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Re: Is there anything that actually gets users to fix their computers?

  • From: David Lesher
  • Date: Fri Oct 03 09:45:50 2003

Speaking on Deep Background, the Press Secretary whispered:
> 
> 
> > 
> > Short of turning off their network access, why won't users fix
> > their computers when the computer is infected or needs a patch?
> 
> Hey, it's working!  If it ain't broken .... 
> 

And when you DO patch it, then it REALLY breaks. And your paper
is due. Now what does the average Art History major do?

I have to wonder how big the support $$ would be at Farber College
if they really offered the handholding Flounder and Neidermeyer
need? Would it cost as much as the bandwidth?


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