[Fwd: question re deep freeze]

Julia Schult jschult at elmira.edu
Tue Oct 17 09:00:25 EDT 2000

I asked Deep Freeze about boot sector viruses and got the following answer:

"Steve A. Main" wrote:

> Julia,
>          When Enabled, Deep Freeze prevents writes to the boot sector, so
> viruses should not be able to attach to the boot sector.
> Sincerely,
> Steve Main
> Technical Support
> Hyper Technologies Inc.
> www.winselect.com
> At 09:49 AM 10/12/00, you wrote:
> >I am already a Deep Freeze user for our library's public computers.
> >Another librarian has raised a question that I do not know the answer
> >to:  does Deep Freeze protect against viruses in the boot sector?
> >
> >If a computer running Deep Freeze gets a boot sector virus, does that go
> >away when you restart?
> >
> >---Julia E. Schult
> >Access/Electronic Services Librarian
> >Elmira College
> >Jschult at elmira.edu

---Julia E. Schult
Access/Electronic Services Librarian
Elmira College
Jschult at elmira.edu

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