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hell.... I have read a post that some guy in this forum complaining about something like that .....
so is that true that there are viruses that may mess up with the BIOS it's self ??
and if so... how can we prevent avoid that .... what security precautions we have to set the BOIS at to prevent that mess in case that a virus merged our systems and the AV installed can't help ????


see this


http://www.overclock.net/windows/537...s-malware.html

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.... and I'm glad I have my bios flash lock in my bios enabled to prevent non wanted overwriting of the bios. I just have to remember to disable the lock when ever I update my bios. goes to try to learn nlite and slipstreaming for my new install. arg.


I might be mistaken understanding his post... but any way I would like to ask about that... so is there any virus that's impolite to that score ????
 

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I've heard there are some that can corrupt or flash the bios from within windows (similar to how some mobo update utilities do it), but in a bad way of course.

Haven't seen it actually happen though
 

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hell.... I have read a post that some guy in this forum complaining about something like that .....
so is that true that there are viruses that may mess up with the BIOS it's self ??
and if so... how can we prevent avoid that .... what security precautions we have to set the BOIS at to prevent that mess in case that a virus merged our systems and the AV installed can't help ????


see this


http://www.overclock.net/windows/537...s-malware.html

I might be mistaken understanding his post... but any way I would like to ask about that... so is there any virus that's impolite to that score ????


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CIH_%28computer_virus%29

Yes.
 
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