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Education Conficker Virus(Windows PCs)

Discussion in 'General' started by x_JesusNinja_x, 31 Mar 2009.

  1. x_JesusNinja_x

    x_JesusNinja_x New Member

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  2. Lorquis

    Lorquis lorquisSpamCount++;

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    *strokes mac*
     
  3. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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    Be careful not to stroke it to much or it will convulse, expel a white sticky fluid and become flaccid.
     
  4. C-Sniper

    C-Sniper Stop Trolling this space Ądmins!

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    *strokes Linux Machine*
     
  5. mr00Awesome

    mr00Awesome YEAH SWEET LEMONADE

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    Now if we all just kept to "stroking" we wouldn't have all these viruses running around.

    But what fun would that be.
     
  6. 500mph

    500mph The Right man in the Wrong place

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    *stokes Vista machine*
    It's not as vulnerable but it needs its love too.

    Also, In before april fools joke.
     
  7. Lorquis

    Lorquis lorquisSpamCount++;

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    Only reason it's not as vulnerable is because it's broken to start with.

    Here's a nickel, buy a real OS.
     
  8. Malvolio

    Malvolio .

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    Unfortunately, windows costs more than a nickel. So if you're wanting somebody to buy you a real operating system, rather than a kiddies nerf'd operating system, then I'd recommend upping your budget.
     
  9. Lorquis

    Lorquis lorquisSpamCount++;

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    Plenty of Open Source goodness out there Malf' you even get to keep the nickel!
     
  10. Malvolio

    Malvolio .

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    Yeah, I know that, but you said you wanted a real operating system, and 90% of open source operating systems do not come from shops, and with the current consumer mentality that if something isn't in a shop it's not real, this means that your options are rather limited.

    When you consider how much nerf is included in the only "real" competition to microsoft's windows, I think most people would agree that if you're wanting something good and real, you would be left with only one option.

    Make it wisely, as things like this come down purely to the user, and not the device.
     
  11. DarkLord7854

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    *strokes windows 7 machine*

    Ironically it spread through my network at work except to me.. with Windows 7.. Win?
     
  12. 500mph

    500mph The Right man in the Wrong place

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    Oh god what did I start.
    Anyone been watching ReactOS?

    /thread derailment
     
  13. jhanlon303

    jhanlon303 The Keeper of History

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    I was led to believe by the thread title that we were to discuss Windows and the threat/no threat from this WORM( not a virus).

    Is this to be an OS bash? Well then how about CP/M or JES 3 or 4? Multics? Minix? gOS? Ubuntu? Red Hat? What?

    john
     
  14. talladega

    talladega I'm Squidward

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    Well, I got the virus. It's controlling my TV somehow.

    Stuck watching Curling re-runs all day long. :(
     
  15. BigD79

    BigD79 Gadding about...

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    i feel i should be stroking something??
     
  16. talladega

    talladega I'm Squidward

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    don't. it spreads viruses.
     
  17. Major

    Major Guest

    lol @ Mac comments

    Bloody nubs
     
  18. DarkLord7854

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  19. null_x86

    null_x86 Thread Closer

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    ha sucks for you people infected. I patched my computer last night right before 12AM EST and no worries... The Linux boxes didnt get touched ;) (i love linux :D)

    I (dont) feel sorry for the county system admin. He thinks linux and mac is evil and is a total windows fanboy. He's probably gonna regret being one now (whole county was down today)
     
  20. pimonserry

    pimonserry sounds like a party.

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    My Vista was patched anyway it turns out (I tried the download on the Microsoft patch site and it said I already had it)
    So as long as you've kept up-to-date with Windows Updates (most large networks won't be) you should be fine :)
     

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