"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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