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Windows 7: Security patch for WannaCry - wanted

10 Jun 2017   #1
bawldiggle

XP Pro (x86) | 7 HP (x86) & (x64) | 7 Pro (x64)
 
 
Security patch for WannaCry - wanted

I am trying to find a Win-7 "security patch" for WannaCry ransomeware.
After several hours on the web I am more confused than ever.

After a lot of perpetual loops ending back at the same page, it looks like KB4012215 might be an/the answer.
I stopped updating back at Win98, because each update usually ended in grief and more headaches.
I have 3 XP (offline) machines that have never been updated, and were happily churning out AutoCad without a glitch, until I retired in 2007.
Finally I found the Microsft Update Catalog
and Search results for KBKB4012215
I had to find out what embedded represents. Now I know

Would I be correct in assuming the two "Windows 7" entries are for 32-bit and 64-bit ?
Or is there something else I need to know

I would appreciate any help, thank you


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10 Jun 2017   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
As far as I've noticed here is the news article about it
Microsoft - Customer Guidance for WannaCrypt attacks - Windows 7 Help Forums

And msrt update to use to slowly scan for it if it exists at all
KB890830 Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool 5.48 - May 2017 - Windows 7 Help Forums
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10 Jun 2017   #3
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

If in doubt you can use the free Wannacry vulnerability checker and patcher from ESET:

Almost all WannaCry victims were running Windows 7 - Page 3 - Windows 7 Help Forums
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