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Topic # 8183 10-Jun-2006 16:59
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i have a 250G Seagate ex hardrive i was wondering can spware or any other known viruses can get on my external
and if so wat can i do to keep it off

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Reply # 38130 10-Jun-2006 17:16
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They can infect programs installed on the drive, or data files (such as those containing macros). You can just do well with your antivirus and antispyware, since they will just scan it as any other drive.

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