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Virus on dual hard drives?

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by steadfast199, Oct 16, 2008.

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  1. steadfast199

    steadfast199 Thread Starter

    Mar 22, 2008
    If I have two hard drives running two separate operating systems . If I
    get a virus on one will it automatically infect the other

  2. DaveA

    DaveA Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

    Nov 16, 1999
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    No, NOT automatically, but yes it can infect the other drive.
  3. jason.m


    Oct 16, 2008
    Generally, viruses aren't about infecting harddrives, but infecting windows installations. So its not a bad idea to keep some sensitive/important data on a separate harddrive so if the windows installation gets corrupted you can atleast recover your data.
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