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Does Wurm Online contain any viruses?

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Hey, does anyone know if downloading Wurm Online gives your computer a virus? I normally played on a mac so viruses weren't really an issue, but now I switched over the Windows and I'm being SUPER careful on what I download and stuff. If no virus, then hooray!


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No.


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It might say so... but just disable your firewall and let the download sing :)


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LOL


Its not like windows is a AIDS patient with no immune system.


If you only download stuff from trusted sources and have a decent AV software you'll have a hard time getting a virus.


I'd recommend Avast personally, but there's a lot of free Anti-virus software.


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AVG and Ad-Aware are good.


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The only advantage Apple ever had as to viruses was that so few people use their computers.  When someone writes a virus, they are going for the biggest effect.  So they write a virus that affects 90% of the computers, not the 10% on a different OS.


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Wurm contains no viruses, but to run it (first time), you have to enable the java plugin in browser.
That might open a security hole in the browser, be careful when to say "run" to any other java programs once the browser plug-in enabled.

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AVG and Ad-Aware are good.

 

Ad-Aware used to be good, but the latest version is just terrible. I would at this point recommend MalwareBytes over both Ad-Aware and Spybot.

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 I normally played on a mac so viruses weren't really an issue,

Ha, ha, hahaha hahah hahahahahahahaha, hahahahahahahhaa, HAHAHAHAAH! HAHA

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Its not like windows is a AIDS patient with no immune system.

 

That is so ###### ignorant.

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AVG and Ad-Aware are good.

I'd strongly advise against AVG. I've caught viruses on my pen while i was having a class on computers protected with AVG. Avast picked it up right away though.

 

 

That is so ###### ignorant.

In what form? AIDS effectively destroys your immune system, and by the original post the person was acting as if his computer was like a bubble-boy.

If people took offense, i'm sorry, none was meant.

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Wurm contains no viruses, but to run it (first time), you have to enable the java plugin in browser.

That might open a security hole in the browser, be careful when to say "run" to any other java programs once the browser plug-in enabled.

Wurm does not use the browser plugin, you don't need it to run wurm.

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wurm contains a virus, it's called ADDICTION.


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Wurm does not use the browser plugin, you don't need to run wurm.

It is, to able to run the jnlp file via java web start, if its not been associated by file type.

 

safe way to run: on command line you can enter

javaws -Xnosplash http://wurmonline.com/client/wurmclient.jnlp

  (if jre or jdk is accessible in the path)

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No virus but it will invade your system and take over your mind!


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 I normally played on a mac so viruses weren't really an issue, but now I switched over the Windows and I'm being SUPER careful on what I download and stuff.

lol

Tell me you are joking 

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Was this post serious?  Why would 5000+ prem accounts play an online game that was a virus?


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Was this post serious?  Why would 5000+ prem accounts play an online game that was a virus?

 

Ive seen that

but they were unofficial servers :P

Never hurts to ask!

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lol

Tell me you are joking 

No really xD I installed Wurm on my PC when I couldn't play on a mac and I got some weird virus that had me formatting my hard drive

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yea, wurms one bigol virus, and cause you got one o dem windows computers, well heh, its just like a open window letten all dem virus inside, yep


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just a warning to all new players, the Wurm Online box set sold at Walmart comes with tons of shovelware, I got like 5 taskbars on firefox and this little paperclip keeps shouting at me


 


DO NOT BUY WURM FROM WALMART


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