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Just removed over 150 thousand viruses...

Discussion in 'General Software' started by thebeephaha, Dec 29, 2008.

  1. francis511

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  2. Hayder_Master

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    with internet you need some good antivirus , and there is something which is most viruses not work on vista , xp died quick without antivairus
     
  3. DaMulta

    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    What are you people doing to get sick? I only do maybe if im lucky 1 or 2 times a year and hardly any bad ones...last bad one maybe 2 years now?

    Not like I haven't downloaded either.

    I really really want to know how you are getting infected.....do you do windows updates? do you torrent that much(even then I never have gotten sick...)? Where did you get your last one at? really!
     
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    Yup I am in the same boat. I reformat every 3-6 months and I never have viruses. Maybe a few when I scan but I don't really keep up with the updates..
     
  5. DaMulta

    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    I'll run a scan it will be months...U people have seen how I run this machine stuff everywhere....

    NOTING I'll install another one noting. It's crazy! because everyone talks like they catch stuff A LOT.
     
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    The last viruses is had in my pc was like 2-3 years ago... on my gaming rig a NEVER use av programs and on my internet rig i use Kaspersky but it's not enabled all the time
     
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    goodness gracious, where did u get all of that virus? :twitch:
     
  8. beesagtig

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    haha i betya 90% of viruses are from anti virus companies.
     
  9. DaMulta

    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    I swear it's MS have so for years.....I think they make them to break pirated soft and then they spread like roaches.
     
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    Lots of pron would be my guess.
     
  11. Oliver_FF

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    You should all run Linux. (preferably Ubuntu :toast:)
     
  12. mrw1986

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    +1, I haven't had a virus in over 5 years and I'm heavy into pron and torrents :laugh:

    It's all about knowing how to use your PC. I own a PC business and it astounds me the crap people have on their computers and they wonder why half the shit doesn't work or they have viruses...
     
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    Dude how many times are you going to use that same line?
     
  14. WarEagleAU

    WarEagleAU Bird of Prey

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    I just had to laugh at that. I think Ill put it in my Sig as a quote. :roll:

    I use Nod 32 AV and if they get it working, Ill have Threatfire too. It doesnt work on 64 bit systems right now though.
     
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    I havent had an infection in awhile. Its been a good minute though.
     
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    I havnt either shouldnt say anything though as ill most likely get a virus later tonight now that i have lol.
     
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    what we need is a real protection :laugh:

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    Until everyone gets the point and uses NOD32 :toast:

    Or basically until "I think I have a virus, yet I have no AV" or related threads are a thing of the past.
     
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    I have Kaspersky, but I never turn it on. I only use it occasionally for an on-demand scan of a suspicious download or file and the occasional system scan. The protection is never on at all. I haven't had a virus in years, and I surf a lot of porn and torrents. lol. It's all about knowing what sites you can trust.
     
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    more like just keeping a low profile.
     
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    Linux is good for browsing/watching porn sites. No need for an antivirus/antispyware/anticrap to safely browse them either ;)
     
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    Haven't had a virus since SP3 , then got a nasty virtumonde infection over the weekend- totally random while browsing innocent websites. Nothing I had could take it out (including nod32 and my manual removals... I just couldn't find all of it... so many files....). Malwarebytes' anti-malware got rid of it in the end. Better than spybot and adaware in my opinion- and I used to love them.
     
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    I run avast. Works very well for a freeware. I've been surfing for a lot of years and have not ever had a serious virus. Guess I've been lucky. ;)
     
  24. niko084

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    The number 1 statement, I don't download anything, I NEVER watch porn... :laugh:

    Anyways, Avira also has a TON of false positives in testing...

    But either way 150,000 is insane, most I have ever pulled is like 65k.

    Antivirus, I'm a Kaspersky/Nod32 guy.

    Personally I run Nod32 or nothing at all.
     
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    i like avast and spybot.
     

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