Old 25th August 2003, 20:42   #1
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Is Windows a virus? (a joke)

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 is 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.
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Old 25th August 2003, 20:46   #2
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2. i have 512DDR ram here... just after windows loads and i log on.. the point were all windows its self is loaded.. im using 79mb of ram.. and 0% processor usage
3. windows has one of the best drive management systems there is (explorer)
4. wtf?
5. see 2

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Old 25th August 2003, 22:53   #3
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you can store a virus easily on a floppy disk, however, windows is so insanely large it needs several cd's and floppies to store all of the data.

i dont know whether this is a good or bad thing.
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Old 25th August 2003, 23:22   #4
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Theres one thing wrong with that statment... Windows only needs one cd...

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Old 26th August 2003, 01:32   #5
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Ah what a nice little joke. All of this time I though Windows was virus. Huh

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Old 26th August 2003, 03:53   #6
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2. i have 512DDR ram here... just after windows loads and i log on.. the point were all windows its self is loaded.. im using 79mb of ram.. and 0% processor usage
4. wtf?
2. 79M is an insane amount of memory for an OS to use. Remember when win95 fit snugly on 32M?

4. Backups.
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Old 26th August 2003, 06:09   #7
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I paid for my Windows. I didn't pay for any viruses. So
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Old 26th August 2003, 06:23   #8
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2. 79M is an insane amount of memory for an OS to use. Remember when win95 fit snugly on 32M?
OHMYGOD!!!!

Progressively better and advancing programs equals higher system resource expenditure.

Who would have though!!!!??!?!?!??!?!
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Old 26th August 2003, 08:17   #9
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Pff, Windows is using less than 25 MB right now...

Plus, viruses are unwanted.

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Old 26th August 2003, 08:59   #10
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wasnt there a thread about this a while back?
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Old 26th August 2003, 09:02   #11
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Old 26th August 2003, 09:07   #13
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aight, sorry....
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I just wish I could load windows into my ram and let it run from there.

Windows Bashing goes in the bitch list.

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Old 26th August 2003, 17:44   #16
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Old 26th August 2003, 17:46   #17
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No actually it wasn't funny at all, Mr 007 - But yeah! You keep up the good work there bud!
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No actually it wasn't funny at all, Mr 007 - But yeah! You keep up the good work there bud!
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Re: Is Windows a virus? (a joke)

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Originally posted by indicavia
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 is 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.
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