kentfx wrote::mrgreen: In the instructions for burning the Mint CD, there are two recommendations for ISO recorders. One of them is the ALEX FEINMAN / ISO RECORDER. It's the one I selected, and was screwed badly by a virus that came from the download site. It's taken me all morning to clean the mess up. Just now I checked Google for "alex feinman iso recorder virus" and got some 200,000 hits. I started reading some of the postings - a lot of anguish there.These warnings have been going on regularly since 2004. Why is that product suggested for new Linus Mint users? Wouldn't a warning be more appropriate than a recommendation??
vrkalak wrote:Here on the Linux side ... we don't get viruses and such. So, we often don't look for them.
But, yes ... a 'warning' should be implemented.
And why did you select this 'iso recorder' in the first place?
I've never heard of it before, nor do I know anyone that has used it.
Did you manage to get LinuxMint downloaded and installed?
If you’re running Windows you can use a program like ISO Recorder or InfraRecorder:
alex feinman iso recorder virus
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