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Well, I'd be careful: it is possible that WINE has access to your other drives. For example, you can set your Z: or something to point to ~/, so you ...
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    Linux Guru Cabhan's Avatar
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    Well, I'd be careful: it is possible that WINE has access to your other drives. For example, you can set your Z: or something to point to ~/, so you can access your files even in Wine.

    So assuming it is a virus, make sure that your Linux stuff is isolated from Wine.

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    I wouldn't think you can harm your own linux install, unless you are running as root - but even then it wouldn't be targetted at you. What it might do is destroy your wine directories, and might spread to other machines. If you use winetools and made a backup of your config...now might be a good time to restore, if not out of courtesy to your Windows using friends

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