Internet Explorer–It’s Safe to Go Back in the Water

imageMicrosoft announced that there is a patch available through Windows Update for the recently discover security problem with all versions of the web browser Internet Explorer.  So go get your update and feel free to go back to using IE if you prefer it to the other popular browsers. 

And extra good news for those of you using IE7 in Windows XP.  Since Microsoft has officially ended Windows Updates for XP on April 8th, it was assumed that any patches would not apply to Windows XP, but Microsoft is going to provide this patch one time for Windows XP systems, too.


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