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    Secunia 3.0 advice

    How and where do I get rid of Macrovision Update Service ActiveX as per
    attachment, as it advises End of life.
    Many thanks
    Dave


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    Have a look through this forum thread from Secunia:
    http://secunia.com/community/forum/t...ex_control_1_x
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    Thanks Clint, will do.

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    Hi Dave, if you click the item in Secunia, it will get updated, or right click for other options.
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    Thanks George.
    As the program has been discontinued have enabled "ignore updates to this program."
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    Hi Dave, I looked in my Secunia, and there is no entry for
    Macrovision Update Service ActiveX
    I suggest looking for the program on your pc using:- Everything.zip
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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveBRenn View Post
    Thanks George.
    As the program has been discontinued have enabled "ignore updates to this program."
    Regards
    Dave
    I think that's a good decision. End of life of a program is not necessarily a security risk.
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    George, can't find the program on my PC using Everything.zip.
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    That's good news Dave.
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    Last time I knew, Secunia PSI in its lists allows mousing over the item, which then shows the path to the location of the item on your computer. The interface may have changed, but I think this feature is still available.

    Removal is sometimes tricky with plugins, which Macrovision may be. These may not list in Windows Programs Lists. A possible third-party complete removal option is Geek Uninstaller. This program can list these plugins and offers forced removal of the program or plugin, and all Registry remnants, as well as Folder cleanup. Geek Uninstaller works on 32-bit and 64-bit Apps, and is recommended by Kim Komando, among other tech gurus.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bobprimak View Post
    Last time I knew, Secunia PSI in its lists allows mousing over the item, which then shows the path to the location of the item on your computer. The interface may have changed, but I think this feature is still available.
    With version 3.0, you have to right-click then select Show details (but then you can double-click to open the file location).

    Bruce

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    I use Windows 7 and found this fixed it for me

    http://secunia.com/community/forum/t...ex_control_1_x

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