On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 05:28:47PM +0100 or thereabouts, Jerry Walsh wrote:
> I got hit by CIH a few years back and it wiped 10Gb of data (3 years of
> coding included) - it didn't get to my second disk and it didn't corrupt
> the bios. I got the ripper twice before that. The ripper didn't do much
> damage, the CIH was the evil one thou ... hrm, and i still don't run an
> antivirus program ... Oh well!
www.grc.com has a cure for cih. It'll recover any FAT32 partition (*with*
the data) without problems since the backup copy of the fat is beyond the
first megabyte that cih overwrites. IIRC, you need to have some idea of
the partition layout for the initial recovery though.
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