Internet Explorer threats

  sky121 15:10 18 Dec 2008
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How do I download the urgent patch to fix the bug with Internet Explorer? How does a computer get infected by it? Is Firefox unaffected?

  Technotiger 15:12 18 Dec 2008
  Technotiger 15:13 18 Dec 2008

Always best to try the 'Search forum' box first.

Firefox is not affected.

  iscanut 15:18 18 Dec 2008

If you have Windows update set to download updates, you should have received the fix by now. As Technotiger says, there are other postings re this issue.

  firestormbob 15:41 18 Dec 2008

Hi, im looking after my fathers laptop and his runs microsoft vista. He uses IE but is there a threat to pc's running vista?

  rawprawn 16:16 18 Dec 2008

Yes the threat is not to the operating system but to Internet Explorer 7.

  iscanut 17:19 18 Dec 2008

The threat is to the OS via the browser !

  rawprawn 18:33 18 Dec 2008

Although I'm sure you of all people knew what I meant.

  Sea Urchin 19:07 18 Dec 2008

.....but seems to have its own problems

click here

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