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Apr 13, 2010, 05:02 (2 Talkback[s])
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"One thing I have noticed on just about all windows installed computers outside of my strict control is that they are full of viruses, spyware and there are more programs installed than they know what to do with. These programs are also not updated with the latest service patches and virus lists. Most of the time the programs are junkware that are installed automatically with other programs and automatically start up when they log in. Consequently their machines are a mess and run slower than I can swim through frozen molasses. It is easy to see why virus and malware writers love windows machines.

"When I ask these people why this or that program was installed I get a shrug of the shoulders and an excuse about not knowing it was there or that they didn't install it. This is not one or two people here. This is over ninety percent of the windows users I have met. You may be surprised to read me writing this but I have said it before and will say it again. Windows can be just as secure as Linux when it is configured properly. The point here is that ninety percent of windows users do not configure their machine properly, if at all."

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