Vista is a great example of the bandaid paradox

Friday, 28 December 2007, 10:27 AM EST

Theoretically, Microsoft has put a lot more security into Vista than they have ever done to Windows before. But I canít see how any of it will get used by most users. All this because security was not a priority when the operating system was designed, not to mention the internet and wireless protocols. As for the internet security software that comes as a ďtrialĒ with new PCís, itís not an ideal situation. There are still too many things that donít work with antivirus and firewall software, which leads to these things being turned off just to get basic functionality working.

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