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No virii


Oh, I don't know about that. I remember back in high school, we had IBM PC XT systems, which all booted from DOS disks (an entire classroom, not a single hard drive). I never found out where it originally came from, but those boot floppies eventually all got infected with a virus - repeatedly.

We couldn't write-protect them, because part of the class' exercises was to modify the config.sys and autoexec.bat to configure different things at startup. So, the virus kept propagating from floppy to floppy. Part of my job as head of the high school computer club (in hindsight, there was no reason to want to be that guy) was to clean up those floppies...

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Now I remember. The Stoned virus. Smile | :) Good times.
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