There are quite a few kinds of malware that can infect your PC, and Windows Crashes Deliverer is among one of the tricker to extricate. It masquerades as an anti-virus application and in fact gives the appearance of a valid application, this malware is part of a relatively new class of malicious programs that can be described as rogue anti-spyware or scareware. For these programs, the objective is to convince you to buy it to protect your machine and in the process of doing so create the appearance of damage on your machine.
The ubiquity of the FAT32 file system has allowed the common USB flash drive to pervade virtually every desktop computer. My flash drive can easily be used on a Windows, Mac or Linux workstation. Even more importantly, I can copy a handful of photos to it and at my local Target store the Kodak photo machine is able to read the images from the drive.
The browser war has temporarily been placed on hold in favor of a simultaneous application war. It appears that a Vista user can run maybe 100 applications at a time, and on OS X you are likely to get only a mere 150 applications into your dock. Of course, on Linux you can run even more despite the incredibly high CPU utilization. Imagine a completely unusable computer running 200 applications at once, and in fact this is the scenario we should really be concerned with.