Network Virus

Question

Can a virus spread through a network from an infected computer

if file sharing is not enabled? Is it safe to leave a know virus infected

computer on a network with others without this feature enabled,

or can the virus spread through the network in some other manner?

Answer

This question was answered on March 11, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

As long as you contain the virus in the client computer it should be fine Disable any file sharing in that client computer just to be safe.

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Author

Posted by jose of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 11, 2003