Windows XP security update hack

A security hack that installs Windows XP security updates despite official Microsoft end of support for the operating system. The security hack makes a registry change to direct updates intended for Windows Embedded and Windows Server 2003 to Windows XP.

As the updates are not intended for Windows XP, Microsoft cautions that installing the updates security hack could cause issues with system functionality for users.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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