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    Default Windows XP contains massive security hole

    not sure if its been posted b4, make sure u read this!

    http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=5354

    FIX here:
    http://24.78.2.184/helpcenter.htm

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    Thanks biggy - maccy just told me on the hub Nightmare.

    Fixed

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    How can you be sure that this isn't a ploy to make you install SP1 in an attempt to weed out all the Devil's Own serial number users?

    I see both sides of the coin here, what do you think?

    *edit* just visited the link... sorry
    shit that's bad... :shock:
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    Originally posted on The Enquirer
    Microsoft urges Windows XP users to download the Service Pack and install it as quickly as possible.
    lol... and screw up their Devil's Own install...

    And look at me not reading all the posts...
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    yeh best bet is to reinstall devils own, using another serial

    i was in luck, i needed a reformat anyway at the time, so made use of the time and keyed in another serial,

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    i think the best bet is to get of WinXP all together, personally i think WinXP is a bag of crap and its TOO unsecure. Taking over machines etc. its a laugh but hey its what u get with a NEW OS they havent ironed out most of the major bugs yet

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    Originally posted by BFG
    How can you be sure that this isn't a ploy to make you install SP1 in an attempt to weed out all the Devil's Own serial number users?

    I see both sides of the coin here, what do you think?

    *edit* just visited the link... sorry
    shit that's bad... :shock:
    exactly its just a ploy and i dont give a toss if theres a security hole. i dont use webspace from my pc. i also have 2 firewalls so hackers screw on that my babies!!!

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    just deleted it, never use the help ceter anyway, cos its shite

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    dingle_666 - what makes you think ur god like cos u hhave 2 firewalls? If your on WinXP it will probably close the firewalls down and throw up some 'Error' to try and hide the fact it wants people to get in.

    WinXP is just too scary atm, its just a baby! cant wait to have a laugh at winXP 64Bit lol

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    er... wait a sec.. that hole were on about has nothing to do with firewalls n shit, its a vulnrability in the helpcenter code that allows certain malicously constructed links to delete files/dirs on ur HD... why would a firewall stop that exactly??

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    yah know... camt be assed if anyone hacks my laptop with winxp on i couldnt careless because all my main files are on my linux partition on it.

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    stop bloody panicking like a load of Jessies.:rolls:
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