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Sent: Monday, April 17, 2017 3:13
Subject: [TechTalk] Antivirus Program
I'm going to propose my problem again and
hopefully someone will have an answer for me.
As many of you know, I am still stuck with
Windows Vista Home but have at least upgraded to Firefox and NVDA rather
than using IE8 and JAWS11. As support ended for Vista on April 11, I can no
longer use MSSE for my virus protection. People have steered me towards
sophos home and I have checked on the website and it looks like you have to
have Windows7, at least.
Is there nothing out there for me? Am I going
to have to take the chance and run my computer unprotected? I've had a
couple of issues, when protected, so the thought of not having something
that will work is really quite scary. I don't think it would be worth it to
call the Microsoft support number because they're just going to tell me to
upgrade. I can't, right now.
There are certain things I would like to
continue doing, such as downloading from BARD and Bookshare but not even
sure I should do that.
It is my understanding that I can use Norton
from Comcast, my ISP. I know that it not all that accessible and I know that
it is a memory hog and some have told me not to use it at all. Wouldn't it
be better than nothing if it will still work on Vista?
I'm grasping at straws fold, and, even though
Microsoft gave all sorts of warning about the end of support, it came up
entirely too fast for me. Money is the biggest issue here as you
Thanks for reading.