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    Can someone please explain why my friend still using Windows XP is still getting one or two updates. What is the purpose of these and does it make his XP any really safer. He does of course now only use Firefox.

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    I thought Microsoft had stopped doing all XP updates, but it is possible they are updating products like IE and including XP in the list of operating systems they are for
    Tom Jones
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    • #3
      If its anything like Server 2003 they will still be receiving the malicious software updates.

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      • #4
        And here I thought most windows updates were malicious...

        Coat, please.... the one WITHOUT the copy of Windows 10 in the pocket....
        Tom Jones
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        Ossian Ltd
        Scotland

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Ossian View Post
          And here I thought most windows updates were malicious...

          Coat, please.... the one WITHOUT the copy of Windows 10 in the pocket....

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