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NgtFlyer

join:2000-07-09
Marietta, GA
reply to maartena

Re: The last three

A good point - Most consumer PCs I run across have expired pre-installed AV on them. Ran across just that today, doing a favor cleaning up malware on a laptop for a friend who let guests browse on it.

My guess is that they were the "1,000,000th visitor" or "Won a free ipod/iphone" etc.

Once I uninstalled Norton and all its bloat accessories, the boot memory footprint of the machine dropped by over half. Loaded up AVG. After detecting another trojan that Clamwin had missed, they now have a much faster machine.

There are so many terms for it.. PBKAC, ID-10-T.. Seat Box failure is my favorite...