[plug] Is Windows a Virus?

Chris Caston caston at arach.net.au
Tue May 10 21:56:11 WST 2005

On Tue, 2005-05-10 at 21:26, Phillip wrote:
> Yeah windows is a pain when its infected by a heap of virus / spyware
> etc... I fixed the problem by  installing linux =) I bet you got a
> heap of virus when you took your laptop to uni, thats if you connected
> your laptop to their network. I can come over and see the problem and
> try to help?
> Phillip.

As the saying goes you can't polish a turd. As with any infected host it
is best to cleanly rebuild the system.

Unfortunately the user does not always have all there software available
from the original installation medium. 
> On 5/10/05, Christopher Wong <chris.conga at gmail.com> wrote:
> > hahah that funny I just recently window updates and now I cannot
> > change my background at all??? Got any ideas on how I can fix this
> > problem.
> > 
> > ps I also cannot use a pic for the background as it does nothing at all???
> > 
> > Chris
> > 

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