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This book contains many real life examples derived from the author's experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

All those friendly features that you can find in other antivirus programs, cannot be found in F-Prot for DOS (Frisk Software offers also other versions of F-Prot, which are user friendly, and include all the advanced features that you can find in products by other companies, but those are not free).

We shall give here some information about how to install and handle it correctly, and how to make its use more user friendly.

no option for running the antivirus in the background for providing active protection).

If you are not an experienced PC user, you might prefer to skip some parts in this document which offer some advanced features, but might be complicated to follow to a pedestrian.

I had some problems with creating floppy images using Win Image and Partition Magic rescue diskettes.

I have found Virtual Floppy Drive and extracted it to some dir.

I'm not affiliated with Frisk Software (the company that develops F-Prot).

It is considered as a very good antivirus program and although it is called "F-Prot for DOS" it is totally up to date and can be used also in any home Windows operating system, (up to some non-common exception, see comment ), and identify and remove the most modern viruses and worms.

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