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Originally Posted by Bluescreen_Of_Death View Post
Those are more browser dependant IIRC, but you do have a point. If MS would give kernel access like Linux does, viruses in embedded ads would be useless.
Whether it's Firefox, Chrome or IE.

If it's Javascript. >__>
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Yep. I've said it before, and I'll say it again:

No amount of software engineering can fix stupid.
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W7 has only just taken the dominant position in the OS market from XP so I expect in the next year that there will be a rush of viruses targeting it.
Stop saying things like that
Makes me 0.0001% more nervous
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Whether it's Firefox, Chrome or IE.

If it's Javascript. >__>
Noscript saves the day.
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And 5 times fewer businesses are using Windows 7.
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Well, I've always felt that Windows Firewall and MSSE was enough for Vista and 7.

Previously it was ZoneAlarm and AVG back when I was using Windows XP.
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that's the funniest thing I've read all day. Putting the word innovate in a sentence describing Microsoft...
How's your multi billion dollar company doing again?

Oh, hahaha, silly me, you don't have one. My bad.
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How's your multi billion dollar company doing again?

Oh, hahaha, silly me, you don't have one. My bad.
    
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How's your multi billion dollar company doing again?

Oh, hahaha, silly me, you don't have one. My bad.
Exactly
    
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Stop being lazy bro, time to write a killer win 7 virus .

I'd say write a mac one, but they'd all cry to the apple store instead of you.
If you make a great relationship with your customers and have great service they'll skip Apple and come straight to you for help. One of my customers recently switched to Macs (god help me, I had to help set them up) still calls me regularly with the same old stuff. "How do I?" "Why can't this?" I have a feeling he is going to figure it out pretty soon... getting a Mac didn't cause any less trouble...
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