I got the official OK to dump McAfee today. Yeehaa! And I didn't even have to remind her about our conversation. She mentioned it to me! =) Sharp as a tack she is, even at 75. I sure hope I'm that good when I get that age. So tomorrow we forge onward and upward. Pam > > >Hi Dave, >Personally, I tend to agree with you, but this is not my machine so not my >choice. =( >I already told her back when she first got online that when it came time to >renew that I wanted to put her on something else and she agreed. Hopefully >she remembers that conversation and will agree to getting rid of McAfee. > >Pam > >>-----Original Message----- >>From: pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >>[mailto:pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Emery, David >>Sent: Saturday, May 24, 2003 11:23 AM >>To: 'pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx' >>Subject: [pcductape] Re: diagnosing a problem >> >> >>Pam: Not to start a debate but I rate McAfee a minus 10 on a >scale of 1-10, >>10 being great. I think it is just big money that is keeping them in the >>arena, they use to be good years ago, but not so IMHO anymore. Dave >> >>-----Original Message----- >>From: Pam [mailto:ltf01@xxxxxxxxxx] >>Sent: Saturday, May 24, 2003 11:49 AM >>To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >>Subject: [pcductape] Re: diagnosing a problem >> >> >>Hi Eric, >>No, haven't tried an update yet for 2 reasons, first I have >everything that >>I can see that is McAfee disabled, and second, I think that's >what she told >>me her daughter did for her right before it cratered. She will be >>back home >>Monday so I'm just going to table it until I talk to her. >>Hey, I just realized I can look in the McAfee files on her machine and see >>what the file dates tell me. >> >>Pam >> >>>> >>> >>>Hi Pam, >>> >>>I just *conjectured* that McAfee might be out of date, because I >>>assumed it was not a new machine and possibly therefore not a recent >>>installation of McAfee. If it is a new McAfee installation, then I >>>would assume (sigh!... there's that word again) that the user is (or >>>should be) entitled to 12 month's worth of updates. Unfortunately, I >>>do not use McA, so that supposition on my part might be wrong too. >>> >>>Have you tried a McA AV update yet? >>> >>>That Guy In Africa... To unsubscribe from this list send an email to pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface.