So, this morning when I checked my computer, the overnight scan had detected a virus and was waiting for me to delete it. Fine, deleted, gone. Then it suggested doing a boot scan -- restarting the system to scan before Windows loaded. Fine, always a good idea, I figured that it would take 10-15 minutes.
Silly me. It's over four hours later and still scanning. (I think it's also scanning my back-up drive, which is what's made it seem SO long.) And since this is all before Windows has loaded, I can't use the computer, while simply scanning in the background.
Then, feeling like a fool, so focused on my desktop system running through its scan, I realized that I actually have a notebook computer, sitting off there elsewhere at home.
So, I've started that up, and here we are...
Robert J. Elisberg is a political commentator, screenwriter, novelist, tech writer and also some other things that I just tend to keep forgetting.
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