Re: Got Burned one too many times
From: Imhotep (Imhotep_at_nospam.net)
Date: Mon, 05 Sep 2005 14:48:47 -0400
David Norris wrote:
> Jim Watt wrote:
>> On Sun, 04 Sep 2005 12:36:49 -0400, Imhotep <Imhotep@nospam.net>
>>>David Norris wrote:
>>>> SamuelF566@gmail.com wrote:
>>>>> After various Viruses, and crashes on my computer I now use a daily 3
>>>>> Step method that seems to have stopped the problem but still must
>>>>> check daily. I use AVG Anti-Virus, SpyBot search & destroy and pc bug
>>>>> Detector. Checking updates daily and running each one every single
>>>> My own advice would be don't bother, use Linux instead of Windows.
>>>> Virtually all viruses, spyware and exploits target Windows so save
>>>> yourself the never ending grief!
>>>I second that. If linux/BSD is not your thing, check out a Mac. They have
>>>one of the nicest GUIs going....
>> Which won't run most of the commercial and game software around.
>> The guy wants to run windows.
>> Jim Watt
> Admittedly I'm not a big gamer. But I do feel that such software could be
> made available for other operating systems. Mind you, Micro$oft would
> probably file lawsuits...
First the issue of game software is pretty insignificant. I do not anyone
who relies on M$ Windows for gaming software. All of the people I know use
a gaming console like the PlayStation, etc, etc...
Second, when shoosing a OS I believe not being ripped off because you have
spyware, keyloggers, etc is more important anyway.