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Botched McAfee update shutting down corporate XP machines worldwide

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Article: http://www.engadget.com/2010/04/21/mcafee-update--shutting-down-xp-machines/



"Apparently DAT update 5958 deletes the svchost.exe file, which then triggers a false-positive in McAfee itself and sets off a chain of uncontrolled restarts and loss of networking functionality."



Thought I'd post this incase anyone runs XP and uses McAfee...and then larf at the situation of a false positive that crashes your computer worse than a virus. :B

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Re: Botched McAfee update shutting down corporate XP machines worldwide
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2010, 06:57:12 PM »
Dx GAH! McAfeee~~!!! >:[
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