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Glue in the network RJ45 and USB ports used to work exceptionally well, however with all this wireless around these days, more drastic measures need to be taken. It is possible to rip out the antenna on most modern laptops, although I was still able to get an intermittent signal by placing the laptop right on top of the access point.
I found installing DOS 3.1 a better solution...
apart from protection users from bad things on the internet helps to save the planet from toxic glue fumes, and as a bonus users get to type cryptic text commands at the flashing block cursor just like in the movies.
We run fsecure here at work and the only thing I've had to do have been tweak its firewall to get all programs to work correctly. Centralized distribution and management works perfectly. Not sure what we paid thou.
At home I run bitdefender currently and liking it, can't say how it would do in a work environment but no complaints there either.
I've been using Avast at home for several years and rate it highly. It comes in both personal and enterprise versions.
"There are two ways of constructing a software design: One way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies, and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies. The first method is far more difficult." - C.A.R. Hoare
I used to run MSE and had no problems, but when I "upgraded" to Win 10 it bogged the machine badly every afternoon. So I switched to Kaspersky which has been fine for me, with two exceptions.
1) The "safe browsing" window it opens for banks and so forth takes forever to load the first time each day - so it's disabled now
2) It hasn't found any virus, malware, or trojan problems - which could either mean it doesn't work, or I'm too careful about where I go and what I download...
Bad command or file name. Bad, bad command! Sit! Stay! Staaaay...
I ran Kaspersky on a small home net for several years b/c it was the only internal product Wingate offered. Individuals' machines ran AVG. I think Kaspersky reported exactly one virus over the period, while AVG regularly churned out warnings albeit sometimes of minor significance.
Then there's the issue of the nice Russians messing with their competition...
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