Anti-Virus Software Driving You Mad? 5 Fight-Back Tips

Last week some Windows users struggled through unexpected PC slowdowns due to a security program bundled in with a Java update. Security programs still hog PC resources and pose annoyances -- but here's expert advice on how you can regain control.
  • Security
  • Viruses
San Francisco journalist Bill Snyder writes frequently about business and technology. His work appears regularly in and the publications of Stanford's Graduate School of Business and the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. He welcomes your comments and suggestions.