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|Effects: ||It infects the boot sector of disk drives, making it difficult for the affected computer to start up.|
|Detection updated on:||April 4, 2001|
Boot-437.A is a boot virus that does not have any destructive effects, which infects the boot sector of floppy disks and hard disks.
Boot-437.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate that it has infected a computer. Occasionally, the high-density floppy disks used on the infected computer may lose some of the files they contain.
Furthermore, write and read access to infected floppy disks will be slower than usual.