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- CA Antivirus Failed the Parent Test
November 16, 2006, 1:40 am
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figure out how to use it.
He says the program scanned his drive and told him he has 5 infected
files, but it doesn't seem to have fixed them automatically and isn't
telling him how to do it manually.
I told him that antivirus software exists to do one thing -- to protect
a computer from viruses. If it isn't obvious to a three-year-old how to
make it work, then it is badly designed and isn't worth wasting time
on. I suggested he throw out the disk and go buy one of the alternative
What I want to know is why software designers are always falling down
when it comes to usability. Don't they have parents?