How to Remove Antivirus System Pro | Antivirus System Pro Removal Guide

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

Last week I had the opportunity to remove Antivirus System Pro from not one, but two machines. Given that I was seeing it a bit more frequently I thought it might be a new rogue antivirus application, but I quickly found out that it’s been out at least since June of this year. I took [...]

How to Remove TrustFighter | Trust Fighter Removal Guide

Monday, October 12th, 2009

TrustFighter sports a very familiar face, but a different name. Trustfighter is a rogue security application that is in the long line of similar applications such as TrustSoldier (TrustSoldier removal guide) and the following others… SafeFighter (Safefighter Removal), TrustCop (TrustCop Removal Guide), SecureWarrior (SecureWarrior Removal), SecurityFighter (SecurityFighter Removal), SecuritySoldier (SecuritySoldier Removal) and it also has [...]

How to Remove SecurityTool | Security Tool Removal

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Security Tool is the latest rogue antivirus application in the family which includes Total Security 2009 (read my how to remove Total Security 2009 guide if necessary.) It is visually similar and like many of these scareware rogues is very similar in many respects with the exception of the name. This particular rogue installs through [...]

Remove Personal Guard 2009 | Personal Guard 2009 Removal

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Personal Guard 2009 is another rogue antivirus application that is installed through sites that claim your pc is infected with various problems. These online “scans” will encourage you to download personal guard 2009 so that you can clean up your system. Then when Personal Guard 2009 runs it’s scan it will be able to “fix” [...]

Updates – Rogues and Security….

Monday, September 7th, 2009

I’ve been running a series of how to remove articles related to some of the current nasty rogue security applications that has really been getting a lot of traffic the last week or so. I can see that there’s definitely demand for more. Frankly, I hate these programs that claim so many problems (that it [...]

Software raid fun…. device detection order

Monday, January 22nd, 2007

Anyone that’s setup software raid on a system with multiple storage adapters has probably run into this kind of issue, but I thought I’d mention it. Last weekend I built a machine to replace my server (the server was to be captured into a VM). The main system was going to be installed onto dual [...]

Software raid under linux (Ubuntu 6.06 Dapper Drake)

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2006

First, I should disclaim that this is going to be a brain dump of the resources and experience of a quick setup of Ubuntu 6.06 on a software raid based storage system. This may be less than ideal, but is doable and seems relatively solid as a system. First off, what is RAID (redundant array [...]

Moving to Open Source quietly

Monday, November 28th, 2005

ZDnet UK has another article on how many businesses prefer to make a move to open source software fairly quietly. This should be no surprise really given the news and circus-type feel some of the public “studies” of a large company or other organization moving to linux or replacing Microsoft Office. In many cases, there’ve [...]

Software bugs – 10 worst

Tuesday, November 8th, 2005

Software bugs are annoying, frustrating and sometimes expensive and deadly. Wired is running a story on the 10 worst software bugs of all time.    Send article as PDF   

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