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Re: [opensuse-factory] Boot speed and services
  • From: Magnus Boman <captain.magnus@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 09 Mar 2007 23:01:19 +1100
  • Message-id: <1173441679.5989.28.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2007-03-09 at 12:51 +0100, jdd wrote:
> Magnus Boman wrote:
>
> > I hope you have the latest anti-virus stuff and all the latest patches
> > installed on there.
>
> I have (AVG) but it never complain (safe for some emule stuff I wont
> speak of more here :-)
>
> It scans each start. I have also adaware stuff and this one warns
> frequently
>
> > The point is, sad but true, that if you install a windows box and don't
> > apply the latest patches straight away
>
> I have no patch beyond service pack 2
>
> 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.

>
> may be you got a false alert...

Nope.

>
> or the cd you installed from was already infected

Nope, original CD with SP2.
>
> Win have many drwbacks, and mail attachments can execute without
> notice with outlook - I never use mail on my window box :-)

Agreed :-)

>
> jdd

Cheers,
Magnus

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