PRESS: run windows viruses with wine ...

Mike Hearn mh at
Thu Jan 27 13:36:54 CST 2005

On Thu, 27 Jan 2005 08:29:08 -0600, Brad DeMorrow wrote:
> Many also seem to be worried that a virus under wine could do damage to 
> their other partition with windows installed.  I tell them that without 
> an entry in Wine's configuration for that virtual drive - any pure 
> windows application wouldn't even know that such a drive existed.

That's not quite right, some viruses just do a recursive search for all PE
EXE/DLL files. They will find a real Windows drive eventually if it's
mounted r/w as drive z: makes the whole system available.

thanks -mike

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