Joy (cithra) wrote,

how I became a mac user

I just spent the last four or so hours removing the Blaster worm from my mother's computer. She says she only opens attachments from people she knows, but knowing the people she knows, that's no guarantee... Anyway. What a complete pain in the ass. She has Norton on the machine, but some of the settings weren't quite right.

It really makes me want to get an Apple the next time I'm in the market for a machine. Between this and the fact that OSX is essentially Linux. Given the choice between that and DOS in a clown suit - well, it's obvious which way I'm leaning.

It doesn't say a whole lot in favor of XP that my mom would really rather have her kludgy old Win95 machine back, either.

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