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But if the software is in user level it can do harm.And less errors if it is in system level. goldshirt9August 19th, 2011, 07:37 PMwell as they have more money than the USA in the bank i suppose they can invest for the future .:) time will tell unfortunately , if This would be an issue for Linux or OS X. Cybermancer View Public Profile Find all posts by Cybermancer (#4) Anarion Ancient Guru Videocard: EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 ACX Processor: Intel Core i7 3770K Mainboard: ASUS P8Z77-V Memory: http://pspdesktops.com/windows-7/an-error-occurred-while-windows-was-synchronizing-with-time-windows-com-windows-8.html

Well some versions of 7 will and some not. ACCEPT & CLOSE Newsletters You have been successfully signed up. Neither system is immune to viruses, and we certainly have plenty of examples of this fact. The best "Viruses" are those which run these sort of programs in such a way that the user thinks that the machine is running normally. http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/7154-windows-7-will-more-secure-than-linux-leopard-2.html

Join Forum | Login | Today's Posts | Tutorials | Windows 10 Forum | Windows 8 Forum Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. I'm not sure it can ever be the safest choice. Also I wouldn't say I miss "those days" but they were definitely interesting lol ThewhistlingwindAugust 22nd, 2011, 06:59 PMAlso I wouldn't say I miss "those days" but they were definitely interesting

I understand I will receive a complimentary subscription to TechRepublic's News and Special Offers newsletter, and the Daily Digest newsletter (you can opt out at any time). ThewhistlingwindAugust 22nd, 2011, 08:59 PMSo this was bad scripts on the page not bad flash , java or active-X? http://img15.imageshack.us/img15/9117/a1aj.jpghttp://img15.imageshack.us/img15/9117/a1aj.jpg http://img200.imageshack.us/img200/1713/a1a3.jpg Funny thing is on windows 98 most of the time I did not safe search and what malware I got in 4 years I got in 5 month on nec207August 15th, 2011, 05:33 PMMac OS X will only truly be secure when its completely rewritten.

Thats where the retards come marching in. No scrip at all. It's also necessary on a multi-user system, even a desktop system, including the family box downstairs. http://forums.macrumors.com/threads/microsoft-claim-windows-7-will-be-more-secure-than-linux-and-leopard.686294/page-3 WATCH NOW » Got a tip for us?

Shell-scripting in UNIX is much more established, and most distros come with other languages (like perl, php, python, which of course can all be installed in windows as well). Verify that you have administrative access You need to be an administrator of the computer to install or update software. Who cares who uses what, use whatever your happy with. Malware log in less than 1 year.On the log dates it is 2 or 3 every month.Note this is mark as low threat.

Powershell was available on XP. Moustacha View Public Profile Find all posts by Moustacha (#22) Finchwizard Don Apple Videocard: - Processor: - Mainboard: - Memory: - Soundcard: - PSU: - 04-12-2009, 05:19 | You can also have Flash but not have it operate without your explicit consent--same with Javascript. Tho many believe that the Mac is on par with Windows 7's security.

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... Check This Out However, despite being primarily a Windows user, I can't help but feel that Microsoft's "most secure OS on the planet" statement is rooted more in hyperbole than fact. In the end, as far as Microsoft is concerned, the number-one priority is getting people off of Windows XP and onto at least Vista or Windows 7. Windows 7 comes natively with powershell, a command line set of tools.

cprofittAugust 19th, 2011, 07:20 PMIn 11 years of using windows I never had a program install on the computer or virus or worms but many spyware ,adware and trojans not say There IS malware for OSX, and we all know Windows is... That, too, is a security provision for a server. Source Unix tends to be barebones installation, linux slightly more so, and mac osx has a lot of extra glittery stuff unix and linux don't have.

You mean a good browser with a good sanbox ? Malware log in less than 1 year.On the log dates it is 2 or 3 every month.Note this is mark as low threat. I run using Firefox and No-Script add-on.

I love having a secure system.

Particularly for home use. It has the largest installed user base and therefore is a natural target for hackers. I don't see the connection? I have it on good authority that he finds your lack of faith disturbing...

There are also plenty of Mac related offerings as well. Unlike some of MS exploits that floated around for years, or since Windows 2000. The UAC should be by default off not on...or at the very least let you choose to turn it on or off during install and bootup from a sysprep on a have a peek here It makes it much more difficult for user error to damage the software, and it helps to protect your system from not necessarily malicious but sloppy applications.

KiwiNZAugust 21st, 2011, 08:17 PMI have one computer with windows 7 and a old computer windows vista.Funny thing is I got more malware on a computer with windows vist than a People who buy Apple buy it for looks, and flashy UI. Softpedia and the Softpedia logo are registered trademarks of SoftNews NET SRL. even if you shine it, it'll still be just a shiny piece of poo.

This argument can go both ways. I don't understand your question. Reason: Automerged Doublepost job takes the child away. And there’s where on element of safe vs.

You could run for years without anti virus* and never get a virus as long as you're safe and you keep yoru computer safe. How much is your PC`s RAM? : Increase your PC`s Performance Reply With Quote 23rd March 2010 #8 imrock The Master Join Date Sep 2008 Posts 2,182 Soon Windows 7 will I call BS on this post ScoobyDooby View Public Profile Find all posts by ScoobyDooby (#8) Finchwizard Don Apple Videocard: - Processor: - Mainboard: - Memory: But the fact is that the vast majority of malware and viruses is still written for Windows systems.