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  • Checked the threads and couldn't see any linked to this topic. Just read online that the vulnerability to this virus doesn't exist on Windows 10? I'm presuming then that anyone with this version cannot be infected by this virus? Can anyone confirm this for me, please..?
  • heatherheather
    Windows 10 is better protected - assuming you have automatic updates on - because Microsoft still support it. However nothing is invulnerable and you still need to take care what you click on and have a decent virus protector.
  • Love the title, Randomware. I know you mean ransomware. :)

    As far as I understood if your computer has not had the relevant security update applied- whatever OS you're running, you could be at risk.

    Windows 10 updates in the background, but as in my case, damage to part of my Windows update (assume something got on to my computer) resulted in that important update failing- the one with the important patch.

    If you check your Windows update history you can check that everything has installed successfully. If you find something hasn't, check if it has installed later, but if not you can manually try to install it.
    Thanked by 1Lydia1960
  • What happened in the 60s and 70s? The worst thing that happened to a writer was a coffee stain on a manuscript. Now, one needs a degree in technology; has to operate on multi-platforms; and then tell all about it on social media! ~X(
  • I can do enough to get by, but sadly writers need to develop more skills with various technology and media nowadays. :(
  • Lydia1960
    That's true, Carol, and tomorrow I intend to go to my local drop in to learn how to do certain things with my iPad on the internet. Hell of a lot cheaper than getting experts in all the time to do these things. They need to be illustrated to me, procedures, before I can take them on board, then it's a 'piece of cake...'