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seen worse no lie after scan total was 25,000+ viruses... cousins husbands comp
Sounds like my families old desktop, I ran an anti-virus on and it found over 22,000 trojans.
 
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Pr0n is not the cause of viruses. Idiots downloading pr0n are. I would know, I'm 16.
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you can get hit with random virus and having one will attract more.. pr0n isnt always how u get..

I installed windows on a machine, went to take pi$$ came back and a virus got on
     
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you can get hit with random virus and having one will attract more.. pr0n isnt always how u get..

I installed windows on a machine, went to take pi$$ came back and a virus got on
I'm sorry, but that is not possible. User interaction of some sort is required for a virus to gain initial access, whether it be going to a sketchy site, downloading something you should not have, or using flash drives belonging to people that may have infected machines.
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I'm sorry, but that is not possible. User interaction of some sort is required for a virus to gain initial access, whether it be going to a sketchy site, downloading something you should not have, or using flash drives belonging to people that may have infected machines.
Or simply installing a program with a security hole and visiting a site with an ad that uses that hole. Could happen on any site.
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Ah, this is why I only game and do movies on windows. Never had such a big virus problem myself but didn't need to add it to the list of bad things with windows.
     
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I'm sorry, but that is not possible. User interaction of some sort is required for a virus to gain initial access, whether it be going to a sketchy site, downloading something you should not have, or using flash drives belonging to people that may have infected machines.
Nothing in impossible you can get hit with random viruses without any interaction.. There people who will send packets with a virus to every ip in a range and if your unlucky and without AV u will get infected.. Doesn't happen often but it can
     
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post #28 of 39
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Or simply installing a program with a security hole and visiting a site with an ad that uses that hole. Could happen on any site.
that still requires user input.
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post #29 of 39
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that still requires user input.
Yeah, I was just adding to the list and showing how easy it is to get a virus.
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Never underestimate the average person's ability to **** up their computer.
    
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