Re: multiple partitions are safer in virus infection?
Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2005 20:12:28 GMT
| In terms of virus infection, having multiple partitions
| are safer than single partition?
| For example, if the machine has drive C, D, and E.
| Drive C is the windows operating system, and drive D and E are
| data files drives. If drive C is infected, will it infect
| drive D and E also?
| Please advise. thanks!!
In short NO.
The number of drive letters or partitions has no bearing on being safer in terms of viruses.
A true virus will seek out anything and everything its payload is designed for.
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