- ... free frequent, automatic signature and program updates lightweight non-JeffMessage 1 of 24 , May 11, 2007View Source--- In email@example.com, "Corl DeLuna" <corl@...> wrote:
> Hi Jeff,
> Why did you select Avast?
frequent, automatic signature and program updates
- ... 1. it s got a free version. 2. It runs as a service in the back ground. 3. It updates itself with out hassles. 4. It works really well. JeffMessage 2 of 24 , May 11, 2007View SourceCorl DeLuna wrote:
>1. it's got a free version.
> Hi Jeff, I'm using XP sp2, and I'm looking for AV protection that doesn't
> bloat my system like Norton and McAfee do. Why did you select Avast?
2. It runs as a "service" in the back ground.
3. It updates itself with out hassles.
4. It works really well.
- ... I use all my computers with nothing but Win98SE and common sense. And so far I am the only one in my neighbourhood who has never ever had a single virus orMessage 3 of 24 , May 12, 2007View SourceCorl DeLuna wrote:
> I'm looking for AV protection that doesn'tI use all my computers with nothing but Win98SE and common sense. And so
> bloat my system like Norton and McAfee do.
far I am the only one in my neighbourhood who has never ever had a
single virus or similar. For the sake of my daughter, who sometimes
tends to lack the second ingredient, I have licensed Kasperski, usually
the best in all published comparison tests, and run it every now and and
then (weeks to months). I have never got any protection on when working
normally. To do anything these things need to hook themselves very
deeply into the OS internals and I have always found that to lead to all
kinds of performance and reliability problems, whatever AV the computer
I happen to sit in front of uses. My own is always that much sleeker and
- Hi everybody! ... I have read that too, it was in the Langalist-Newsletter of Fred Langa. Now he is cooperating with Windows Secrets onMessage 4 of 24 , May 13, 2007View SourceHi everybody!
>I have read that too, it was in the Langalist-Newsletter of Fred Langa.
> I must confess that I was not thrilled when I tried to buy a
> new notebook with something other than Vista, or that removing
> Vista and installing XP Pro in its place did not really work
> because the notebook was designed very much with Vista in mind
> and so XP drivers were not available for all its components.
> There are some things about Vista I actually like, but there
> are also a number of frustrations.
> That said, there is, apparently, a way around the problem of
> installing Vista on a clean drive, without having to install
> another version of Windows first. I forget where I read this
> just a couple of days ago -- it might've been Lockergnome, it
> might've been somewhere else, I don't know. Here's what you
> need to do:
> 1. Start the Vista installation on the clean drive, but at
> the beginning of the process, do *not* enter the CD code.
> This puts you in "evaluation mode."
> 2. Reinstall Vista, but this time *do* enter the CD code at
> the beginning of the process. Installation should proceed
> That's what I read anyway. YMMV.
Now he is cooperating with "Windows Secrets" on www.windowssecrets.com
- snip... AV protection ... Norton ... McAfee ... Win98SE ... virus ... Kasperski ... reliability problems ... etc etc Back before my hijacked thread gotMessage 5 of 24 , May 14, 2007View Sourcesnip... AV protection ... Norton ... McAfee ... Win98SE ... virus ...
Kasperski ... reliability problems ... etc etc
Back before my hijacked thread got hijacked :-) we were talking about
how to recover from Vista's disgust with NoteTab's Keyboard Commands.
I have since made a lot of progress with the helpful suggestions of a
couple of you. I documented several of my replacements.
Here is another to replace:
I am often using notetab to fill out things and use the tab key to
navigate. Some applications have alt key combinations to do the same
... how will I replace keyboard tab?