Hello Pam, Saturday, May 24, 2003, 10:25:11 AM, you wrote: P> I think I'm confused. I thought you could buy McAfee in stores and install P> it on a machine yourself and they sold you 1 year subscriptions to their P> updates. You can... but the chances of that happening are much lower than the possibility that it came with the computer and has never been updated; you did say "no CDs". "No CDs" means a used computer with probably-illegal/expired software (Windows, McAfee, etc.). --Scott. 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.