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Using Linux to Fix a Windows XP Virus

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Using Linux to Fix a Windows XP Virus

There are always new uses for your Ubuntu LiveCD popping up around the web. This time to fix a virus on a Windows system…
“Use a LiveCD (I used Kubuntu but, the same will work with Ubuntu as well) and open up the software sources to allow for Universe.

Install KlamAV (KlamAV is the KDE Front End for ClamAV).

Mount the NTFS disk and scan. It worked like a charm and a couple hours later I returned the Laptop without the virus.”
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I sure could have used this on my wifes computer recently!

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I am a linux user for over 10 years and Ubuntu linux is my only operating system. I originally made the jump from Windows to Ubuntu and open source back in early 2007 (using Ubuntu 6.10) for privacy and virus concerns.


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