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If that's true, why am I getting what appear to be legitimate updates that try to install when I shut down my computer running XP?I've had about 4 attempts since May, the last one in October.
I scan my computer regularly with Avast \u0022free\u0022 which seems to be doing a good job for about the last 5 years. The one exception to that rule is that my own, personal, anti-virus/anti-malware program, (Avast Free), which does it's virus signature file updates automatically.Even if they were, Microsoft doesn't release updates that "have not really been tested". The operating systems are too different to be able to support this.The programmers at Microsoft are able to handle feeding updates to multiple operating systems without overlap.I scan my computer regularly with Avast "free" which seems to be doing a good job for about the last 5 years. I\u0027ve had about 4 attempts since May, the last one in October.
I don\u0027t allow them to install because I think someone has highjacked the Windows installation site and might be installing malware or a virus on my computer. I, too, still use XP (Pro), and I've noticed that when I do get a Microsoft 'update' notice, now-a-days, it's usually to do an update for MS-Defender, (I think they call it or used to call it..), which is Microsoft anti-virus/anti-malware's program.
I still have an old XP system that I rarely use - just a couple of obsolete peripherals - and I still get three types of updates.1.