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Monday, January 11, 2010
Anti-virus software is a leap of faith
I tried some free anti-virus, anti-spyware software several years ago; my computer became loaded with viruses and spyware. I dumped that computer, bought a new one, and went back to paying annual fees for a major commercial brand anti-virus package. Recently that virus software began shutting itself off for no apparent reason. A web search showed that I was not the only person to experience this and the customer support offered that their engineers were working on it; the most likely cause was a conflict with a third-party screen-saver (which I don’t have on my computer). After checking and rechecking my computer, I decided to switch to a new brand, Microsoft’s free anti-virus package. I offloaded the old and switched to the new. Wish me luck.