Thursday, April 22, 2010

Bad McAfee, Go to Your Room

McAfee sent out a bad update yesterday that wiped out a Windows System file (svchost.exe) and rendered Windows very unhappy. The system I was dealing with initially lost network connectivity and many programs stopped running properly. I ran a Repair installation for XP to fix the issue.

They now supply a tool to fix the problem:

You figure that sort of thing would show up in testing. XP SP2 and XP SP3 were affected.

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