Meaning : Boot Sector Virus
Category : Computers
Sub Category : Security
What does WYX.B mean or stand for?
A variant of WYX.A which is also a boot sector virus is a type of destructive computer program that affects core files in the boot sector of a hard drive.Due to the corruption of the boot sector in which the startup files for any operating system are stored,the Operating system will fail to automatically start.
There are two ways to deal with this,either format the drive and perform a clean re install of the OS,or run a safe mode startup of the OS and then try fixing the problem.