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Old October 24, 2012, 12:33 PM
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Originally Posted by frontier204 View Post
You know generic web browsing + installing no updates means you are vulnerable to drive-by downloads, right? I'll let you enjoy your collection of viruses

Oh well, as noted by the others you'll want to get a non-Dell Windows copy. A free alternative for just browsing is a Linux distribution including Ubuntu or Mint - Linux likes Intel IGPs.
not necessarily true as long as there is malware and or antivirus scanners and the firewall scripts are updated should be ok. heck I used to use XP without being updated for well over a year never and never got any virus's as long as all the other software is updated then it should be ok. the thing is though you probably will get Nag screens allot.
another thing also is that I don't think that win 7 will be getting any new service packs . you might be able to manually update it from Microsoft via downloading the security updates I just think that the Automatic updates don't work.