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Not able to download the hotfix kb961894

Q: Not able to download the hotfix kb961894

I am trying to download KB961894 ffrom the below link but that page is not opening:
Please let me know from where I can download this hotfix.

Sandeep Gupta

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Preferred Solution: Not able to download the hotfix kb961894

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i'm experiencing this issue with MMC console. and trying to download the following Hotfix for this article. but it doesn't seem to exist... can anyone point me in the right direction?

Regards CT

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How do i know which QFX hotfix is for me there is three listed with HP for my PC !

A:QFX Hotfix

Originally Posted by mblack

How do i know which QFX hotfix is for me there is three listed with HP for my PC !

give us a link to the fixes and your model

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Q: hotfix

There are lot of Windows XP Hotfix programs listed in add/remove programs. What are they and can they be removed??


removing them is un-installing all security updates from microsoft.
better leave them

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I have been trying to install the unauthorized WMF hotfix patch but keep getting that my system is not compatible with it. Once it said there was a problem with the windows installer package.

I have Windows XP home. I used to have Service Pack 2 but removed it because of errors I was getting. Since removing it back in November, I have had no more errors.
I now only have Service Pack 1. I do, however, still have some Service Pack 2 updates installed. I don't know why it says my system is not compatible with the patch. Can anyone help me? I did unregister the picture & fax viewer as suggested by Microsoft.

A:WMF Hotfix

DON'T install the pre-release WMF patch. Microsoft has already issued a notice that the correct patch will be released next Tuesday, January 10th, and for users NOT to install the pre-release version. It was accidentally released by an employee.

Here is the article:

An early version of a security fix for a Windows flaw that is being used as a conduit for cyberattacks was prematurely posted online by a Microsoft employee.

"It really was an inadvertent thing that happened," Fry Wilson said. "We have the security update on a fast track...(and) somebody accidentally posted a prerelease version on a community site. It has been taken down, and we don't recommend customers use it--it is not the version that we will be releasing on Tuesday."


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I have about thirty programs listed in add remove programs labeled Windows XP Hotfix. What are they, are they needed and/or can they be deleted??

A:XP Hotfix

they are updates from the windows site, i would not delete those, as some will be 'critical updates'

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Specifically, I'm getting this:


System.AccessViolationException: Attempted to read or write protected memory. This is often an indication that other memory is corrupt.
at Assistant.ClientCommunication.Load(String exe, String dll, String func, Void* dllData, Int32 dataLen, UInt32& pid)
at Assistant.ClientCommunication.LaunchClient(String client)
at Assistant.Engine.Main(String[] Args)

I did some searching and I see it's not exclusive to the program I'm trying to open, it must a corrupt dll file, or some other system file, as neither reinstalling the program, nor system restore corrected it. The program I'm trying to use is called razor which is used with Ultima Online. I'm not a developer, it's just the program will not open and displays this message instead. I came across this page


unfortunately the link to the hotfix is broken, know anywhere else I could get it?

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I just have a small concern about the windows automatic update feature and the xp hotfix patches? that get downloaded onto my computer. I have quite the number of hotfixes on my computer, but for some reason, some of the same hotfixes I already have are wanting to be downloaded again onto my computer. Is this normal to be asked to download the same identical patch again, and if so, do I just cancel the patch if I already have it on my computer? Thanks for your help and time.

A:XP Hotfix

Recently, Microsoft had to "fix" several of the hot-fixes previously released, perhaps that's what you're seeing.

I don't let them automatically download, since that can result in a mystery crash that you don't have any idea how it happened. I've had several Windows updates kill systems for no apparent reason, I like to make sure the backups are current. :D

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In my add/remove I can see HOTFIX SP1 and the windows SP1 update. But there is no file size for the SP1 update, 0kb, does this mean it was once installed and now is removed? What folder can I find it in if it's still installed. How is hotfix related to sp1?

And when you need to reinstall SP1 does that also include the hotfix?

thanks for the advice,


A:sp1 & hotfix

Hi starwaves77,

Take a look/read here
Or Here

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can someone tell me what "hotfix" is? i have windows Xp. in my add/remove porgrams it shows 14 hotfix programs. can i remove them without causing any harm?

