Originally Posted by jwalker
Don't get grumpy, I'm just sayin'. My machine has been automatically updated with the fix for a few days now so it is worth having Microsoft Automatic Updates enabled.
Just had a rake around at Microsoft and although it's mentioned to be an issue for Vista on one page, according to the Microsoft Knowledge Base it is not an issue for Vista and there has been no fix issued. Versions of 2K and XP are at risk.
However, it was automatically installed on my Vista on 7th Jan 09. Confused dot com.
Grumpy? What makes you think I'm getting grumpy
Was just copy and pasiting his reply to the same thing
Just read back and I can see why you thought that. Should have put quotes in,
I said the same thing and this was the response...
"....updates are posted once a week by Microsoft...who wants to wait 6 days for the next automatic update roll out?
New worms and viri are found on a daily basis and as such most good AV software or malware removers will find and deal with them. I was warned about this critter last night by an IT tech whose opinion on security I trust, and in general terms its a real nasty. You can wait for updates if you like, but I would not have posted it if it was not serious."