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Automatic Updates

by lktgdt / February 17, 2005 7:49 PM PST

I have been getting notices from "Automatic Updates" to download the Malicious Tool almost everyday. Do I go ahead and download or just ignore? Thanks!

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I would go ahead and download it
by Basket628 / February 17, 2005 7:54 PM PST
In reply to: Automatic Updates

I would go ahead and download it

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Why would you
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / February 17, 2005 7:57 PM PST
In reply to: Automatic Updates

want to download a "Malicious Tool"?

Does that not suggest that something is wrong?

Please give more information. What Automatic Updates? Windows?

If it is Windows, (from Start > Windows Update), please ensure that the web site address, the url that Internet Explorer is connecting to is exactly the same as the one below;

http://v5.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/v5consumer/default.aspx?ln=en-us

If the http://v5.windowsupdate.microsoft.com is different, or if there is a ?redirect command in the address, then perhaps you are being sent to something "other" than Microsoft's Windows Update site.

Mark

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Malicious Software Removal Tool
by lktgdt / February 17, 2005 8:32 PM PST
In reply to: Why would you

Sorry, I didn't explain very well......

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Then I agree with Basket
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / February 17, 2005 9:08 PM PST
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