A:hotfix-what is it?

HotFixes are what you download from the Windows update site. The are fixes to Windows errors and bugs and are released one at a time as the errors are found/reported.

This is usually a temporary measure until Microsoft see fit to release a Service Pack.

It is not advisable to "remove" them and indeed some of them cannot be removed.

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Hi Guys

I'm not too sure where to start so....

I think I have a virus in my C:/ folder I have 11 folders that have a mixture of letters and numbers that make no sense and I know that I haven't put them there.

When I rest my cursor over the folders it comes up with hotfix.exe but when I google that it doesn't tell me anything.

I have run AVG, Spyware Doctor and CCleaner to no avail.

I hope someone can help me and tell me what I need to do to get rid of these folders.

Thanks in advance


Hello and welcome to TSF.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a

Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps

link at the top of each page.

Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:


After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

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Q: hotfix

hope that i am in the right place for this problem.My computer has become very slow almost to stopping point.Tried to find out why although i know nothing but went into move or remove programmes and noticed about 20 xp hotfix with various numbers.I have an Acer xp laptop and wouldnt have a clue what these are or if they would be the cause of the slowing down.Hope someone can help.


Firstly dorothy-ann............

Welcome to TSG, remember to try the search facility for past threads relating to any of your questions...........

Could check here http://kbserver.netgear.com/kb_web_files/n101214.asp

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Upon inserting the disk that came with my new cell phone, I get the following error when attempting to install the software,Please insert the CD labeled, "Windows XP Hotfix - KB909394 - Source Files"; however, I have no such disk. Is there anywhere I may download the file on line?

A:XP Hotfix

johnmcclelland said:

Upon inserting the disk that came with my new cell phone, I get the following error when attempting to install the software,Please insert the CD labeled, "Windows XP Hotfix - KB909394 - Source Files"; however, I have no such disk. Is there anywhere I may download the file on line?Click to expand...
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Sorry, we couldn't find any pages containing Windows XP Hotfix - KB909394 .
I couldnt find anything about this hotfix at microsoft, so I sure dont know what to tell you! Best of luck, and I hope its not some sort of virus!

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Hi Guys,

Does anyone know what WINDOWS HOTFIX is? My Add Remove Programs window has heaps of them...


A:What's Hotfix?

Those are your Windows Updates. You can check the list to see if a certain update is on your computer and you can use add/remove to remove an update if it has given your computer problems. Leave them there.

Sincerely, Libra

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I ran a Belarc Advisor profile on my Windows XP, and there was an x and 'Reinstall' next to MS Hotfix KB976325-IE7. Do I still need to dowload the fix if I now have IE 8?

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Q: hotfix

pages keep poping up access violation at address 004afd43 in module hotfix.exe read of address 0000000



Looks like you have the Thinkpoint infection. There is a removal guide for it here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/forum34.html

Please let me know how that works out.

~ OB

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Q: Hotfix

Hi, I'm trying to install the driver AF9015 for my BlazeDTV USB, but it's asking me to Please install Hotfix first!! Can anyone tell me how that's done? Thanks.

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Q: hotfix

hey u all thanks for taking my post

so i updated my win xp home edition. i installed the security patch 1. befor that a whold bunch of hotfixes (26). i went into the add-remove program and was wondering if i can delete all 26 of them/. when i try to do the first a message of warning appears and i deceided not to remove any until i have a better understanding. soooo with that said CAN I REMOVE THESE HOTFIXES???



A:Is there going to be a Catalyst 9.12 AGP Hotfix?

I doubt it since AGP is a dieing technology. Not to say anything negitive, it's just getting to old to support. Their is of course still the work around posted at the top of the page. This is just my opinion. Fabe Who would have thunk that clicking on a 9.11 link would give you a 9.12 download nice find.

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I was cleaning house (on my comp.) and found while I was under remove progams, somthing called window XP hotfixm. Im just wondering if its anything important if not sould I erase it or just leave it alone. THanks

A:Window XP HotFix

Yes it is important. It is a fix/patch you installed from Windows update.

