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I have Internet access since 1996 and I never got a virus. I don't care much about Windows Update either.
Originally posted by autowrench
Hello all. In these times, the Internet is not a safe place for anyone. For Windows users, there are always threats of a new virus, or a site that puts spyware or malware on your computer, and all of those endless Security Patches from Windows Update...Whew! And of course those expensive times when that anti-virus just did not work for you.
Those are the ones I use when I want to see if everything is OK with any Internet connection.
I think it quite prudent to check your Firewall and Security often. Here is where I go to check: