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Bitdefender Query

Discussion in 'Software' started by securespark, 7 Mar 2019.

  1. securespark

    securespark

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    I use DDG. My boys always say, "Oh Dad, what are you using DDG for, it's rubbish. Use Google instead!"

    I did go through a phase of using Linux Mint (which was distinctly XP-ish) and Ubuntu, but I found them very frustrating because they wouldn't play audio and video files with installing a load of plug-ins. They may well be more user-friendly these days, but to sort my issues out, I had to install chunks of code here and there. Not straight-forward at all!
     
  2. fiskrond

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    My initial experience with Linux was equally fraught.. but that was a few years ago... recent attempts have been remarkably less so, actually, from experimenting on an old PC (Pentium4 era) I am now dual booting on my main 'puter .. :)

    I installed it on one of my old experimental PCs which can only take 1Mb RAM.. automatically found all drivers for mobo, printer, etc... absolute doddle, played about with it for a week or two, installed it as dual boot on main PC.. :)

    I'm still a long way off being a Linux fanboy... but I am seeing a viable alternative to Microshaft for 'when the time comes'...
     
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  3. empip

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    StartPage.com is a pretty decent search engine - utilises Google but strips your info from queries.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Startpage.com

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  4. Neil Henry

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    How did this go from a Phishing trojan to a discussion on operating systems lol

    Try a quick look at Virustotal.com and send the offending file there and you have about 60 working virus scanners which will check it.

    Could also be a false positive as bitdefender has been known to do this in the past.

    And never ever open a .exe file sent to you by anyone via email.

    I use Windows 7 and Ubuntu 19 which I recently upgraded to from Ubuntu 16
     
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