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Old 21 September 2013, 10:06   #4
Leandro Jardim
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Originally Posted by Sandro View Post
Amiga virus do not damage hardisk' bootblock were designed in the floppy era
however some virus attack files on hardisk, the most aggressive one is sadam virus, but it can be eliminated easily running Viruz Z
This issue I ran with UAE not so many time ago, unfortunately was very late when I found it, and a lot of files were infected.

Originally Posted by Toni Wilen View Post
Also even if bootblock virus gets written to HD (for some unknown reason), it won't be executed. Harddrives do not use floppy bootblock boot method.
Eh eh, I did this discovery not so many time ago, when I did let VirusZ overwrite the hard disk MBR with a DOS bootblock, I though, "ah, if they are different, it will not allow this", but it did not work, and the beginning of the hardfile got damaged by the bootblock. Doh!

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