Re: Hit by virus !? Help, please...
In foo.debian-user, you wrote:
> after my kid was playing games on win95 yesterday
> evening i was unable to boot into Linux - actually unable
> to boot into win95 also... Looks like some kind of
> virus destroyed boot sector with partition table.
> i can remember approximate partition sizes and order.
> Is there any way to recover partition table and the system
> as well ?
You got hit with the CIH virus. It was well publicized at least
a week prior to the detonation date (yesterday). All reports that
I have seen don't hold much hope for recovering without a full reinstall.
(hope you backed up your data..)
It is an unfortunate fact that if you want to run Windows on a machine
nowadays, you must pay tribute to the antivirus gods or suffer their
wrath from time to time.