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Re: OT: antivirus software


Wow.  The audacity!  I have used Norton for years and when it's a month b4
the due date, Symantec sends you a notification.
Kitty
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, May 20, 2004 4:29 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT: antivirus software


> Thanks, Theresa. I don't care much for Symantec or McAfee either. I
> have Norton now and find their technical assistance policy arrogant and
> unhelpful. When I had a PC, I had McAfee. Last week I got an e-mail
> from McAfee that said, using my credit card information they had on
> hand, they had billed my account for an update. Of course, I responded
> in my usual calm and urbane manner. My e-mail started on a low
> key--calling them "capitalist swine"--and told them, ALL IN CAPITAL
> LETTERS [like I was yelling from the mouse pad and they were slightly
> deaf], that if they didn't issue a credit to my account within 24
> hours, I would report the theft to the sheriff.
>
> They did. Makes me wonder, however, how many people tell them to buzz
> off when they pull that sleazy trick. Must be like found money to them.
>
>
> On Thursday, May 20, 2004, at 01:23 PM, Tchessie wrote:
>
> > Hi all-
> >
> > I wanted to share my new knowledge with you.  My husband's home
> > computer got
> > a virus yesterday, so he downloaded the home version of an
> > anti-virus/anti-spam/firewall/etc. software (the same company as the
> > corporate version that they use at work).  Anyway... I'm so pleased
> > with it,
> > I thought I'd share the name- since it appears to be must faster and
> > easier
> > and less intrusive than the two big companies that I hate (Norton and
> > McAfee).
> >
> > The software is PC-cillin Internet Security 2004 from
> > www.trendmicro.com.
> > Cleaned up the trojan off is computer in no time : ).  They do have a
> > 30 day
> > trial download if you want.
> >
> >
> > Theresa
> >
> > P.S.  I have no affiliation with the company- just a happy and relieved
> > customer!
> >
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> Southwest Florida
> Zone 10
> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
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