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Microsoft tool may be removing Chrome

Microsoft Security Essentials appears to be removing Chrome from Windows machines, according to complaints on user forums.The false positive in Microsoft's security tool may be identifying Chrome as a Zeus variant, ZDNet UK sister site ZDNet.

Microsoft Security Essentials appears to be removing Chrome from Windows machines, according to complaints on user forums.

The false positive in Microsoft's security tool may be identifying Chrome as a Zeus variant, ZDNet UK sister site ZDNet.com reported on Friday.

"I just tried to reinstall Chrome, and Windows Security stopped it," said one user.