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Old 04-25-2007, 10:25 PM   #1
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Exclamation 1 Major thing Windows Vista is missing is.....

windows vista is missing an antivirus program. and it's not anticompetitive cuz vista already has a 2 way firewall and antispyware.
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Old 04-25-2007, 11:09 PM   #2
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umm....every microsoft operating system never had an antivirus program. so why should vista have one?
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Old 04-26-2007, 02:20 AM   #3
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Default Re: 1 Major thing Windows Vista is missing is.....

Yeah, what Borat said, so whats ya point?
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Old 04-26-2007, 02:43 AM   #4
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Well, I think what he mean's is if they have a firewall & anti-spyware system's, then why dont they inculde a anti-virus to make it complete?
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Old 04-26-2007, 03:11 AM   #5
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But like what has been said, no windows OS has ever come with AV so why bother now? MS do an AV solution called live onecare, but it aint free.
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Old 04-26-2007, 09:05 AM   #6
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They didn't put in an anti-virus because if they did they would get sued out of their butts. The only reason they got away with the firewall and the anti-spyware is because the companies that make them for profits don't have enough money to keep up with MS in a sue fest.
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They didn't put in an anti-virus because if they did they would get sued out of their butts. The only reason they got away with the firewall and the anti-spyware is because the companies that make them for profits don't have enough money to keep up with MS in a sue fest.
YA they would get sued for a monoply just like they got sued for putting IE with their os's and making it hard to change to a different web browser.
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Old 04-26-2007, 06:17 PM   #8
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just like they got sued for putting IE with their os's and making it hard to change to a different web browser.
to me it doesn't make much sense. If they didn't include internet explorer with windows then how would you get onto the internet to download a browser?

just saying LOL.
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There's a ton of after market AV programs why would MS waste there time on it.................
Firewall is needed because of confidentiality and privacy issues (can we say liability?).
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to me it doesn't make much sense. If they didn't include internet explorer with windows then how would you get onto the internet to download a browser?

just saying LOL.

Not the fact that its on there, just a bitch to get rid of I've just left my IE on to save problems with anything...
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