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Patching Windows XP opposite WannaCry ransomware


Microsoft usually expelled a patch for Windows XP that fixes a record pity smirch being exploited by a WannaCry ransomware. Here’s how to implement it. 

You can download some versions of a patch regulating links during a bottom of this May 12th  Microsoft article: Customer Guidance for WannaCrypt attacks. The full list of patch variants, including languages other than English, is in a Windows Catalog, usually search for KB4012598. Windows Update does not work on XP.

For an x86 appurtenance with Service Pack 3 installed, a downloaded record name is 

windowsxp-kb4012598-x86-custom-enu_eceb7d5023bbb23c0dc633e46b9c2f14fa6ee9dd.exe