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Does any know what this Windows XP Hotfix (SP2) is? I have it in my add/remove list about 20 times...and that number is growing. Can I remove these? Also, can I stop them rom returning?

A:Windows XP Hotfix (SP2) ??

They are updates from MS.

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Hello all. I posted this thread a couple weeks ago looking to solve a BSOD that seems to have gone away... just to be replaced with another one. Here is the basic PC info from the last thread, to save a click through:

? Windows 7 x64 SP1
? Original OS was Vista x64
? Full retail version (purchased upgrade code from Win7 RC to RTM)
? Age of system (hardware): Almost exactly 2 years
? Age of OS installation: A few weeks
? CPU: Intel Mobile Core 2 Duo P8400 @ 2.26GHz
? Video Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650
? MotherBoard:
***Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
***Model: 0P786H
***Version: A08
***Chipset Vendor: Intel
***Chipset Model: PM45
***Chipset Revision: 07
***Southbridge Vendor: Intel
***Southbridge Model: 82801IM (ICH9-M)
***Southbridge Revision: 03
? Power Supply: Dell brand - currently unavailable, if that turns out to be a suspect I can provide in a later post

On jcgriff's recommendation I installed this hotfix which seems to have helped the previous issue, but now I have run into the issue that is logged in the attachment. For this BSOD, however I have noticed symptoms: sometimes after waking my laptop from sleep the secondary monitor attached via DVI does not wake, but Windows seems to recognize a monitor is connected. Also, Aero comes becomes disabled for all window/taskbar effects, and when I try to reactivate it the screen flickers and cycles a handful of times then throws a blue screen.

Any help is greatly appreciated, this is quickly driving ... Read more

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Just done a (belarc) analysis of PC and found that a security hotfix for the .NET framework is missing - item Q886903. It explains a lot as to why it won't work properly for me, but the question is: How do I get hold of it and install it? I've been all over the MS sites and can find lots of data,info etc, but nowhere to click on to download it. What to do now??

Thanks in advance.

A:Missing hotfix

When did you last run windows update ?


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Hi guys, i noticed that there were a bunch of files that were placed in my C:\.

They are like 20+ folders which have long names (e.g. 13cb4f2d8713a5627df08fe2). A click into the file reveals that it is something about "HotFixInstaller" Hotiron Hotfix Installer...Microsoft corporation.

This seems okay, however i find it extremely odd that there are 20+ folders which have different name but contains the same file. Could someone advised me whether it is safe or do i have a malware in my computer.

Thanks for any assistance rendered


A:Hotfix installer???

Hi I have this same problem and I was wondering if you had found a solution to it?

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Ok im trying to upgrade to Service pack 2 when i download it, its good but when it tries to install it said hotfix not responding and then it just fails i tried restart and everything it still wont install.
can you help it wont work!

A:SP2 hotfix problem

Try install SP2 directly from Microsoft Download Center info:How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2008

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Hi all,
can i know how to uninstall hotfix Q323255 ?

A:uninstall hotfix

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Here is my HJT log file, any help appreciated

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = C:\Windows\SysWOW64\blank.htm
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName =
F2 - REG:system.ini: UserInit=userinit.exe
O1 - Hosts: ::1 localhost
O2 - BHO: AskBar BHO - {201f27d4-3704-41d6-89c1-aa35e39143ed} - C:\Program Files (x86)\AskBarDis\bar\bin\askBar.dll
O2 - BHO: NCO 2.0 IE BHO - {602ADB0E-4AFF-4217-8AA1-95DAC4DFA408} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Symantec Shared\coShared\Browser\2.5\coIEPlg.dll
O2 - BHO: Symantec Intrusion Prevention - {6D53EC84-6AAE-4787-AEEE-F4628F01010C} - C:\PROGRA~2\COMMON~1\SYMANT~1\IDS\IPSBHO.... Read more

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In Windows XP, the control panel in 'add/remove' programs, a number of

'Windows Hotfix' appear at the end of the list of programs. What does this mean and should I remove them?

