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#1 unidentified

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Posted 31 August 2005 - 11:07

No, Windows is not a virus. Here's what viruses do:

1.They replicate quickly - okay, Windows does that.
2.Viruses use up valuable system resources, slowing down the system as they do so - okay, Windows does that.
3. Viruses will, from time to time, trash your hard disk - okay, Windows does that too.
4.Viruses are usually carried, unknown to the user, along with valuable programs and systems. Sigh... Windows does that, too.
5.Viruses will occasionally make the user suspect their system is too slow (see 2) and the user will buy new hardware. Yup, that's with Windows, too.

Until now it seems Windows is a virus but there are fundamental differences: Viruses are well supported by their authors, are running on most systems, their program code is fast, compact and efficient and they tend to become more sophisticated as they mature.

So Windows is not a virus.

It's a bug.


#2 Lasker

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Posted 31 August 2005 - 11:09

is funny but is true :laugh:

#3 pre

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Posted 31 August 2005 - 11:10

i think its not a case of if windows is a virus, but is windows the virus

PS i am not a man

#4 theyarecomingforyou

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Posted 31 August 2005 - 11:14

How does Windows replicate quickly? :unsure:

#5 Corona

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Posted 31 August 2005 - 11:14

LOL! :laugh:

#6 McGazza™

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Posted 31 August 2005 - 11:17

Piracy?

#7 WesleyT

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Posted 31 August 2005 - 11:14

No, Windows is not a virus. Here's what viruses do:

  1.They replicate quickly - okay, Windows does that.
  2.Viruses use up valuable system resources, slowing down the system as they do so - okay, Windows does that.
  3.  Viruses will, from time to time, trash your hard disk - okay, Windows does that too.
  4.Viruses are usually carried, unknown to the user, along with valuable programs and systems. Sigh... Windows does that, too.
  5.Viruses will occasionally make the user suspect their system is too slow (see 2) and the user will buy new hardware. Yup, that's with Windows, too.

Until now it seems Windows is a virus but there are fundamental differences: Viruses are well supported by their authors, are running on most systems, their program code is fast, compact and efficient and they tend to become more sophisticated as they mature.

So Windows is not a virus.

It's a bug.

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a bug itself doesnt exist, a bug is something rwong in something else

but a virus can exist itself (a virus can have bugs) i say windows is a virus

#8 pre

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Posted 31 August 2005 - 11:16

hey i jsut worked out dat if u reverse the word "virus" u get "suriv". aint that like amazin mon

#9 john johnson

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Posted 31 August 2005 - 11:21

hey i jsut worked out dat if u reverse the word "virus" u get "suriv". aint that like amazin mon


:unsure: no :unsure:

#10 pickleman

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Posted 31 August 2005 - 11:21

1. They replicate quickly? That makes no sence. Unless you mean by the overly impressive amount of people that use Windows.
2. Windows doesn't use up valuable resources you noob. Other programs do.
3. As if other OS's don't?
4. Again, you make no sence
5. Again, Windows doesn't do that you noob.

What you need to do is take a computer course and learn exactly how an Operating System works before posting. You obviously have no grasp on what does what.

Flamebait is all you're looking for.

#11 vetColin-uk

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Posted 31 August 2005 - 11:21

rofl at the noobs in this thread

i dont get number 4.

edit: well said pickleman

Edited by Colin-uk, 31 August 2005 - 11:38.


#12 pre

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Posted 31 August 2005 - 11:25

:unsure: no :unsure:

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daa, i think ur wrong it is amazing. ur neoname "iamme" ryhmes with "saliami" haha

#13 john johnson

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Posted 31 August 2005 - 11:25

:huh: wtf? whats so funny about my name rhyming with salami?

#14 WesleyT

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Posted 31 August 2005 - 11:25

daa, i think ur wrong it is amazing. ur neoname "iamme" ryhmes with "saliami" haha

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i dont get it :ninja:

#15 pre

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Posted 31 August 2005 - 11:31

i dont get it :ninja:

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huh??/ wot u mean u dont get it, everybody gets it man

PS: i am stinky and wear the same underware