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How to disable the online Authenticode check everytime you open an EXE?

Every time you open an EXE file that you've downloaded, Windows 7 checks online if the EXE is signed. Is there a way to disable this? It takes around five seconds to test if it's okay, and then it ...
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Is it possible to install software in such a way that the user can't remove it?

Let's say a program is contained entirely in a jar or exe. Is it possible for this program to propagate itself such that the user can't possibly remove it from the machine? I'm wondering how much ...
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Are executables(.exe) favorite slaves of viruses?

Often viruses are attached to an .exe file. Are executables main target of viruses so as to cause maximum (rather faster) harm on the destination side? Are there any other formats of files or any ...