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Fifteen holes are finally patches for Windows

It's sad to say, but allot of what Microsoft produces, actually turns out to be a security sieve. None of us like holes in our operating systems, browsers, and e-mail clients, but it is an unfortunate fact of life. Well, a couple more holes in Internet Explorer have just been patched.

Yesterday (Tuesday April 11th), Microsoft finally released a much needed band-aid for IE. An exploit that took advantage of the "CreateTextRange" had been plaguing Explorer users for almost two weeks now. Microsoft was also kind enough to release a number of other patches and security fixes that had been dubbed 'Critical'.
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Sweet Nice find dude. It has to be said that IE has always had some of the biggest security issues allowing for a system to be comprimised. Its about time Microsoft did something about it.
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perhaps it's the time for me to update my windows after 1 year
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I usually keep Windows XP up-to-date by having it aotimatically download updates or manually looking for them myself once a week. Usually it's like one or two updates every few months, but yesterday while doing my regular update sweep I got a total of eight critical updates and one optional. That's quite a few updates. Never use IE except on certain rare occasions.
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