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mikeb125 backed up program listed as insecure
Member 14th May, 2010 17:36
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Microsoft Office Publisher 2007 is listed as an insecure program, but this is a backup on another hard drive. Clicking PSI's Solution button brings up Windows Update which finds nothing out of date on my C drive. Should I just delete the backup?

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ddmarshall RE: backed up program listed as insecure
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If you don't think you will ever need the backup copy you can delete it. Otherwise, set up an ignore rule:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal...

If the other disk is only used for backup you could consider setting up an ignore rule for the entire disk.

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mikeb125 RE: backed up program listed as insecure
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It is a backup only disk, & I had considered the ignore rule, but am concerned about having a potential threat on my PC. I guess I can delete the current backup & just create a new one.
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ddmarshall RE: backed up program listed as insecure
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I think that would be the best solution.

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