Thanks, Erwin

A:Windows Hotfix

Keep those, they are windows security patches mostly I believe, much needed

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I'm looking under Add/Remove Programs from my control panel..
I sort em by name..
Scroll down a bit..
and i see a crap load of

all of em have some thing written after...
blah blah...
wtheck is this stuff?



They are windows XP updates that you have installed

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Hello great bleepingcomputer..

I have a ton of Thinkpoint windows on my desktop that reaad:( Access Violation at address 004AFD43 in Module Hotfix.exe Read address of 00000000) when i start my system . and i started up in safe mode w/ networking, but the same error occurred .

Anyone have an idea as to what it is and how to fix?

thank you .

A:Thinkpoint 'hotfix.exe' ...please help !!


Thinkpoint is a rogue. We have a removal guide for it here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-thinkpoint

Orange Blossom

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Hi! It's cmvu here again. I need your help again! I recently reinstalled my Windows XP Home edition SP3. After installation, Belarc Advisor showed that the above hotfix as important & missing.

I tried searching the web for the above hotfix but are unable to find it.

What is it & where do I get it?

Thanks in advance guys.


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Since it got resolved, this thread was recently closed:

For anyone interested, I have happy follow-up as of 10 mins ago.

Came home saw new godl shield. It was 2 NEW fixes, one 4 Xp and one for my "new" IE6.

They both dowloaded and installed normally and immediately.

Again, thank U, God.

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Sorry to be ignorant here, but I do not understand Microsoft's instructions as to how to install a hotfix. I downloaded the hotfix to take care of the constantly-recurring error message on Powerpoint that I get saying "the office assistant needs to be installed," etc, etc. I have windows 7 and it's powerpoint from Office XP Suite. The apps otherwise work perfectly.

Anyway, I downloaded the appropriate hotfix (it's what they told me I need to do to solve this issue), but all I seem to get is the hotfix text doc. The instructions in it are:

"If this hotfix was delivered with hfx.exe then it can be installed by running
hfx.exe from the appropriate platform directory."

Can someone tell me what to do with this?

A:how do you install a hotfix?

From the file that you downloaded, did you see the hfx.exe or all you receive is just documents?

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A while back there was a thread that I found which had a tool to remove windows xp hotfix backups. can anyone give me a link to that thread or the app itself?

A:win xp hotfix removal?

Have you tried Add/Remove Programs within the Control Panel?

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I keep getting attacked by a Helkern and researched to find the patch but the instructions that came with it are so hard for me to understand. It took me forever to find out what Service Pack I was even using. I really just need someone to explain what the patch is trying to say or where to find <drive>:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\Mssql I dont have one. I am stumped for the second time.

This is the addy where the patch that I am trying to install is located http://www.kaspersky.com/news?id=970183
If anyone can help I would be so grateful. Thank you

A:Help Installing a Hotfix

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it says 'file not found' atm but should be up soon :0)

A:9.12 hotfix link

its out :0)

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A few weeks ago I downloaded some updates I needed for Windows XP (Pro, SP1a). However, one of the updates seemed to be missing an update.inf file, and as a result when I booted up it said that I was unable to update. I installed
SP2 a few days ago and now it starts to install the update, but won't complete it because it says it was for Service Pack1. The hotfix is 'KB23559'

A:Probems with HotFix

The KB number that you're referring to seems to be missing a number so I can't tell what this fix is for. Do you see this item in your Add/Remove Programs? If so delete and reinstall it and see what happens.

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cud sum1 tell me what 'Windows XP hotfix' is? I have like loads of this program on my computer when i look at my add/remove prgrams list.. are they updates that i receive from support.microsoft.com ?? because thats the location of it?

Could some1 help me please? can i remove them from my computer?? theres at least 30 of them!


A:Windows XP Hotfix?????

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I went into add & remove programs, went done the list and saw
12 of windows XP hotfix (SP2) what are they?

A:windows XP hotfix (SP2)

You have automatic updates enabled, and those are patches issued by Microsoft and automagically downloaded by your system.

