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Microsoft To Release 5 Security Updates For Windows XP

Q: Microsoft To Release 5 Security Updates For Windows XP

On "Update Tuesday", which is on the 11th this month, Microsoft plans to release 5 new security updates for Windows XP.

This is courtesy of http://bink.nu

On 11 April 2006 Microsoft is planning to release:

Security Updates

• Four Microsoft Security Bulletin affecting Microsoft Windows. The highest Maximum Severity rating for these is Critical. Some of these updates will require a restart. These updates will be detectable using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and the Enterprise Scan Tool. One of the updates will be a cumulative Internet Explorer update that addresses the publicly known "CreateTextRange" vulnerability.

• One Microsoft Security Bulletin affecting Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows. The highest Maximum Severity rating for this is Moderate. These updates may require a restart. These updates will be detectable using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and the Enterprise Scanning Tool.

Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool

• Microsoft will release an updated version of the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool on Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Windows Server Update Services and the Download Center.

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Preferred Solution: Microsoft To Release 5 Security Updates For Windows XP

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how often is it that Windows releases new security updates and then that way I can check for updates the day that they are released thanks

A:How often does Windows release new security updates

Once a month. 2nd Tuesday
Patch Tuesday - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Microsoft to Release New Windows 10 Cumulative Updates Tomorrow

Microsoft will kick off this month?s Patch Tuesday rollout tomorrow, and in addition to security updates, the firm will also publish new cumulative updates specifically aimed at Windows 10 systems.

Cumulative updates are particularly important for Windows 10 users because they contain all available fixes, including here both security and non-security patches that are available for a specific version.

Tomorrow?s release will be focused on the security front, however, as Microsoft will patch the last known vulnerabilities in the operating system.

All supported versions of Windows 10 will get cumulative updates, and these include the new Creators Update that got the green light in April this year.

The last few cumulative updates for Windows 10 have worked pretty smoothly, with a smaller number of users reporting issues and complaining of failed installs. Furthermore, the updates that are aimed at the Creators Update also installed correctly, and there?s a good chance that the same will happen with tomorrow?s release as well.

Reboots will be needed
Cumulative updates are recommended to be installed as soon as possible, especially because they include fixes that could prevent attackers from compromising systems.

Living proof is the March cumulative updates that addressed the SMB vulnerability in Windows 10 and which protected users of the operating system against the WannaCry ransomware.

What?s imp... Read more

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Windows XP Security Guide by Microsoft v2.1 release Oct 20, 2005:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...bc-f434-4cc6-a5a7-09a8a229f118&displaylang=en
Updated Online version: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/prodtech/windowsxp/secwinxp/default.mspx
Companion Guide: Threats and Countermeasures: Security Settings in Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=15159
Right-hand panel link: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/topics/serversecurity/tcg/tcgch00.mspx

-- Tom
 

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This is an inconvenient delay, not anything serious. Running Windows 7, if it makes a difference.

Issue: Microsoft Security Essentials auto-updates block Microsoft Updates until MSE is finished.

Description: I have Microsoft Update (or Windows Update, whichever it's known as in 7) set to automatically check for updates but not download or install without my approval. I do this so I can review what's being updated, (I'm a little wary of Microsoft putting an anti-piracy app in as a "critical" update in the last year or two). Anyways, when I boot up the computer, it checks for updates and alerts me of them.

However, Microsoft Security Essentials also auto-checks for updates upon boot, and if it has an update it will automatically being downloading and installing it in the background. Which is all well and good, except whenever that's happening it causes MU to "fail" updates until it's done updating. Thus, I have to remember to wait until the MSE update is done, then run the MU update.

Question: MSE definition updates are included under "Optional" updates in MU, is there a way to make MSE stop updating independent of MU so I can queue all the updates together? I feel like this would be the easiest way to prevent this annoyance. I don't see an option, and I'd rather put up with this annoyance if the only solution is to put all updates back into Microsoft's hands completely.
 

A:Microsoft Security Essentials updates blocking other windows updates

My understanding of MSE is it will check several times during the to make it has the latest updates. Most GOOD VA programs will do this as there are several releases daily for AV definitions. This is the only way you and your machine will be aware of these releases.

When some of these attacks happen, a definition is released, but as the infection is refined, the the definition must also be refined and/or improved. I use F-Prot on my machines, but I install MSE on the kids and grand kids machines. I have seen as many as 12 releases in one day from F-Prot, this is what is call" being on top of things".

So I would not want to rely on ME being the one to check several times daily on all of my machines to see if a new release has been made.
 

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http://www.adobe.com/support/security/Security update available for Adobe Flash Player http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-18.htmlSecurity update available for Adobe Shockwave Player http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-17.htmlSecurity updates available for Adobe Reader and Acrobat http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb11-16.html

A:Adobe release multiple security updates

adobe updated again from version 10.3.XXX.26 to Adobe Flash Player 10.3.181.34So if I am keeping count correctly that is about 8 updates this year??adobe flash player download page

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- The app no longer works on Windows XP

If you?re in the market looking for a powerful anti-virus app, you should know that Microsoft has just rolled out a brand new preview version of Security Essentials.

As you might have heard, Microsoft Security Essentials is often considered to be just the baselines of all security test performed by institutes across the globe, so it might not offer the protection you actually hope to get.

Microsoft Security Essentials 4.6.205.0 Pre-Release is obviously just a preview version of the next stable build of the application, so although it?s supposed to work quite like a charm on newer Windows operating systems, it shouldn?t be installed on production machines.

