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    making MBR read-only (XP SP-3)

    I was listening to a blog today Rootkit Protection that was talking about a new rootkit that Symantec says can be protected against by making the MBR read-only.

    How do I do this?

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    Re: making MBR read-only (XP SP-3)

    Chuck,
    Where did that link mention about Symantec being able to make the MBR read-only?
    Didn't see that at all. <img src=/S/nope.gif border=0 alt=nope width=15 height=15>
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    Re: making MBR read-only (XP SP-3)

    Bob:

    I didn't see anything on the HOW either... though I may have just missed it... but if they "all" mention it I figger there's got to be a way, and it seemed like a good idea to boot!

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    Re: making MBR read-only (XP SP-3)

    Your motherboard & BIOS have to support it. See How to make MBR of HDD as read only & Stealth MBR rootkit - dslreports.com.

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    Re: making MBR read-only (XP SP-3)

    OK... thanks Joe.

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