can i detect windows virus in Ubuntu based virus guard ?

Asked by Chathuranga on 2010-05-09

i'm installed Ubuntu 9.10 in windows7 pc ( dual boot- installed inside windows)
so i want to know if i installed Wine-HQ in my Ubuntu and surfing in a internet ; then harmful viruses can installed or save automatically in my pc internal storage devices and after i boot windows then that viruses can activate?

so can i prevent; saving windows based viruses in Ubuntu boot time in my pc?

I mean can i detect windows virus in Ubuntu based virus guard ?

sorry my poor English!!!!!!!!

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2010-05-09
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Chathuranga (u-tag) said : #1

If i can What is that VIRUS GUARD?

Chathuranga (u-tag) said : #2

If i can What is that VIRUS GUARD?

I want to know manually update virus guard?

There are antivirus softwares which run native in ubuntu, you can then scan the windows partition once you mount it

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Antivirus

Chathuranga (u-tag) said : #4

Thanks actionparsnip, that solved my question.

Chathuranga (u-tag) said : #5

Thanks to Actionparsnip i can solve my problem!