How to avoid overreacting to threat detection

Kathleen Atkins

As Lounge members discussed Malwarebytes’ good showing in malware-removal tests, talk gradually turned to the problem of false positives.

How can you tell when your anti-malware software is identifying good software as bad? How do you safely verify such reports? Check out the guidelines that emerged in the Security & Scams forum.

The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions for which you might have answers:

Office Applications    
General Productivity Uninstalling trial version of Office 365
Word Processing Word 2007 style sets
Spreadsheets Using “if,” “and,” and “or” statement



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Kathleen Atkins

About Kathleen Atkins

Kathleen Atkins is the Windows Secrets associate editor. She's also a freelance writer, editor, and photographer. Prior to joining Windows Secrets, she worked at Microsoft Press.