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The PIT
1st April 2003, 03:10
I want to use dos virus scan files on a bootable CD. Now mcafee in there wisdom have hidden the folder the files are in. I cannot unhide the folder these files reside in. You do a search and copy the files one by one that way but it would be easier to do this directly from the folder.

Technoid
1st April 2003, 03:44
Originally posted by The PIT
I want to use dos virus scan files on a bootable CD. Now mcafee in there wisdom have hidden the folder the files are in. I cannot unhide the folder these files reside in. You do a search and copy the files one by one that way but it would be easier to do this directly from the folder.

hidden folders on Windows is a joke :D

Just tell Explorer to display them anyway ;)

The PIT
1st April 2003, 04:21
In this it doesn't work though. :( :(

Gurm
1st April 2003, 05:05
No no, Pit.

It's either not really a hidden folder, or it will just show up if you pick "show hidden files and folders" in Explorer.

My guess is it's some kind of compressed archive-thing... to protect the scanner files from corruption.

But McAfee sucks. In DOS, use F-Prot. In Windows, use AVG.

I have spoken.

- Gurm

The PIT
1st April 2003, 05:34
Well we've got a choice.

Sophos >>> delete those infected work files.

mcafee >>> I'll try and clean them.


When the os won't boot cos it's fubbarred a bootable cd is useful.
When it's a laptop we can't remove the hard drive and stick it in another pc.

Gurm
1st April 2003, 05:44
I repeat...

F-Prot is free...

I have spoken.

- Gurm

The PIT
1st April 2003, 05:54
Just downloaded it but had to go elsewhere for the latest defs.