[RC5] Re: rc5-digest V1 #167

William Scott Lockwood III wsl3 at home.com
Mon Mar 16 12:27:28 EST 1998


Hello Aaron!

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.

--
TTYL,
Scott Lockwood
mailto:wsl3 at home.com ICQ: 9554946 http://24.4.81.254/

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