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Re: [opensuse-factory] Boot speed and services
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2007 20:08:49 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0703092005330.1114@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Friday 2007-03-09 at 23:01 +1100, Magnus Boman wrote:

> > I think there is somewhere a misconception of what a virus is. _no
> > virus can come on if nothing infected is executed_.
>
> Hmm... Sorry, I am no expert in the window world. The fact was that he
> had SOMETHING nasty on his computer.

That might be. A worm, for instance. If there are other machines infected
in the same intranet, he could easily be exposed.

I think xp has some kind of firewall, maybe it was not active.


> > Win have many drwbacks, and mail attachments can execute without
> > notice with outlook - I never use mail on my window box :-)
>
> Agreed :-)

With certain mail clients, I assume that not all of them do so.

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Cheers,
Carlos E. R.

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