Intenet Explorer 7 is again under attack by hackers.
" US-CERT, the government's cyber security arm, is warning users of Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) Internet Explorer 7 about a Trend Micro report claiming that cybercriminals are attacking Internet Explorer 7 through a vulnerability disclosed and patched by Microsoft last week."
I'll get straight to the point. Get Linux. If you don't get Linux and continue to run Windows, at least install Firefox on your system and use this as your main browser. You'll have a safer browser that is much more feature rich. And when you see how customizable Firefox is, you'll then get an understanding of how customizable Linux is.
Get the MS target off your back. Get Linux.