yes, you could. you need to have at least a firewall that blocks all
incoming connections before connecting to the internet. this could be the
windows firewall, a third party like zonealarm, or a hardware firewall in a
"ray" wrote in message
> I am going to reinstall my window xp pro and i was wonder once i go to the
> internet without going to any site at all except window update will i
> get Infected by virus and other malicious software? >> Stay informed about: reinstalling window xp and window update?