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More Updates… March 6, 2009

Posted by Mike in End User Computing.
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It’s becoming so common it may get overlooked, but keep an eye out for another update for your operating system. In this case, Microsoft will be releasing three patches, one of which is critical.

Thanks to The Channel Web for blogging about it. The full article can be found here: http://www.crn.com/security/215800860

Microsoft plans to release a total of three security updates for Windows Tuesday, repairing at least one critical vulnerability that enables remote hackers to execute malicious code on users’ PCs.
One of the patches included in Microsoft’s March security bulletin, set for release Tuesday, addresses a critical Windows error that allows attackers to execute arbitrary code, usually without any user intervention, according to the software company’s advanced notification posting.

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1. thecomputerlady - March 8, 2009

How ironic. After being without my Dell pc with Vista for about a month, and having it rebuilt, today it ungraciously blew up again. The irony comes in the form of what I believe blew it up – allowing Windows to install the latest updates, several of which they insisted was crucial.

I have very limited functionality on my $2,000 Dell Waste-of-Money.

My critical business planning documents have been sent to my Mac…..


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