Joined: 25 Nov 01
And the manufacturer of Windows also sells "anti virus" products and 'after-care' security updates and support to patch over the security holes in the original product...
This just had to happen:
Microsoft Security Essentials fails AV-Test
Trying to lasso a bolted horse after it is well clear of the stable door is never going to work 100% of the time... Far better is to fix the problem at source...
Also note the corporate costs for those companies and organizations trapped in expensive lock-in on older systems whereby support is only available if paid for...
IT is what we make it,
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See & try out for yourself: Linux Voice
The Future is what We all make IT (GPLv3)
Joined: 28 May 99
I just did a completely clean install of a Windows 8 Pro full-pack.
It won't activate.
Office Depot purchase yesterday.
Gotta call during business hours to figure-out what the hell's wrong.
I love freakin' Microsoft.
You know, I sort-of made fun of everyone saving $100 by going to Linux. My comment was something like, "I'd rather get something done than fool with all the weirdness."
You know what?
I'm beginning to think that there is no weirdness too weird to avoid this kind of crap.
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