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my computer keeps restarting

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Ocie3

it hasn't been that long since both Symantec's Norton AV and McAfee's Viruscan encountered malware that was designed to detect their presence and either cripple or even uninstall them.

From what I have read, those two firms and their software have more respect among the malware creators than most of their rivals, with the possible exceptions of Kaspersky and maybe F-Secure. I don't know whether McAfee and Symantec are still favored by the Fortune 1000, though.

Personally, it always bothers me when it looks so easy to effectively disable an antimalware program, or a firewall, for that matter.