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by R
Fri May 22, 2020 6:16 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Viruses?
Replies: 23
Views: 1895

Re: Viruses?

Oh, and why would a virus in a OS... Do you not know about vbox and other VM env's breakout possibilities? Do you not know that you will be exposing your data to this OS...? It makes more sense for someone evil to build a malicious virus into an OS (if they can) then into an app. I had no intention ...
by R
Fri May 22, 2020 6:13 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Viruses?
Replies: 23
Views: 1895

Re: Viruses?

I know what release builds are. And, for one, they are faster and more optimized then debug builds which contain all debug instrumentation - whether that just be dev based asserts or debug symbols, but no matter what, the binaries will be bigger. Often debug builds also crash easier then release bui...
by R
Thu May 21, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Viruses?
Replies: 23
Views: 1895

Re: Viruses?

Thank you. However; 1) The fact that one can build from source has nothing to do with whether there can be a virus in the code or not. It is completely and utterly unrelated. All it means that one can read the source themselves, but that is complex work, and even then, viruses can easily be hidden b...
by R
Thu May 21, 2020 6:25 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Viruses?
Replies: 23
Views: 1895

Viruses?

I am new to ReactOS. Downloaded 0.4.13, ran it through virustotal and saw 6 potential infections; https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/5bd27a9f9af4589ca1683795775c747a96c5a45fcb570f543d5370f55c079ae6/detection I realized these may be false positives, so I downloaded the latest GCC release build I cou...