Stories by George Chidi

McAfee Antivirus update gives NT 4.0 the flu

An upgrade to Network Associates' McAfee VirusScan product was found recently to damage the master boot record on computers using Windows NT 4.0, forcing customers to reinstall their operating systems.

Compaq Lowers Q4 Earnings Estimate

Compaq Computer announced Tuesday that its revenue in the fourth quarter will be 8 to 10 per cent below market expectations and earnings will be eight cents per share below analysts' consensus predictions. The company issued the profit warning after the close of the New York Stock Exchange.