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Mathias wrote:Apparently Adobe Illustrator costs a few hundred?
Yoshi wrote:Decent Anti-Virus + Windows Firewall + Common Sense is fine.
baycrum wrote:I was on DA when all of a sudden popped up this thing in the same window.It said in the tab title my computer online.It showed the my computer folder and this red thing that said I had like 325 viruses.Is that just a popup or is there really that many viruses?
zepherin wrote:baycrum wrote:I was on DA when all of a sudden popped up this thing in the same window.It said in the tab title my computer online.It showed the my computer folder and this red thing that said I had like 325 viruses.Is that just a popup or is there really that many viruses?
It's just a popup add. DA needs to pick their advertisers better. I occasionally get shit like that showing up if I don't have a popup blocker going. For sights I visit frequently I drop the add blocker (here for instance) as long as the adds aren't intrusive, and one time I even clicked one of the snafu ads confirmed the company was legit via BBB and bought something cause they advertised something that I wanted.
One day should right a guide on effective internet advertising because most companies that buy ad space don't know shit about marketing. Every MBA book I have just frowns at that type of advertising. It's all buzz and bullshit. If you want to reach a target market. Great, If you advertise on a website, also great, but you need to do 2 things one is differentiate yourself from your competitors and two is to focus the fucking ad. 1 feature 1 issue. Walmart for example: How are they different? Low prices. What is the focus of their ads? Low prices. I know programmers hate people in marketing as a rule of thumb, but eventually your going to have to pay big bucks to a douche bag so that your advertising is effective.
vista defender virus?JesusChrist wrote:Oh great geeky computer nerds hear my plea! Is Windows Firewall decent enough in your opinions? Cause yesterday I got a massive flood of trojans [by downloading Google's Picasa, mind you] that neither my AVG anti-virus could get rid of fast enough nor my firewall could prevent from happening.
Mathias wrote:My Internet is continuously not responding (fades to white and has to be closed by task prompt). I'm using Firefox.
Mathias wrote:It's campus wi-fi.
Yoshi wrote:It sounds like FF itself is fucked, to me. Try redoing that first.
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