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Old 08-16-2006, 07:54 AM   #31 (permalink)
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interesting mabey i didnt read it right mabey it altered their settings, it was a long time ago .
Oh its definately possible to wipe or atleast corrupt the CMOS from within windows, consider for example those BIOs flashes with can be run from windows.
I guess all the virus would need to do is use some of that flashing code to write junk to the bios.
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found it

http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,12...7/article.html
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quote i had a feeling it was possible i knew that a virus on the existing os could alter delete or corrupt the CMOS i couldnt see why not. if a bios flash could do it why not a virus
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Old 08-16-2006, 02:33 PM   #34 (permalink)
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heres a sample of the progs i use:

foxit reader
Adobe reader
microsoft reader
Kaspersky antivirus
ewido
spybot search and destroy
adaware
dvd genie
truecrypt
asusdvd2000
dosbox
bitcomet
Cdex1.5
everest home
regcleaner
ccleaner
spywareblaster
hijackthis
jap
blacklight
winrar
winimage
super pi
prime95
3dmark
google earth
ethereal
c++builder6
sandra lite 05
firefox
security task manager
debugging tools for windows
debugwiz
xp support tools
md5 checksum
winpcap
nmap
xp office
messenger7.5
divx
ATItool
cpuz
daemon tools
diskkeeper
imageshrink
nvtweak
rivatuner
quickzip
resource hacker
rootkit revealer
acronis trueimage
ultramon
winundelete
winzip
xsetup
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