Linked by David Adams on Wed 12th Nov 2008 17:09 UTC, submitted by Dan Warne
Bugs & Viruses Dutch, French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish users of the popular anti-virus software AVG have discovered a nasty surprise. AVG has mistakenly identified a core Windows system file, user32.dll, as a Trojan, and summarily deletes it, b0rking Windows. AVG has announced they're working on a fix.
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Comment by A.H.
by A.H. on Wed 12th Nov 2008 17:34 UTC
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Seeing how 99% of the time it's the user's fault a system gets infected, it only makes sense to remove the user and solve this problem once and for all.

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