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Angel_Of_The_North Avatar
9y, 2m agoPosted 9 years, 2 months ago
Dear Microsoft Windows users,


Due to a massive infection caused by a Worm that quickly expands using a vulnerability in:

Microsoft Windows (All versions), we are implementing a security patch.

which can be installed following the download button appear below :





Copyright © 2007 Microsoft Inc. All rights reserved.










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No virus found in this incoming message.
Checked by AVG Free Edition.
Version: 7.5.488 / Virus Database: 269.13.37/1042 - Release Date: 01/10/2007 18:59


please let me know if i should download this, im worried that it is not genuine, please help asap, many thanks, clare xx
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9y, 2m agoPosted 9 years, 2 months ago
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#1
No I doubt that very much, as all official updates are on the Microsoft website itself, always use the links from there, never from an e-mail.
banned#2
can you not do it through the security centre in control panel, i never click on any emails sent like that
#3
As Ray says !
Don't download it !!!!!!!!!!
#4
If you're worried, don't click.

I should mention I know nothing about viruses.

If this were true, I would've expected it to be on the news because quite a few people use windows. :)
#5
Lol bet the link leads you straight to the worm!
#6
jah128
Lol bet the link leads you straight to the worm!


lol - thats what im thinking!
#7
I dont think Microsoft would be too quick to say.....

"Due to a massive infection..."!!
#8
An uninvited request to download & install something? Hmm...
#9
Does not look genuine at all
Deleted.
#10
im just guessing but if there was something they wanted you to download i think they would give you a link to the microsoft download section and tell you to download the right file

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