Malicious Software Removal Tool - November 2018 (KB890830) WinXP approval?

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    TeeJayN

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    Anybody understand why this month (MSRT) for Win 7 is requiring acceptance of license agreement for XP operating systems?

    Here are the first few lines of the required agreement:
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    Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - November 2018 (KB890830)
    Prerelease Version of Service Pack 2 for Microsoft Windows XP
    Professional, Home, Media Center, or Tablet PC Edition .......
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    Why now an XP license agreement for Win 7?
     
    TeeJayN, Nov 16, 2018
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    Win 7 Pro & Ultimate include the rights to install Virtual PC - XP mode so, that is probably why.
     
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    OK, but why show up November 2018? I've never seen this before. What would be new or different that would require this? Or perhaps this is just a Microsoft slip up?
    FYI - Others have the same issue as it is now being discussed on answers.microsoft.com. So far no one has a definitive answer.
    edit - Looks like this issue has been around for a while. Not sure why I've never seen this until now. Apparently the "solution" is to just accept it and move on - sigh..
     
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