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Forum Thread: Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x

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panderson Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x
Member 10th Dec, 2010 19:02
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Have the above identified as an insecure browser. It's been patched but still identified as a threat. Do I really have to uninstall it? Have got all my favourites on there and don't have a clue how to move them to Mozilla Firefox.
Location: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
Used download solution, still identified as a threat when rescanned.

ddmarshall RE: Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x
Dedicated Contributor 10th Dec, 2010 19:42
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The patch for the current Internet Explorer 8 vulnerability will be issued on 14th December at 10.00 a.m. PST.

http://blogs.technet.com/b/msrc/archive/2010/12/09...

The vulnerability cannot be exploited on Internet Explorer 8 systems with the default settings if your computer supports DEP.

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Anthony Wells RE: Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x
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You can import bookmarks/favourites to Firefox :-

On the menu bar of Firefox (very top and left) select->Bookmarks->Organise Bookmarks->Import and Backup (top centre of "Library" window)->Import HTML -> M$ IE.

Anthony

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