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#1 Nia(:

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Posted 10 May 2009 - 08:15 PM

If your computer is infected, and you plug an iPod in, will the iPod become infected.?
Yes, because it is now attached.?
Or no, because the malware is not directed to infect iPods.?

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Posted 10 May 2009 - 08:30 PM

If your iPod has disk mode, then it uses an AUTORUN.INF file to know what to do when it is plugged in. Therefore, an ipod CAN BE infected.
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Posted 10 May 2009 - 08:31 PM

How would you know if your iPod has "disk mode".?
Sorry I am a little "computer stupid" at times.

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Posted 10 May 2009 - 09:05 PM

Take a look here: Putting iPod into Disk Mode

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Posted 10 May 2009 - 09:13 PM

My post was a bit misleading.

If your ipod has (in itunes) "Enable Disk Use" checked, it uses an AUTORUN.INF file

Also, if you have disabled Autorun (which you should), you'll be fine!

Edited by o_rly, 10 May 2009 - 09:20 PM.

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Posted 11 May 2009 - 02:44 PM

Thank you(:

Edited by Nia(:, 11 May 2009 - 03:47 PM.





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