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September 14, 2007

Big brouhaha over Windows Update updating itself

Posted by David Hunter at 10:12 AM ET.

The smart guys over at Windows Secrets have as usual been doing some spelunking and they discovered this week that Windows Update in Windows XP and Vista recently updated some files without telling the user. Of course, the files are executables used by Windows Update itself, but the idea that Microsoft would be changing user systems without notification or even admitting the possibility caused some unfavorable buzz and Microsoft’s Nate Clinton to try to calm the raging masses.


Filed under General Business, Genuine Advantage, Microsoft, OS - Client, Public Relations, Technologies, Windows Update, Windows Vista, Windows XP

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