Posted 30 August 2008 - 10:09 PM
1. No - you _could_ get a virus here, but it would be contained to WINE. You would just have to uninstall and reinstall WINE.
2. No - different OS require different things from applications in order for htem to work. Virii in essence are applications.
3. No - if Windows is not operational (which it is not, if you are using Linux (unless you are using it via VMWare etc)), the virus will not be active. These are not actually being controlled by an entity. If it's the type that harvests info etc, it would push it out somewhere.
Everything has a beginning and an end. Life is just a cycle of starts and stops. There are ends we don't desire, but they're inevitable, we have to face them. It's what being human is all about. -Jet Black; Cowboy Bebop
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