Microsoft security update may break Windows 7

an posting from NBC news in there Technology section: A security update that Microsoft pushed out earlier this week crashes some Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista machines, forcing them into an endless cycle of reboots that can only be stopped by repairing the operating systems.

Microsoft recommends that all Windows 7 users uninstall the security update.

The update came as a part of Patch Tuesday, Microsoft’s longstanding tradition of releasing security patches on the second Tuesday of each month. The main vulnerability that this month’s update addressed required a would-be hacker to possess valid login credentials and physically interact with a computer. Although this issue was not critical by itself, some of the other problems that Patch Tuesday addressed were.

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