Is there virus removal software for Jaunty KDE

Lisi Reisz lisi.reisz at gmail.com
Mon Jun 15 07:27:05 UTC 2009


On Monday 15 June 2009 05:59:39 Steven Vollom wrote:
> On Sunday 14 June 2009 06:59:23 pm Lisi Reisz wrote:
> > On Sunday 14 June 2009 20:26:20 Lisi Reisz wrote:
> > > But if nothing but running a a virus checker will satisfy you, download
> > > and burn the F_Secure rescue CD.  It is intended for Windows  but
> > > itself runs on Linux.  It is a live CD so can scan your whole computer,
> > > and you do not need to install it.  You will find it easily with the
> > > help of Google.  It will find any Windows viruses, if you are
> > > harbouring any and passing them on.
> >
> > I forgot to say, before you start, connect the computer you are checking
> > to the modem you are using, so that the CD can update its virus database.
> >
> > Lisi
>
> Dear Lisi,
>
> I always verify data to be sure I have a good copy.  I burned twice and
> both times is said that the data did not match.  Does this imply that the
> DVDWriter is defective?  Is it possible for downloaded data to cause this. 
> It doesn't make sense to me.  You would think that whatever was downloaded
> would copy and verification  would be the same even if the downloaded data
> was corrupt.
>
> I don't know if that makes any sense, but should I download again and try
> again.  I only have 6 blanks, so I need it to work in 6 attempts.  On the
> download site, there only appeared one download location, and that at the
> bottom of the first page.
>
> I tried to open it anyway and Ark refused.

Check the download before you burn it.  You could also simply try to run the 
CDs to see if they are really flawed.  Remember that this is a live Linux CD 
and not a .exe file.  You won't be able to run it by clicking on it.

> I am going to wait a bit, in case you are still on line, then try a re-
> download and try again.  If I don't succeed then, I will wait for input.

You will find that I am usually in bed between midnight and 6 am UTC.

Lisi




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