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Hi dual boot Linux & Windows I have Windows on one HDD and on another HDD I have Linux. Anyway I noticed a D drive in Malwarebytes when I was doing a custom scan and I was wondering if that might be my Linux HDD or not? I also have a printer hooked up to my desktop via USB.

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Greetings,

It could be the Linux drive or it could be the hidden system partition depending on your version of Windows (every version since at least 7 and probably Vista creates a small hidden system partition to store boot files used for system startup).  You can check via the Disk Management interface.  Right-click on Computer in Windows Explorer and click Manage then select Disk Management on the left and it should reveal your various disks and partitions including their drive letters, revealing which one has been assigned drive letter D.

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Thanks but I didn't even have to right click on Computer the D drive is my DVD drive. BTW is it possible to get an infection on a CD/DVD drive?

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On the drive itself, not really (though technically an infection could be stored in the temp location where files waiting to be written to disc via the drive are kept).  And of course, an infection could get into your system from a CD or DVD that you insert into the drive, but that's no different from any other removable media.  Also, at least in theory, a drive could be infected from the factory via a firmware infection, however such threats are extremely rare and typically afflict HDDs/SSDs and USB flash drives more often than any other type of device and I haven't heard of any incidents of that occurring in years so it's not very likely at all.

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