Is this a better way to scan with RootkitRevealer 1.4 ?

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by surferdude, Apr 11, 2005.

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  1. surferdude

    surferdude Guest

    I have two separate hard drives in my computer (C & F), with two different Windows operating systems on each drive.

    So my question is, if I scan one hard drive with RootkitRevealer.exe, from the other drive (F to C for example), are there any benefits from doing a scan this way?

    Is this a better way to do a scan? Or is there little difference from doing a scan on the same drive?

    I thought I heard it mentioned somewhere that scanning one drive from another drive (or another computer) is the best way to do a scan because the rootkit can't detect that your doing a scan or something like that.

    Thanks for any insights and help.
     
  2. zcv

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    That's how I'm set up and do reciprical scans. It is better from a theoretical standpoint, whether its better in reality, I don't know, scans never find anything.

    BTW, the scans end up scanning both anyway - if run from the 2nd OS, D in my case, it'll scan C first then D, running the scan from C, same.

    Regards - Charles
     
  3. controler

    controler Guest

    And I have suggested using a RAM drive with a virtual OS loaded but never did get any comments.


    Bruce
     
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