__/ [dave hillstrom] on Friday 09 September 2005 03:21 \__
> On Thu, 8 Sep 2005 18:07:48 -0700, Flaagg <none@xxxxxxxx> spewed in
>>One of my evil children was surfin the web and ran across a site that
>>installed some POS 'PC Guard' on my machine. I uninstalled the software,
>>but it left behind phoney error messages popping up every few hours on
>>the desktop and the taskbar. I couldn't get rid of them no matter what I
>>Just about to re-install the OS, and someone sends me Microsoft's
>>Antispyware Beta (I couldn't dload the thing from the MS site because my
>>Windows key is not recognized by MS for some reason...heh).
>>One scan with this thing, and no more popups. It claims to have wiped
>>out 2 other malicious proggies that AdAware missed, too. Microsoft does
>>something right for a change.
>>I wonder who they stole the code from.
> some open source linux based project, im sure.
And fairly sure I am that had they designed their O/S properly there would
not be spyware and pop-ups in the first place.
What's a pop-up?
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