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Re: Multi-Version Windows Worm Patch

This is relevant to older versions of Windows (7 and older). Windows 8 and 10 are not affected.
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Re: Multi-Version Windows Worm Patch

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This is relevant to older versions of Windows (7 and older). Windows 8 and 10 are not affected.
There are still many thousands using older versions of Windows so it's valid useful information for them.


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Re: Multi-Version Windows Worm Patch

Indeed, but 8 and 10 users needn't waste their time reading it!
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Indeed, but 8 and 10 users needn't waste their time reading it!
So why did W10 update yesterday (rather than on Tuesday)?

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Re: Multi-Version Windows Worm Patch

My Windows 10 has been furiously updating over the last couple of days too..
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No idea Harold. The article you linked says the issue doesn't affect Windows 8 or 10 so I simply thought it would save others the bother of reading it if it wasn't relevant to them.

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I have had a total of 11 fairly large updates loading in the background over the last 3 days. One, a feature update, took almost 3 hours to download and install. Whilst all this was taking place, the computer was running like a one legged donkey. Quite unusual for this number of updates to arrive over such a short period so it does make me wonder what's going on with Microsoft.

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