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    PATCH WATCH

    New threats to Internet Explorer 6 and 7


    By Susan Bradley

    The most important news this Patch Tuesday was not about a new patch, but the lack of one.

    Microsoft announced that it is investigating public reports of new security threat to Internet Explorer 6 and 7. No IE patch came with the advisory, but the company did include a workaround.

    The full text of this column is posted at WindowsSecrets.com/2010/03/11/07 (paid content, opens in a new window/tab).

    Columnists typically cannot reply to comments here, but do incorporate the best tips into future columns.


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    Beware the MicrosoftFixIt 50386 for the IEPEERS.DLL file as linked from this article to Microsoft. I applied this fix on both mine & my wife's computer and forgot about it. Several days later I realized we could no longer print from Internet Explorer (v.7) nor from Outlook!
    Only after much Googling and research did I stumble accross the FixIt file I downloaded, only to remember it. I went back to the Microsoft site and unistall the Fix. Now I can print again!
    Microsoft broke the fix!

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