Microsoft posts Windows XP Home Edition security fixes
System software updat
Microsoft has posted its monthly round-up of Windows security updates targeting, among others, owners of Windows XP Home Edition- and Windows XP Media Center Edition-based PCs.
The update, released through the operating system's auto-update feature, comprises ten individual security tweaks, six of which are described as "critical", though users are well advised to implement all of them nonetheless. A number of the updates also target Microsoft's Office application suite.
Microsoft has also updated its Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool anti-spyware utility. The software giant posted full details of the security patches here.
Home-PC users can get more information about keeping their computer safe here. ®
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