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i have been working with one of our software providers on an issue we have with said program.

The error message the software throws up has pointed there technical support to the following article -


I require a link for this hotfix to patch .net framework 3.5

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In trying to remove some programs on my Add or Remove Programs List of currently installed programs I have nine on the list which are shown as:

"Windows XP Hotfix (SP1)[See Q30942 or some other like number] for more information"

How do I find out what these numbers mean so I can determine if I should remove them (If they are removable)?

A:XP Hotfix Programs


these are the updates and patches that have been installed. The number refers to the article # for the fix and you can enter the # here to find out which fixes they refer to.


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What are the AMD hotfix drivers and how do they differ from the normal updates? Would you only install them if you have issues or should you normally install them? Thanks

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Would anyone happen to have this hotfix?
KB 2640103

A:Need Hotfix KB 2640103

You'll need to contact Microsoft Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix.Carey Frisch

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Yesterday I installed QFE 975741, a hotfix that HP's software told me that I need to install. When it was finished installing I got the message that it might not have installed correctly. Today I am finding that Excel does not calc unless I save the file; when I copy new formulas they do not recalc unless I save the file. I'm wondering if this is because of this Windows 975741. It would seem that the way to test this idea is to undo the installation of this hotfix.

How do I uninstall a hotfix?


A:How to undo a hotfix

Quote: Originally Posted by DouglasWRoberts

Yesterday I installed QFE 975741, a hotfix that HP's software told me that I need to install. When it was finished installing I got the message that it might not have installed correctly. Today I am finding that Excel does not calc unless I save the file; when I copy new formulas they do not recalc unless I save the file. I'm wondering if this is because of this Windows 975741. It would seem that the way to test this idea is to undo the installation of this hotfix.

How do I uninstall a hotfix?


Best way is the easiest way, too. Do a system restore.

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Operating System System Model
Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 (build 2600) American Megatrends Inc. 1.0
Processor a Main Circuit Board b
2.00 gigahertz AMD Athlon XP
128 kilobyte primary memory cache
256 kilobyte secondary memory cache Board: K7S8X 1.0
Bus Clock: 133 megahertz
BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. P1.30 02/21/2003
Drives Memory Modules c,d
82.34 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
70.22 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

3.5" format removeable media [Floppy drive]

IC35L090AVV207-0 [Hard drive] (82.35 GB) -- drive 0, s/n VNVC00G3EE3D0X, rev V23OA66A, SMART Status: Healthy 1024 Megabytes Installed Memory

Slot '0' has 512 MB
Slot '1' has 256 MB
Slot '2' has 256 MB
Local Drive Volumes

c: (on drive 0) 82.34 GB 70.22 GB free
Network Drives
None detected
Users Printers
local user accounts last logon
Administrator 18/05/2005 14:56:53 (admin)
local system accounts
ASPNET never
Guest never
HelpAssistant never
SUPPORT_388945a0 never

DISABLED Marks a disabled account; LOCKED OUT Marks a locked account

Amyuni Document Converter 2.10 on LPT1:
hp LaserJet 1010 on DOT4_001
Controllers Display
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Primary IDE Channel [Controller]
Secondary IDE Channel [Controller]
SiS PCI IDE Controller C.P. Technologies Inc. RADEON 9200SE [Display adapter]
AOC 9G [Monitor] (17.7"vis, Au... Read more

A:A missing hotfix

That's super. Can't have too much info. That one is listed as critical so I would install it. Go here. Microsoft will scan you and give you options.http://v5.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/v5consumer/default.aspx?ln=en-us Or here and use the drop down menu http://support.microsoft.com/

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I sure thought I saw something recently about a fix of some sort for better protection of IE9 & IE10 if we don't want to go with FF, Chrome, or Opera, now can't find it. I'm quite sure it had a KB#.
Did I dream it or is it just my senility?

A:Hotfix or MS Fixit for IE?

Microsoft security advisory: Vulnerability in Internet Explorer could allow remote code execution
Make sure you have run the Updates before using the Fixit

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