[Thinkpad] Protection software (?)

David Perry dperry2 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 27 22:24:57 CDT 2007


Highly agree with Eset Nod32, been using it since last fall (got rid
of Norton, including many hours editing the registry to delete all the
detritus it leaves after running uninstall) and couldn't be happier.


On 4/27/07, Alex Austin <circuitsoft.alex at gmail.com> wrote:
> Get a tomsrtbt or other bootable linux floppy
> Partition the hard drive half/half
> Make the second partition an "invisible FAT" (option in Linux FDisk)
> When the computer is set up correctly, mirror the first partition to the
> second.
> Have the second available to mirror back to the first in case of screwup.
>
> Details:
> fdisk /dev/hda - to edit partition table
> When that's done, install Win98
>
> To mirror:
> cat /dev/hda1 > /dev/hda2
>
> To restore:
> cat /dev/hda2 > /dev/hda1
>
>
> For windows-only options, I strongly recommend ESET NOD32 Antivirus
> (payware) and HijackThis anti-spyware.
>
> - Alex
>
> On 4/27/07, David Perry <dperry2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Also add SpywareGuard http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/products.html,
> > SpywareBlaster http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/, and consider the
> > Winhelp MVPS HOSTS file addition
> > http://mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm, and HijackThis
> > http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/programs.php.
> >
> > If you're truly paranoid, try RootkitRevealer
> >
> >
> http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/Security/RootkitRevealer.mspx
> > and/or F-Secure BlackLight Rootkit
> > http://www.f-secure.com/blacklight/, and if you're really paranoid and
> > truly geeky, IceSword
> > http://www.antirootkit.com/software/IceSword.htm.
> > _______________________________________________
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> >
>
>
>
> --
> - Alex Austin
> Circuitsoft Computer Services
> (651) 238-9273
> www.circuitsoftcs.com
>
> "...and then I visited Wikipedia ...and the next 8 hours are a blur."
>


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