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post #11 of 21
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Originally Posted by IcedEarth View Post
Apparently the only bad decision was using MS Update and MS altogether

If MS can't get this sorted out they don't stand a chance in the future.
Anyone is susceptible to hackers messing with updates, but MS happens to be the biggest target. If Apple gained a majority market share then it would happen to them. At least Microsoft is constantly working to counteract the hackers, give them credit for working hard to defend their product.
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post #12 of 21
oh well.. my windows update doesnt even work... I keep getting the "administrator only" error ^^
post #13 of 21
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Originally Posted by CrackClocker View Post
How is it misleading, Windows and the programs within it have been exploited and hacked since its introduction. The topic might be an attention grabber, but not the least bit misleading, at least not for poorly made software.
Yes, it is... if anything, it should say "Windows Update Patches Exploited?"... "Windows Update Hacked?" hints that the service was hacked and spreads malicious patches now.
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UAC saves my ass like every day!
    
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Just have good firewall, virus prot. and antispyware and don't be stupid and you should be fine. Most of these exploits rely on the end-user making bad decisions.

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post #16 of 21
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Originally Posted by CrackClocker View Post
How is it misleading, Windows and the programs within it have been exploited and hacked since its introduction. The topic might be an attention grabber, but not the least bit misleading, at least not for poorly made software.
it's misleading because it suggests that the windows update is hacked, not a certain patch. the title certainly got my attention, but it wasn't what i thought it was.
post #17 of 21
I enjoy a thread that lets the prepubescent MS haters vent. The community needs to let them air out their teen angst a couple times a month to keep them mentally stable.

Of course, it would be unreasonable to ask them all why they continue to purchase and use MS operating systems daily if it's a cause of so much pain and frustration.


(all in good humor. I am not refering to the original post btw)
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post #18 of 21
This isn't nearly as bad as it sounds guys. Everything in the PC world rolls like this.
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post #19 of 21
UAC keeps me safe everyday! it's like a condom for your pc!
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post #20 of 21
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Originally Posted by PaulTa View Post
I enjoy a thread that lets the prepubescent MS haters vent. The community needs to let them air out their teen angst a couple times a month to keep them mentally stable.

Of course, it would be unreasonable to ask them all why they continue to purchase and use MS operating systems daily if it's a cause of so much pain and frustration.


(all in good humor. I am not refering to the original post btw)
Q F T

Notice how everyone who hates on Windows, happens to have Windows as an OS in their Sigs? hahahaha. I find that hilarious as well XD
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