[pcductape] Re: diagnosing a problem

  • From: "Pam" <ltf01@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 29 May 2003 00:40:08 -0500

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.


>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.
>>-----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.
>>>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I just *conjectured* that McAfee might be out of date, because I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...

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