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Pretentious

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Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Virus

Aliases: Pretentious, Gdynia.680

Summary


This simple and buggy virus would otherwise be totally unremarkable, but it got widespread distribution in April 1996 in a shareware utility called TXT2COM.

Pretentious displays this text:

 Windows 95 may be dangerous.OS/2 is the best operating system!I'll prove it soon...

It only infects files on drive C: and will leave C: as the default drive after an infected file has been run.

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