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Another Microsoft critical update for XP


hazelnut

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Microsoft just patched a remote code execution hole in Windows XP with a critical update—over five years after it left mainstream support. However, Windows Update won’t automatically install it. You’ll have to manually download and install it from Microsoft’s website.

https://www.howtogeek.com/414804/still-on-windows-xp-update-manually-or-get-wormed/

Security Update for Windows XP SP3 (KB4500331)

http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/search.aspx?q=4500331

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thanks :-)

 

it seems to be in first line for pos-xp and embedded? in second line for us homeusers

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Thank you for that, Hazelnut. :) 

Also very decent of microsoft to release it. Will try it here & see what happens.  

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I installed it days ago, it installs without any issue. It simply replaces what used to be called the Terminal Services (called something else nowadays) in the System32 folder to protect against another WannaCry (2017) type of malware outbreak.

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Thanks Hazelnut & Andavari.  Same thing here, installs quick & easy, makes a restore point, then needs a restart. 
Everything seems to work still.  Was a bit worried about Powershadow but it's ok. 

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updates in xp are installed much faster as in vista, 7 or ... :-)

 

perhaps good to set the pos-key for the xp-updates?

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7 hours ago, trium said:

perhaps good to set the pos-key for the xp-updates?

No, no, no! If you do that registry "hack/tweak" that was on some websites a few years ago the problem it causes with Windows Updates, and Automatic Updates is it lists updates that have absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with your computer. Then your stuck with going through a myriad of updates that have a good chance of causing issues on your system. Also after that "hack/tweak" is applied you can NOT undo it, to get rid of it would mean you'd need to restore the computer (disk image or manufacturer restore partition), or format+reinstall if you have the original install CD to have a new fresh copy of Windows.

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