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Windows = Antivirus = Pollution?

Feb 26, 2009, 21:04 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Edmundo Carmona)

[ Thanks to Edmundo for this link. ]

"And here you won't tell me that it's just a little effort. Antiviruses checking whole computers (millions of them) weekly (at the very least), an operation that can take a while to complete, plus the effort of checking every jpg file that gets into a system. And using the antivirus is no low-cpu-ussage activity. I know that when a computer running windows is dragging behind a turtle for no apparent reason, I could just check processes to see if the antivirus is doing its stuff, if the box hasn't already being been invaded by the random virus that's hot at the time and that is eating all of the CPU sending all those beautiful Xmas mails."

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