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Windows 7: infected pcs barred from getting security updates

01 May 2010   #1
Techguystu

Microsoft windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 
infected pcs barred from getting security updates

People infected with ROOTKIT called Alureon will unable to receive / install Microsoft's latest security updates

the software giant took preventative action because similar updates issued in February caused computers the repeatedly crash



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01 May 2010   #2
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Maybe that will cause some folks to clean their computers.
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01 May 2010   #3
manhunter2826

Windows XP - Now Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit).
 
 

Wow! Is there a link/source for this, just for my info. Thanks.
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02 May 2010   #4
Techguystu

Microsoft windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

um i dont know i read it in my freinds magazine a couple weeks ago n thought it should come up on here
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02 May 2010   #5
manhunter2826

Windows XP - Now Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit).
 
 

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02 May 2010   #6
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Techguystu View Post
People infected with ROOTKIT called Alureon will unable to receive / install Microsoft's latest security updates

the software giant took preventative action because similar updates issued in February caused computers the repeatedly crash
More Microsoft information at this link -

Microsoft Malware Protection Center : MSRT April Threat Reports & Alureon
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02 May 2010   #7
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JMH View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Techguystu View Post
People infected with ROOTKIT called Alureon will unable to receive / install Microsoft's latest security updates

the software giant took preventative action because similar updates issued in February caused computers the repeatedly crash
More Microsoft information at this link -

Microsoft Malware Protection Center : MSRT April Threat Reports & Alureon
Ah, XP. Thank you both for the links.
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