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Forum Thread: Microsoft removal tool

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Microsoft Removal Tool: Blaster/Nachi

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Alouette Microsoft removal tool
Member 25th Mar, 2013 08:50
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Upon my last Secunia system score there was indicated amongst the programs to be actualized:
Microsoft removal tool,
I followed all steps proposed and downloaded the version 4.18 created on 2013/03/12.
I wondered whether the last Microft Windows XP update did not provide this program. However I found it was already correctly installed and worked properly. So why was this program indicated as "old" by the Secuna system score?
So far I did not patch the PC by the downloaded file, since it is obviously not necessary.

Thank you in advance for answering..
Alouette

taffy078 RE: Microsoft removal tool
Contributor 25th Mar, 2013 09:00
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Last edited on 25th Mar, 2013 09:02
Sounds like you're referring to the Blaster Nacchi one. This has been end-of-life for a long time. I've created an ignore rule for it. Do you know how to do that? (It depends which version of PSI you're running.)

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taffy078, West Yorkshire, UK

Desktop: Compaq Presario (OEM) 32 bit / AMD Athlon / 2 GB RAM
XP Home - SP3/ IE8/ Norton IS - Secunia PSI v2.0.0.3003

Laptop: Win 7 / IE11 / PSI v2.0.0.3003
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Alouette RE: Microsoft removal tool
Member 25th Mar, 2013 13:22
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Thank you. You are confirming what AVIRA is advising in this case. I found out how to ignore updates for this program.
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