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Dangerous Vulnerability in Windows XP

The timing couldn’t be worse. This vulnerability in Windows XP Help and Support Center has been cracked wide open by hackers, but Microsoft just issued their security updates for the month, so you will have to wait til next month for them to repair it.

Thankfully, Microsoft has posted a quick and easy fix at their support web site. All you have to do is go there and press a button. It looks just like that –>

Here is where you can fix your XP system: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2219475

And here is where you can read the techno-babble about the problem: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/2219475.mspx

So if you’re using Windows XP, go now and get the fix. Don’t make me come down there! šŸ™‚

  1. Sandi
    June 16th, 2010 at 17:56 | #1

    Thanks! I needed that! :-}

  2. August 7th, 2010 at 07:31 | #2

    Thanks for the quick heads-up on this. I installed the fix-it and everything is doing good. šŸ™‚

  3. Janet
    August 7th, 2010 at 10:27 | #3

    Good! And remember to keep Automatic Updates turned on.

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