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Submission + - Linux Saves Fast Food POS System From McAfee (

glodime writes: "A die hard Windows IT consultant turns to PLoP Linux to fix a bad McAfee virus definition update that flagged SVCHOST.EXE as a virus. See how a fix was deployed to nearly 700 restaurants spread across the continental US and Canada. The resourceful consultant generously provided the scripts used to solve the critical problem.

Care to share any IT success stories from the trenches where pragmatism trumped dogma to get the job done?"

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