Users Irate Over McAfee Virus Update Screw-up

PCWorld: Users Irate Oer McAfee Virus Update Screw-up

The virus definition update resulted in a vital operating system file on XP computers being mistakenly quarantined as virus-infected. Solution: don’t download the update and if you already have, install the recovery patch from McAfee.

“A flawed McAfee antivirus update sent enterprise administrators scrambling today as the new signatures quarantined a crucial Windows system file, crippling an unknown number of Windows XP computers, according to messages on the company’s support forum.

The forum has since gone offline.”

Small Business Computing Staff
Small Business Computing Staff
Small Business Computing addresses the technology needs of small businesses, which are defined as businesses with fewer than 500 employees and/or less than $7 million in annual sales.

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