Originally Posted by Te Anau
If I know someone who is having computer issues I recommend the following.
I used to do all that too, well, if they refused to buy a Mac, which is the best solution
but nowadays, Microsoft Security Essentials handles virtually all of those tasks, does it pretty well and is also free. You're right about the disk scan part too, most people never do that.
The correct answer is still "Buy a Mac" but some people are slow to listen.
Still happily answering to the call-sign Peetza.
The problem, as you so eloquently put it, is choice.
He is no fool who gives what he can not keep to gain what he can not lose.
-Jim Eliott, paraphrasing Philip Henry.