Solved Virus on Hard drive Tags: Hard Drives Virus Storage Last response: December 16, 2010 1:58 PM in Storage Share jltcool94 December 16, 2010 2:54:37 AM I am not sure if this is the right board for my question but i will ask anyways. Is there a way to check if a hard drive has a virus on it before I connect it to my computer since I don't want to wreck it. More about : virus hard drive Best solution Hawkeye22 a c 379 G Storage December 16, 2010 11:09:17 AM As long as that drive isn't a boot drive, it won't matter if it has a virus. It will have no way to run unless you tell it to. Just install it as a secondary drive and run a full virus scan on it. Share jltcool94 December 16, 2010 1:58:13 PM I never knew that, thanks! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jltcool94 December 16, 2010 1:58:22 PM Best answer selected by jltcool94. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNew hard drive purchase worth it on my build due to suspected virus? Forum SolvedHow to remove virus fro USB External Hard Drive Forum SolvedHard drive with virus Forum SolvedMoving a virus infected hard drive into a new computer? Forum SolvedIs my hard drive failing or could it all be a coincidence/virus attack? Forum SolvedExt Hard Drive Virus Forum SolvedVirus attack? Sluggish hard drive! Forum my Acer V3-771 had an encryption virus and we ended up replacing the hard drive. Now we cannot get it to boot at all with the Forum Dead hard drive or virus? Forum Hard drive or virus . either way its goosed Forum Hard Drive or Virus - either way its goosed Forum Cleaning up an external hard drive that has a virus Forum Wipe hard drive or do malware/virus removal? Forum Virus or Failing Hard Drive? Forum Virus causing external hard drive files hidden Forum Virus causing external hard drive files hidden Forum Computer virus format hard drive Forum I have a virus in my external hard drive and i just can not fix it! whenever i p Forum How to tell if my hard drive or motherboard has a virus? Forum Win xp claims hard drive virus Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !