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    And for Android's next trick, soon it'll be able to get Windows desktop viruses!
    Full-Fledged Windows Apps Could Be Coming Soon To Your Android Phone
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    So basically a virus that infects Windows PCs, using Android only as a carrier?
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    Here is the solution to disable autorun in Windows. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/967715#
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    So basically a virus that infects Windows PCs, using Android only as a carrier?
    No. It infects the phone first, then goes after the PC.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ag1986 View Post
    So basically a virus that infects Windows PCs, using Android only as a carrier?
    It's very similar to USB flash drive malware. It will only infect the PC if autorun is enabled.
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