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Posted by on Jul 11, 2012 in Hardware News |

For your security, Microsoft recommends disabling the gadgets in Windows 7

For your security, Microsoft recommends disabling the gadgets in Windows 7

Operating systems Vista and are viewed by to make an almost historical recommendation , which tells users disable that best desktop and better yet, bring down the whole system to remove gadgets from the system root OS.

For that, the company decreed a patch that performs the process automatically, which can be downloaded from this link .

Now the question: Why? It happens that during the last event was held a presentation called We Have You by the Gadgets (you have-caught-in gadgets), where Mickey and Shkatov discovered a major vulnerability to compromise the system through above the safeguards implemented by Microsoft in and 7.

So I just chose to recommend users to take the role, which is worrying considering that it is almost confirmed that Windows 8 will not have gadgets for the desktop.

Link: Microsoft Urges Death of Windows gadgets as Researchers plan Disclosures (Computerworld)

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