machine. I
> > think there are some free anti-virus solutions out there.
> > Good Luck.
> >
> > Armando
>
> Actually there is explorext2 which allows for access of an
> ext2 file system, and there is also a program being developed
> to allow windows users to browse a Reiser file system.
>
> Mike -- clarifying

Now thereĊ› the sort of thing you dont need to hear windBlows
getting access to the reiser FS bad news to say the least .
--
G6NJR Pete otherwise known as "Quinton 11"

A Linux Only area Happy bug hunting M$ clan

Pete,,,,, :-)

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