So I would like to know if assuming there is virus on G:/ and I booted windows 8 on C:/ but disable G:/ through device manager thus making it disappear under "my computer" This would effectively quarantine virus on G:/ and prevent it from spreading into C:/ correct ? But what if G:/ is a partition and instead of disabling it, I only dismount it by not giving it a letter in disk management, would it be possible for virus be still active even though the partition it resides in has been dismounted but not disabled ?
Can a virus that is located in a partition that has been dismounted still be active ?
What about a virus that is in a drive that has been disabled in device manager. Can it still be active and spread onto other drives ?
Thanks for any feedback
Edited by Orange Blossom, 06 January 2015 - 01:47 AM.
Moved to more appropriate forum. ~ OB