VIREX-PC May Incorrectly Report Viruses with VSAFE Installed (98766)
The information in this article applies to:
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.0
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.2
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.21
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.22
This article was previously published under Q98766
If you run the virus-detection utility VIREX-PC when the MS-DOS VSAFE
utility is loaded in memory, viruses may be incorrectly identified.
Removing VSAFE from memory with the VSAFE /U command and then running
the VIREX-PC utility corrects this problem.
VIREX-PC is a virus-detection utility manufactured by Microcom
Incorporated. If VSAFE is loaded in memory from the AUTOEXEC.BAT file
or from the command line, boot sector viruses (such as FLIP, EVIL
EMPIRE, SWAP, BEIJING and others) may be incorrectly identified by the
VIREX-PC is manufactured by Microcom Inc., a vendor independent of
Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding this
product's performance or reliability.
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