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    live cd - virus scan


    i heard about a live distro, that can i use to scan files for viruses, but i forgoted its name. does somebody know it?
    and can i use it also for scanning windows partition??? because i have a partition with windows installed and i there is probably a virus so i want to scan this partition and maybe also fix the problem file...

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    AFAIK, many live cds include clamav for this purpose. I recommend knoppix.

    After booting you'll need to run freshclam to update your definitions and then you can scan for viruses.

    Check out knoppix's project page for more details, and for information on scanning fat32 / ntfs partitions.

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