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December 29, 2004 12:45:03 PM

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I have a PC with XP Home that is not and never will be connected to the
Internet. I therefore cannot and do not need to download updates to the
Windows Security and anti-virus. How can I stop that annoying popup telling
me that my computer is unprotected?
Anonymous
a b 8 Security
December 29, 2004 4:24:16 PM

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Start > Settings > Control Panel > Security Center
and click on: "Change the way Security Center alerts me".

--
Carey Frisch
Microsoft MVP
Windows XP - Shell/User

Be Smart! Protect Your PC!
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/defaul...

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"Susan" wrote:

| I have a PC with XP Home that is not and never will be connected to the
| Internet. I therefore cannot and do not need to download updates to the
| Windows Security and anti-virus. How can I stop that annoying popup telling
| me that my computer is unprotected?
December 29, 2004 4:24:17 PM

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Duh...now why couldn't I find that myself? Thanks!

"Carey Frisch [MVP]" wrote:

> Start > Settings > Control Panel > Security Center
> and click on: "Change the way Security Center alerts me".
>
> --
> Carey Frisch
> Microsoft MVP
> Windows XP - Shell/User
>
> Be Smart! Protect Your PC!
> http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/defaul...
>
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> "Susan" wrote:
>
> | I have a PC with XP Home that is not and never will be connected to the
> | Internet. I therefore cannot and do not need to download updates to the
> | Windows Security and anti-virus. How can I stop that annoying popup telling
> | me that my computer is unprotected?
>
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Anonymous
a b 8 Security
December 29, 2004 11:25:23 PM

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cos you are a susan, not a steven
"Susan" <Susan@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:1B939F74-F7EF-471C-8B3B-60176055DF0C@microsoft.com...
> Duh...now why couldn't I find that myself? Thanks!
>
> "Carey Frisch [MVP]" wrote:
>
>> Start > Settings > Control Panel > Security Center
>> and click on: "Change the way Security Center alerts me".
>>
>> --
>> Carey Frisch
>> Microsoft MVP
>> Windows XP - Shell/User
>>
>> Be Smart! Protect Your PC!
>> http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/defaul...
>>
>> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> "Susan" wrote:
>>
>> | I have a PC with XP Home that is not and never will be connected to the
>> | Internet. I therefore cannot and do not need to download updates to the
>> | Windows Security and anti-virus. How can I stop that annoying popup
>> telling
>> | me that my computer is unprotected?
>>
Anonymous
a b 8 Security
December 29, 2004 11:25:43 PM

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Only joking, sorry. The guilt has set in.
"Susan" <Susan@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:1B939F74-F7EF-471C-8B3B-60176055DF0C@microsoft.com...
> Duh...now why couldn't I find that myself? Thanks!
>
> "Carey Frisch [MVP]" wrote:
>
>> Start > Settings > Control Panel > Security Center
>> and click on: "Change the way Security Center alerts me".
>>
>> --
>> Carey Frisch
>> Microsoft MVP
>> Windows XP - Shell/User
>>
>> Be Smart! Protect Your PC!
>> http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/defaul...
>>
>> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> "Susan" wrote:
>>
>> | I have a PC with XP Home that is not and never will be connected to the
>> | Internet. I therefore cannot and do not need to download updates to the
>> | Windows Security and anti-virus. How can I stop that annoying popup
>> telling
>> | me that my computer is unprotected?
>>
Anonymous
a b 8 Security
December 30, 2004 5:31:01 AM

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Robert's point is quite appropriate. ANY kind of media |(CD, DVD, floppy,
Zip, Memory stick, postage stamp, cheese from a moustrap) is capable of
hosting a parasite and infecting your computer.

Another popular venue is LAN parties... HUGE possibility of deadly
infections!!!!

"Robert Moir" wrote:

> Susan wrote:
> > I have a PC with XP Home that is not and never will be connected to
> > the Internet. I therefore cannot and do not need to download updates
> > to the Windows Security and anti-virus. How can I stop that annoying
> > popup telling me that my computer is unprotected?
>
> I see that Carey has given you the help you need but I just wanted to ask -
> you do know that you don't have to be connected to the internet to get a
> virus? If you ever exchange data with other people or install programs (even
> from shop purchased CDs) then you need to think about computer security.
>
>
>
Anonymous
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December 30, 2004 6:15:55 AM

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"Susan" <Susan@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:72B71B03-8C4C-4342-A133-8FC1738FA6D7@microsoft.com...
>I have a PC with XP Home that is not and never will be connected to the
> Internet. I therefore cannot and do not need to download updates to the
> Windows Security and anti-virus. How can I stop that annoying popup
> telling
> me that my computer is unprotected?

There might be a good (or bad) reason the anti-virus is giving you a
warning. I would be doing some scanning if I was you.
!