Microsoft co-president suggests Vista won't need antivirus

Friday, 10 November 2006, 2:07 PM EST

During a telephone conference with reporters yesterday, outgoing Microsoft co-president Jim Allchin, while touting the new security features of Windows Vista, which was released to manufacturing yesterday, told a reporter that the system's new lockdown features are so capable and thorough that he was comfortable with his own seven-year-old son using Vista without antivirus software installed.

At BetaNews.

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