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Had this happen to one of my customers who had put this on one of his systems, just removed ZA and that fixed it. There is no reason to run something like ZA with a good anti-virus and router in place.
I disagree...

Even with a "good Anti-virus" and a router in place, the one area you still aren't covered is in programs like worms and trojans that get in and try to communicate outward to their home base...

Not all of these are caught by today's AV programs... and with folks downloading everything under the sun out there, it really wouldn't be too hard to seriously jack up a PC due to carelessness of the user.

Personally, I still like having a secondary line of defense (and the built in firewall with Windows XP don't do jack against outbound malicious communications.
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Yay for Vista.. no problem with it
More like Yay for Microsoft Marketing
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Right now I'm not running anything but Windows Firewall, stupid I know, but I also am smart enough to see that "Click here to download Codec to see pr0n movie" is always a virus.
    
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