Microsoft cautions against Windows XP update trick
Posted on: 05/28/2014 08:38 AM

Firm warns workaround for Windows XP updates is not a secure solution

Microsoft cautions against Windows XP update trick


From V3:
The workaround first appeared on a forum website called Sebijk, which revealed how making a small change in XP's registry will fool Microsoft’s upgrade servers into thinking they are applying security patches to newer versions of Windows.

However, Microsoft has stressed that XP users exploiting the hack may encounter various problems and would not be fully protected.



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