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Windows 7: Microsoft wants to put infected PCs in rubber room.

03 Mar 2010   #21
goldengoose

XP
 
 

That would leave about 3 computers on the internet. Hmmmmmm.......


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03 Mar 2010   #22
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zen00 View Post
Just one question.

Can my rubber room be padded?
Rubber gets cold...I hope its heated
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03 Mar 2010   #23
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Definitely a big NO! As someone posted above, it might be be OK if it were 100% error free. Hmm, maybe a $1000.00 payment to the owner for each false positive? That would be motivation to be error free.
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03 Mar 2010   #24
neo101

WIN7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

My previous post was deleted about this along with several others. What if the authorities start deliberately infecting servers/pc's of people they dont like?
It's a way of cutting off information sharing > Censorship!
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04 Mar 2010   #25
gladson1976

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx
 
 

Would this apply to web servers too
Since most of the malware/spyware come from the internet, why not cut out the root instead of the branches ?
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04 Mar 2010   #26
yodno4759

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

What a brilliant idea! Punishing careless people for the buggy m$ operating system and application software.
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04 Mar 2010   #27
RST101

Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
 
 

Why punish the end user?

Surely the blame must lie with the site it came from and like gladson say's why not target the root of the problem instead of skimming the surfaces.

It could never be implemented anyway but what a crazy crazy idea.
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04 Mar 2010   #28
Lanthus20

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

sounds really stupid.

First of all it's not their computer to take.
Second what if they get it wrong and it's not infected
Third where would the money come from? I doubt Microsoft would pay for it themselves.
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04 Mar 2010   #29
madtownidiot

 

Quarantine infected computers and servers that spread malware.. hmmmm ..that would mean no more ask.com, yahoo, aol, the entire country of North Korea... yeah.. right.. it will never happen
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04 Mar 2010   #30
Grimmjow

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Who owns the internet, Micro$oft? What about freedom of choice? We (guys that are using Windows OS), we'll need to install AV software that will phone home if finds something, and will lock our access to the net for greater good? What about online tech support? Or we will have access just to them...Or I will have to call them by phone from my country and spent like a lot of money for that call...prisoners in our homes... What is this, dictatorship?
Huh, yea, right...
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