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Antivirus software and resources for DOS.

DOS File Viruses

From Kaspersky, a list of file viruses and their accompanying descriptions infected DOS-related files.

AVDisk Rescue Disk Creator

AVDisk provides a simple means of creating rescue disks for F-Prot and AVP (Kaspersky) users. Requires PKZip for DOS, which can be downloaded from the same location.

Fix-CIH Data Recovery

From Steve Gibson, a free utility to recover data lost due to CIH infection.

F-Prot Antivirus for DOS

F-Prot Antivirus for DOS is a classic. An ideal second opinion scanner (or as a must-have tool for cleansing boot sector infections), F-Prot Antivirus for DOS is free for personal use.

AntiVir

Avira command line scanner for Windows 2000, XP, and Vista.

Protector Plus

Proland's DOS version checks the boot sector and the partition table when the computer is re-booted. If an infection is detected, the boot sector and the partition table are rebuilt.

Sophos Anti-Virus

Sophos provides emergency antivirus protection for DOS users. Supports both FAT and FAT32 file systems.

VSUM

For obvious reasons, this resource on DOS viruses hasn't been updated since Sept. 98. Still, a good source for DOS virus information.

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