[RC5] Re: rc5-digest V1 #167
William Scott Lockwood III
wsl3 at home.com
Mon Mar 16 12:27:28 EST 1998
Aaron Cannon wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Mar 1998, William Scott Lockwood III wrote:
> > Open a dos prompt. Type: FDISK /MBR <Enter>
> > Then re-boot.
> I appreciate the help but I hope you won't mind if I ask what this will do
> before I do it.
It will re-write your OS's Master Boot Record, hopefully erasing the Virus.
The reboot afterwards is to keep the virus (which may be in memory) from
re-infecting your MBR. Don't shut down, just hit the kill switch, or reset
button after the command completes.
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