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Old 05-28-2005, 11:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all, got some interesting stuff to bring up, 4 of my high school teachers always complain that they're always getting viruses and stuff, they run constantly updated virus scan and spyware removal, their systems crash a lot, they have a lot of problems, i run almost no security/protection software, i only run zone alarm, and i have no problems at all, or would that be from me reinstalling windows once a month or 2
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they are teachers, they are hated. They are also computer illiterate meaning they prolly aren't viruses. (the ones at our school call every time their computer freezes, the solution: hold the power button for 10 seconds, works every time and evertime it amazes them)
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they arent computer illiterate, half of them actually know half of wat their talking about, it still amazes me
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the teachers at my school are not.
sorry but they dont even know what t1 is!
much less what a cpu is.
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Reformatting twice a month? That's excessive no?
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The reason being is simple that a lot more people have access to your schools computers with alot more stored on the school computers within a large network.

Students planting visuses etc.

None of the wee cunts respect the computers at all because they don't belong to them.

The computers are probably past their best-before-date.

This would be a nightmare to secure.
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There are programs out there that will revert the computer back to the configured state after every reboot. One of the colleges at work has this and every little thing I did (shortcuts, favorites, etc) would be wiped out the next day after restarting the computer. Definitely a good investment.
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That sounds like a 'NIFFY' wee program.

It would definitily come in handy for a lot of people, internet cafes, schools etc.
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Sure is. I tried looking to see what program it was but it didn't display any icons in the taskbar.
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that is called deepfreeze, the public library here uses it, and i meant once a month or once every 2 months, its about that, comptuer stays clean and fast that way, i dunno...is it excessive?
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