[Novalug] Looking for bootable floppy lnux that recognises USB
jhart at kevla.org
Fri Jan 19 20:59:36 EST 2007
If you have a second PC, throw this drive in the second PC.
Boot from that PC, and then run your AV app.
> Wow.. talk about a learning curve. Reading linux docs, and playing with live
> CDs... and in radical absorb mode.
> I have an old PC with Windows 98 or 2000 on it. I forget which it is. It
> has a virus. The system wont boot from a hard disk. Therefore, I cant boot
> CentOS live, etc. I fiddled with the bios, and it is so old it wont boot
> from a CD or USB; floppy or hard disk boot options ONLY.
> I created a bootable linux floppt with Injector-linux. IT WORKED! Geez...
> I dont see a device that is associated with USB. The idea, is to buy a 2
> gig thumb drive, or use a USB external hard disk, and move family photos and
> other files to the thumb drive, and then dissinfect them.
> 1. How do I read a USB device from linux when booted from the Injector-linux
> 2. DOes any one have a floppy linux version that does recognise USB devices?
> 3. Is there a linux method of dissinfecting MS Windows viruses, that is
> recent and reliable?
> Folks, your comments and advice has RADICALLY advanced my skills with linux,
> and I am VERY grateful.
> TIA for any advice.
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