Linux-and-Virus Programs?

Gregory Nowak greg at
Wed Nov 12 18:14:25 EST 2003

Actually, if you have a self-extracting zip file, which would be an
executable, you can run that file through the unzip program in
gnu/linux, and it will unzip the contents of the exe for you.


On Wed, Nov 12, 2003 at 05:58:56PM -0500, Sina Bahram wrote:
> Janina how can one unzip a .exe file?
> Also, viruses can do massive damage on temporary user accounts. I don't
> believe this would be a wise course of action to pursue. I believe you
> might be thinking about this advice on a Linux box, but certainly not on
> Windows.
> Take care,
> Sina
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