Re: [Full-Disclosure] The new Microsoft math: 1 patch for 14 vulnerabilities, MS04-011
From: Rick Updegrove (dislists_at_updegrove.net)
To: email@example.com Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2004 18:38:03 -0700
> You might have a point there with your box Curt ;-)
> But, Windows has a nice little utility that will patch you system for you
> and pop up a nice little box near the clock that says system patched too...
> Windows Update works quite well actually. Now if it was only turned full on
> by default.
On 2 recent occasions that I can recall a "windows update" broke windows.
Once it disabled the NIC altogether and on another occasion it caused IE
to run slower than a one legged cat, trying to bury a turd, on a frozen
So as a result I no longer leave "install" by default, and instead I
"download and notify" then every other day read all the "A serious blah
blah -- allow attackers to take over the entire machine remotely blah
blah" and manually patch
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