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Dual boot system protect from virus??!! RRS feed

  • Question

  • I just built a dual boot system with Vista and XP PRo on my partioned C drive. If my Vista system got a virus/trojan ect. Would that effect the whole system or just the side that has the infected OS???
    Sunday, February 25, 2007 5:06 AM

Answers

  • Some say that since the HDD, as a whole will be affected.. but some oppose it!!
    Monday, February 26, 2007 12:32 PM

All replies

  • Not tested yet but I think WHOLE system will not be affected.
    Monday, February 26, 2007 6:20 AM
  • Some say that since the HDD, as a whole will be affected.. but some oppose it!!
    Monday, February 26, 2007 12:32 PM
  • i thnk the whole hdd will be affected....
    Tuesday, February 27, 2007 1:54 PM
  • i think that only the os will get affected as most trojans/virus are designed to attack the os.

    Vista having a secure kernel is a tough nut to crack but not impossible. We may say tht it is more secure than XP pro

    Tuesday, February 27, 2007 6:02 PM