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Rogue CA update bricks Win XP systems

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Rogue CA update bricks Win XP systems

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rogue security definition update to anti-virus software from CA hobbled Windows systems earlier this week, sparking howls of protests from users.
The update, issued on Wednesday, falsely labeled important Windows system files as potentially malign, dispatching them into quarantine. The action prevents Windows XP systems from booting properly.

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/07/10/ca_rogue_av_update/

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Re: Rogue CA update bricks Win XP systems

As was posted on another forum - that's 6 users affected then  Grin
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Re: Rogue CA update bricks Win XP systems

As many as that Crazy

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Re: Rogue CA update bricks Win XP systems

I guess it reflects the popularity of the package Roll eyes

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Re: Rogue CA update bricks Win XP systems

It can happen to anybody, Garmin Sat Nav did an upgrade last month that bricked its machines completely
http://www.pocketgpsworld.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=1633