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Microsoft Kills AutoRun In Windows

February 9th, 2011 02:56 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

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aesoteric writes “Microsoft has finally decided to push out an update to disable AutoRun in its XP operating system, a Windows feature that had been increasingly exploited by virus writers over the years. But because Microsoft still sees AutoRun as a feature and not a security hole, it isn’t calling its Windows Update a “security update” but rather an “Important, non-security update” — but it effectively disables the AutoRun feature anyway.”

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