So there I was, innocently playing Icewind Dale, trying to kill this pesky necromancer and his cold wight legions, when my computer started flashing a virus alert right through the display. After two of these annoyances, I exited the game, and went to run my protection software.
Every month, I update and run Spybot and Ad-aware. It's worth the hassle, for sure. I do both my machines the same day when I run 'em. The evil necromancers of the Internet and the demon spiders of the Web are kept at bay by my mighty Protection spells.