4. The PSU is at the bottom, heat rises, and directly above it they have the SLI video cards. This is a terrible design.
The PSU at the bottom is pretty much the standard these days.
It makes room for top vents or a radiator that way. And the heath output of the PSU is so minimal
compared to other parts that it's probably the best place for the PSU.
and us linux users hardly ever have to boot in the first place (for most, not all I admit, it's nicer to put the machine in to sleep or hibernate.).
This rings true for almost every computer user, regardless of OS nowadays. Nobody likes starting a new session.
Sometimes the old guard aren't just holding back progress, but don't tell that to inexperienced youths and bitter old men who want to make a name for themselves.
I guess you fit in between those age groups
since there is no service level dependency it provides to the Volume Shadow Copy Service.
Framework, Shield, Task Manager, Validation Trust protection.
The avg user program and tray icon's are just front-ends to control some aspects of these services or to start custom scans.
p.s. it is perfectly viable for a literate individual to not use an antivirus. It is also possible to not use AV on a PC in a corporate environment, but it has its implications. T
I think using the OS supplied security controls the Windows Vista/7/8 family provides: Applocker/SRS, Group Policy, App-V
is preferable to running antivirus in an OR scenario. It's also a lot more complicated.
a hardware resource problem.
But for a reinstallation of a system in the company I just format and reinstall again because a zero pass takes a long time as well.