What made you come to these forums?

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  1. Pretender

    Pretender Registered Member

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    I visit several forum boards and am curious how posters have managed to get to these forums or why they did. I have forgotten how I started here, but am glad that I did. So, let's hear it.............what's your story?
     
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    I was in desperate need of some security programs and education on security in general.
    I don't remember what search engine I used,but I found the main Wilders security page which was a big "find" for me.
    I saw the link to this forum and I lurked here for awhile before registering.
    This was one of the first forums that I registered at.
     
  4. Acadia

    Acadia Registered Member

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    I heard about this forum in the grc.com forums.

    Acadia
     
  5. jayzzz

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    I was in another forum looking for answers I wasn't going to find there. Someone suggested I check in here, and I did. :cool: mj
     
  6. Pretender

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    Sometimes I'm really surprised that some computer users have never heard of these forums. It's like one of the basic lines of defense information in the PC security saga. But, then again, I remember when I didn't even know how to start a PC.........sort of thought it took some real intense knowledge just to do that. Now look at me...........I can start my PC and even shut it down without too many major problems :p
     
  7. Vietnam Vet

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    I use to look forward to the knowledge Paul shared over at the old Ad-Aware forums, in the VOP days. When he left there I was very disappointed, so when I became aware he had his own board geared up and in full swing, I followed right along. Obviously, a good decision.
     
  8. beetlejuice

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    :D I ran across it accidentally while looking for new security software. Sure am glad I found it. Between Wilders and DiamondCS, my PC's been running free of all those nastys out there. :D
     
  9. Pretender

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    Glad you all are here ;)
     
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    This is me too,sorry if this comes out wrong i,m a new webuser and this is my first attempt at quotes and stuff



    Oh i nearly forgot hi everyone
     
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  11. Pretender

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    Good work Spydespiser! Welcome to Wilders and the wonderful world of the Web.

    bob :cool:
     
  12. GoonMan

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    Was sent here by a friend in another forum after I purchased Nod32 so here I am. Great Forum. :D

    BTW not a Newbie to forums and posts. LOL ;)


    Randy
     
  13. Sorcerer

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    Besides this forum, i am registered in many others. This because im always looking the best for my computer security.. So i heard of this forum and i decided to xeck out if it was good and my conclusion is that , this forum is not good, its excelent !!
     
  14. Pilli

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    I had links to Wilders from my site before the forum was set up so it was a natural place to come for me.
    I found the site originally when I was looking for reviews of security software to try, trial & review. :D Probably picked up the link from the DCS private forums.
     
  15. eyespy

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    I used to be a poster at the GRC forum a few years back.
    Some of my questions at that forum were answered by a person named "davidov". ;)
    The rest, as they say....is history....right Paul?? :D

    regards all,
    bill :)
     
  16. Detox

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    I was playing games and hosting in the online-gaming team I used to be a part of (in a different one now, not that it really matters :p)

    and anyway a guy there who runs the network in a school (in Holland) sent me here to find something... Like a free AV download or something simple like that. Then I got interested and checked out the forums; and I've haunted 'em ever since :D

    I reckon I jus' like it too much aroun' here to say goodbye :cool:
     
  17. Pretender

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    Glad you're here!
     
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  18. hayc59

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    :DA Very Good Dude Named "Root'
    Tuned Me On To This Great Place!! :D
    And Now I Am Addicted To It!! :-* :-*
     
  19. snowbound

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    My ineptness on internet security! ;)
     
  20. beetlejuice

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    Don't put yourself down about being "inept". Nobody starts out automatically knowing about internet security. Like everything else, it's a learning experience. Just coming here shows your willingness to learn which is a quality to be commended, as there are so many people these days, who could care less about wanting or trying to learn anything. Personally, I stumbled upon this forum by accident. And aside from getting married, joining the Wilders team has been the best move I've ever made!!! :D :D :D
     
  21. Cochise

    Cochise A missed friend

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    I couldn't remember how I arrived here to save my life, I remember it was something to do with some lost files and File Checker ( Files etc., to me at that time, being a complete div, might just as well have been made out of puffs of smoke as far as my understanding of them went) anyway, up came Pieter and cleared up the sitch in no time and that meant Wilders where stuck with me forever.

    I love the banter and the knowledge that gets thrown about like confetti and I love mt AVATAR you all made for me.

    I'm like Pretender now, I can Boot up and shut down all by myself it's just the damn bit in between that makes my headache. LOL.

    Regards Cochise, :cool:
     
  22. Pretender

    Pretender Registered Member

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    I would like to help you Cochise, but how do I turn this thing on again?!?! o_O
     
  23. LowWaterMark

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    Well as is often said around here, they are all different. Mine seems to prefer soft music, dimmed lights, a little poetry and...

    Err, wait a minute. What exactly was the topic again? :oops:

    :D
     
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  24. Pieter_Arntz

    Pieter_Arntz Spyware Veteran

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    LOL. All I have to do is turn the computer off. :D
    If someone could help me out on how to do that.

    Pieter
     
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  25. Pretender

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    I love it!!!!!!!!!!!!! :p
     
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