- Click the “Download” button on this page to download the C=mc=st installation software and begin the installation process.
- Note: Please temporarily disable any firewall, anti-virus and pop-up blocking software currently running on your computer before running the installation software. (emphasis mine)
The nice lady at the computer place three doors down (our service reseller) called C=mc=ast when I asked. Apparently the Customer Service person there initially couldn't understand why we didn't just download and run the software (!), but finally either comprehended or got tired of arguing and agreed to take care of it. Service came back about two hours later.
Am I wrong, or if one was phishing, wouldn't this be just a perfect mode of attack? Perhaps I'm paranoid. But when I was married, my primary responsibility was to ensure that no member of the household was eaten by wild animals, and I didn't have a 100% survival rate by opening the door to every predator that asked to come in.