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Windows 7: MSE KB2310138 Definition update

24 Jul 2018   #1
peterjay

Windows 7 Professional 32bit
 
 
MSE KB2310138 Definition update

Can someone please give me a good easy to understand answer please, what is happening with this update, I am getting them ever day sometimes twice, and it is been going on for months now.
I uninstalled MSE yesterday and reinstalled it but things are still the same.
We must all be in the same boat perhaps, what are others doing and is there a cure, have we just got to keep downloading this update what seems like for evermore.
Can you please what the problem is and if there is any around it.
With many thanks.
Peter.


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24 Jul 2018   #2
tetraps

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

There is no problem. MSE auto updates its definitions 1-2 times per day. Every definition has the same KB number by design.
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01 Aug 2018   #3
HammerHead

win 7 X64 Ultimate SP1
 
 
Not to Worry

I was concerned also. After looking into it each update for KB23101138 is logged with a different version. Such as (Definition 1.271.897.0). This is the latest one for me and they progress backward.


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I think MS has more time on their hands as they approach abandoning Win 7. That would explain issuing multiple updates


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02 Aug 2018   #4
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, Kali, VMWare Workstation Player, OpenVPN
 
 

peterjay, I don't think much of MSE, and neither does AV Comparatives, or similar sites. If you're not Tech savvy I'd install BitDefender free and forego MSE.
Personally, I run Avast Free, Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit & Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware, all stand-alone and FF add-ons Disconnect, HTTPS Everywhere, uBlock Origin, Cookie Auto-Delete, & Disable HTML5 Auto-play.
If you purchase Malwarebytes premium anti-exploit and anti-ransomware are included (MB premium will delete them for you).
Nic
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