Mcafee problems updating file definition
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On April 21, 2010, beginning approximately at 2 PM GMT, an erroneous virus definition file update from Mc Afee affected millions of computers worldwide running Windows XP Service Pack 3.
The update resulted in the removal of a Windows system file () on those machines, causing machines to lose network access and, in some cases, to enter a reboot loop.