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How to protect T61 BIOS from virus -- request for information

2008-08-29, 17:36 PM

Is it possible for a virus to hide in BIOS? 

 

What preventive steps could one take to protect BIOS from viruses in T61?

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Re: How to protect T61 BIOS from virus -- request for information

2008-08-29, 18:23 PM
did you check out whether you have write protect option in the BIOS?its highly unlikely that BIOS may get corrupted by a virus but its in the rarest of the rare case

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Re: How to protect T61 BIOS from virus -- request for information

2008-08-31, 12:25 PM
Thanks Samavedan.
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