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Windows Defender kills usb devices and more

Submitted by: Yetskii @ 10:56 AM | Thursday, April 17, 2008 | (url: http://http://www...)

Microsoft has admitted it is investigating reports that a recent Windows Vista security update causes havoc with some USB devices, but the software giant is yet to provide a fix for the cock-up.

The Windows Defender update was released last week, but some unfortunate Vista customers have claimed that their USB mice and keyboards among other devices refuse to work after the update is installed on their computers.

04-17-08 - 11:07 AM
USB keyboards are hacking my computer.
04-17-08 - 11:43 AM
Paging Dr. Jonez, paging Dr. Jonez
04-17-08 - 03:47 PM
Detecting fail in URL placement.
04-17-08 - 09:13 PM
Ah at least I now know why my USB stuff has been going stupid recently.
04-17-08 - 09:13 PM
04-17-08 - 09:37 PM
Cock-up lolz.
04-18-08 - 08:32 AM
If you can get manufacturer drivers, like logitech etc, install those, otherwise you are fucked...
04-21-08 - 09:11 PM
04-30-08 - 07:11 AM
When I installed vista a few weeks ago, first thing I did was get rid of Defender.
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