Anti Virus over multipul Drives/ a Network

  ZAXBYC 00:15 10 Jun 06


I have a setup in which i use a sercure OS for all my work, ie it has a firewall antivirus etc on it to keep it nice and safe.

I have other partitions without these safety features that i use for downloading and gaming.

When using my antivirus/ spyware removal program on the secure partition are they still able to effectively clean any other partions or would they not be able to see some virus/spyware becuase it wouldnt be "active"

Incidently, if drives of other computers are mapped over a network with full access rights could this be done to scan multiple computers drives remotely?

Thanks for any help,


  terryf 01:15 10 Jun 06

How do the other pcs on the network connect to the internet? through a router? can they individually connect? if so I would suggest loading the same av progs on each.

  ZAXBYC 01:49 10 Jun 06

In a few weeks there will be a server connected to the net and all other computers will acess the net through this server.

I was considering running just one Antivirus on the server that is scheduled to run and scan all the attached computers over night.


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