--- Aaron Bunyan <aaronb at esatclear.ie> wrote:
> I downloaded a Slackware Linux distribution on use for my
> home pc, and
> whenever I install it ,firstly I can`t seem to boot it and
> get an error
Are you using a UMSDOS version, or have you set up a real ext2
partition for Linux?
> secondly after this happened, when I went back to windows, I
> looked at the
> directory in explorer and the files
> were all corrupted and I couldn`t delete the directory.
> Files were renamed
> to messages like "backdoor opened" and "Haxors rule!". Is
> this the work of a
> Virus of somesort? I ran NORTON'S ANTIVIRUS but I couldn`t
> find anything.I
Looks like Back Orifice 2000 is installed...check for Norton
updates. Be prepared for another massive download to get Slack
back up :/
> managed to delete the directory after running Norton's disk
> Anyone could help me get it installed or has any information
> on what
> happened , I would be Grateful.
But, of course, you could also be in need of a reinstall of
windoze, in addition to having a hacker problem. Win95/98
*loves* reinstallation. Do it as often as you'd normally run
O- nny, who can't think of anything funny to say
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