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BT Give me a Virus!!


XP-erience Oldie
I did a fresh install of XP on my dads pc at his house...

He never used it because I hadnt installed any programs so there wasnt anything for him to do on there...

Then I come back a week later (last night) because broadband has now been activated on his line. install the bt software, set up modem etc.

Then i install norton 2004 and well bugger me backwards! it has a virus on the pc and is full of worms! norton failed to get rid of it, even tho the virus let me install norton and update it all!

hehe anyway, going back tonight to wipe it all and start again! this time gonna put norton on as soon as i install xp! learn a lesson everyday!


Evil Marge

I Rule
Political User
Last time I reinstalled window's as soon as I reconnected to the net I got the bloody Blaster virus :eek:
These things are there as soon as you connect to the net just waiting to attack you :D


Debiant by way of Ubuntu
If you ask me that'll be the lack of the MSBlast patch as much as the lack of AV - would recommend getting that into your XP slipstream also...

Electronic Punk

Staff member
Political User
Yeah, if you install anything older than SP2 and connect it to the network before patching you will be infected by blaster.

Evil Marge

I Rule
Political User
Yep,we learn't a lesson there.Now if I have to reinstall I don't reconnect to the net till everythings sorted out.I have the Blast patch saved on a disk ready :D

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