sbahram at nc.rr.com
Wed Nov 12 18:31:14 EST 2003
Thanks, I'm familiar with that. however, I was refering to executable
files and not self extracting executables, which is most likely what he
has downloaded. It is almost certainly a virus anyways.
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Sent: Wednesday, November 12, 2003 6:14 PM
To: sbahram at nc.rr.com; Speakup is a screen review system for Linux.
Subject: Re: Linux-and-Virus Programs?
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,
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