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crzyallday End-of-Life & Insecure Browsers
Member 3rd Jul, 2010 02:16
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User Since: 24th Feb, 2009
System Score: 98%
Location: Phoenix, US
Don't know if this is the right forum. I ran a scan and it informed me I had 6 insecure programs, 4 end-of-life and both Firefox and IE 8 were insecure with no solution. I applied solutions and now am down to 1 end-of-life program (MSN Messenger 7.x). I applied the solution four X to no avail. Then I went in and uninstalled Windows Live 3 X. Reinstalled Windows Live 3 X and cannot seem to get this fixed. I used Revo Installer to uninstall and it had 6,655 registry entries. I had to uninstall Messenger after uninstalling Windows Live. Re-scanned after each attempt to uninstall. It finally uninstalled. But it still shows up on PSI. Does anyone have an idea of where I go now. I need Windows Live.
[b]C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe[b]

Also, it says that both Firefox and IE 8 are not secure. Do I need to uninstall and re-install both of them? I'd appreciate any and all help as I have spent half a day on this.

Maurice Joyce RE: End-of-Life & Insecure Browsers
Handling Contributor 3rd Jul, 2010 02:33
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Last edited on 3rd Jul, 2010 02:36
This is a duplicate post - a possible solution is posted here:

http://secunia.com/community/forum/thread/show/467...

A Secunia Official may lock this for U tomorrow.

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Maurice

Windows 7 SP1 64 Bit OS
HP Intel Pentium i7
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crzyallday RE: End-of-Life & Insecure Browsers
Member 3rd Jul, 2010 04:52
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What do you mean"a Secunia official may lock this"?
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taffy078 RE: End-of-Life & Insecure Browsers
Contributor 3rd Jul, 2010 08:25
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Location: UK
Maurice has already posted a possible solution in your other thread:

http://secunia.com/community/forum/thread/show/467...

As there's no need to have two separate/identical threads going, Secunia will probably lock this so that you can continue to use the other thread if you still have problems - or if you wish to "Accept" Maurice's suggestion.

Hoping this makes sense to you!

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Desktop: Compaq Presario (OEM) 32 bit / AMD Athlon / 2 GB RAM
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Laptop: Win 7 / IE11 / PSI v2.0.0.3003
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taffy078 RE: End-of-Life & Insecure Browsers
Contributor 3rd Jul, 2010 10:56
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As far as I can see, what I said in my previous post was totally correct, so
why has it received -3 marks, please?

Is this a Secunia score?

I want to know, if only so ensure that I don't do the same thing again.

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M.Hansen RE: End-of-Life & Insecure Browsers
Secunia Official 5th Jul, 2010 08:57
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on 3rd Jul, 2010 10:56, taffy078 wrote:
As far as I can see, what I said in my previous post was totally correct, so
why has it received -3 marks, please?

Is this a Secunia score?

I want to know, if only so ensure that I don't do the same thing again.


We do not give -points for posts like this. And I agree, your post was relevant :-)

It must've been some other users that gave you those points.
taffy078 RE: End-of-Life & Insecure Browsers
Contributor 5th Jul, 2010 09:41
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thank you. I usually accept scores - they reflect what the "viewer" thinks - but I just wanted to make sure I wasn't breaching any protocols

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