Wednesday, June 09, 2004

I'm cleaning out a Windows 98 system at work. It is an old system and it does not make sense to uprade it to Windows XP. I had cleaned it just weeks ago, but the computer is now totally bogged down again. Meaning it has tons of viruses and spyware/adware. Every kind of spyware you can think of. Where did all this come from? Apparently one of the users of the machine had a marraige in his family and wished to download some music on the computer. I know that he installed Kazaa and who knows what else he installed. But he totally messed up that computer.

Anyway, I'm running spybot right now and it seems to be doing a good job of detecting all this crap ware. Also while running the check Norton detected a trojan on the system. Sigh... how long till they infect the machine again?

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...