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Originally Posted by blackeagle View Post
the fact that sony supports something would personally make me suspicious
Same here.

Having a company that installed rootkits on supposedly *blank* cd's advertise something... it's gotta be bad...
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post #22 of 28
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Originally Posted by Chozart View Post
Just tell him to get his computer off the network.

There are plenty malicious things out there that can get his precious data... Folding @ Home is harmless, but plenty other stuff isn't Tell him that things you yourself initiate like F@H are much less harmful than the things you often don't see

He should not be on any network/internet if he thinks the way he does.
Chozart you are teh H4xz0r
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post #23 of 28
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Originally Posted by That_guy3 View Post
my grandfather is weird, he is from Kentucky, and he was born in the age where there were no computers.
he thinks that they are going to steal his credit card info, and addresses, emails, phone numbers.
Lol, tell it to him straight. There is nothing worse than ignorant people with PCs.

"You darn kids and your music, and computers!"
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lol, whats bad about Kentucky?
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Tell him F@H is used to fight pinko commies in the East. Old people hate communism. *cough*i.e.thingstheydon'tunderstand*cough*
post #26 of 28
^I think your necro post stats just leveld up

Funny thread though
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post #27 of 28
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Tell him F@H is used to fight pinko commies in the East. Old people hate communism. *cough*i.e.thingstheydon'tunderstand*cough*
You mean it fights lazy bastards who want to depend on government for things they should be doing themselves???? RIGHT ON!!!
post #28 of 28
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Originally Posted by That_guy3 View Post
my grandfather is weird, he is from Kentucky, and he was born in the age where there were no computers.
he thinks that they are going to steal his credit card info, and addresses, emails, phone numbers.
If he has credit card info on his computer, then apparently he made an online purchase at one point. If so, how did he trust xyz.com with his credit card onfo but he wont trust a legit university doing desease research?
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