Thank you Lowell - I'm flattered
And please let Chris know I appreciate the time and effort he put in to writing the article.
Frankly, he did speak directly to many point about which I was unsure, and answered some important questions. While any experienced geek is well aware of the limitations of the MSRT, I bet there are more than a few people who may believe it provides a complete level of protection.
I remember back in my early days, before I knew better, I would manually download and run the tool every month - which can take well over two hours on any normal machine.