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|Effects: ||It infects the boot sector of the hard disk.|
|Detection updated on:||May 2, 2001|
EraseMBR.D is a Trojan that deletes the Master Boot Record of the hard disk every time that the computer is started.
EraseMBR.D also infects the Partition Table of the hard disk. When the computer is booted from an infected floppy disk, it goes memory resident.
Due to the actions carried out by EraseMBR.D, it can be considered a dangerous virus, as it prevents the affected computer from starting up, at least, from the hard disk.
Computers infected by EraseMBR.D have problems starting up.