Windows XP is no longer supported, so in case you?re thinking to install it on a computer still running the 13-year-old operating system, you won?t be able to do that. Instead, you need Windows Vista or Windows 7 to run this new version. Windows 8 comes with its own security app called Windows Defender, also based on Security Essentials, which is installed and turned on by default.

Overall, this new version surely comes in handy to many users who are trying to protect their computers with a free anti-virus app, so download Microsoft Security Essentials 4.6.205.0 Pre-Release to see what it brings new.

Source
 

A:Microsoft Security Essentials 4.6.205.0 Pre-Release

I just noticed this doesn't work in windows 8.1
 

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Source: Anti-virus4U.com Blog: Norton Security Products Launch Updates

Symantec will launch new version (Rehash) of Norton Security (Cloud-Based Antivirus) on October 5
?We at Norton are constantly striving to provide the most comprehensive and responsive set of products for our customers. To that end, we are proud to announce a revitalization of our main Norton product line. See below for our current products and what their new names in English speaking markets will be after this launch.?

? Norton Security Standard (formerly Norton Security for 1 Device)
? Norton Security Deluxe (formerly Norton Security)
? Norton Security Premium (formerly Norton Security with Backup)

*The projected launch dates are October 5th in the US, Canada, all Latin American countries. October 19th in Australia/New Zealand, and rest of the globe.
 

A:Norton Security Products Updates and Release Dates

:/ they focus too much on cloud, i wonder if they want to be the next qihoo... where are signatures improvements?... is not a good idea to use these products in latin american countries.
 

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Microsoft Security Release - October 2005The following provides an overview of several important updates. The security firm eEye notes that MS05-051 has a potential of even becoming an Internet worm, esp. for unpatched W/2000 PCs Microsoft Security Release - October 2005http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/ms05-Oct.mspxInternet Storm Center - Excellent Technical Analysishttp://isc.sans.org/diary.phphttp://isc.sans.org/diary.php?storyid=754http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?storyid=753http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?storyid=752http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?storyid=751http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?storyid=750http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?storyid=749http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?storyid=748http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?storyid=747http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?storyid=746http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?storyid=745Vulnerability in DirectShow Could Allow Remote Code Execution (904706) - Criticalhttp://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/ms05-050.mspx Vulnerabilities in MSDTC and COM+ Could Allow Remote Code Execution (902400) - Critical http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/ms05-051.mspx Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (896688) - Criticalhttp://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/ms05-052.mspxVulnerability in the Client Services for Netware Could Allow Remote Code Execution (899589) - Importanthttp://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/ms05-046.mspx Vulnerability in Plug and Play Could Allow Remote Code Execution and Local Elevation of Privi... Read more

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http://blogs.technet.com/b/msrc/archive/20...ry-2416728.aspxToday we provided advance notification to customers that we will release an out-of-band security update to address the vulnerability discussed in Security Advisory 2416728. The update is scheduled for release tomorrow, Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at approximately 10:00 AM PDT. The bulletin has a severity rating of Important and addresses a publicly disclosed vulnerability in ASP.NET that affects all versions of the .NET Framework when used on Windows Server operating systems. Windows desktop systems are listed as affected, but consumers are not vulnerable unless they are running a Web server from their computer.Based on our comprehensive monitoring of the threat landscape, we have determined an out-of-band release is needed to protect customers as we have seen limited attacks and continued attempts to bypass current defenses and workarounds.

A:Out of Band Release to Address Microsoft Security Advisory 2416728

Jees. I just hope I7Media updated. I don't feel like having a vulnerable site, thank you very much.

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Tuesday, December 16, 2008 12:28 PM by MSRC TEAM
Advance Notification for December 2008 Out-of-Band Release


Hi this is Christopher Budd,
We’ve just published our Advance Notification for an out-of-band security bulletin release. We plan to release the security update tomorrow, Dec. 17, 2008 to address the vulnerability we’ve discussed in Microsoft Security Advisory 961051. Our target time, as always, is 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time. We’ll be holding two special webcasts to give you details and take your questions..................more

For full details leading to this Out-of -Band Release, please go to the following Thread in this Forum;

Vista Forums>System Security>The Microsoft Security Response Centre - new Security Advisory Released.

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Microsoft extends updates for Windows XP - http://thenextweb.com/microsoft/201...es-windows-xp-security-products-july-14-2015/
 

A:Microsoft Extends Updates for Windows XP Security Products

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Im unsure as to whether or not its safe to uninstall old update/security/hotfix updates for windows(theres hundreds of them)...
Thought it really best to ask now,rather than posting-system error later.
Can anyone help me out here please?

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I have windows xp Professional Version 2002 sp3. Seems I got a virus when I down loaded a movie(my bad). Was getting the BSOD, and alerts for Windows Automatic Updates to be turned on. Also I am running Microsoft security essentials which also won't update. Although Malwarebytes updates automatically. I downloaded Superantispyware and ran it 3 times in safe mode .Found and deleted malware. Rebooted and so far no BSOD ( fingers crossed). Still get the alerts for the updates.

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We use a third-party Microsoft patch management system, unfortunately we have to approve all patches manually. It has become a monotonous task to jump on the security bulletin and manually "take-note" of all of the updates released (KB numbers)
to mitigate that vulnerability. After I take note of all of them, I have to jump on the "third-party Microsoft patch management system" and approve every patch (KB #) associated with that Bulletin. 
I am wondering if there is an easier way to get a list of all of the new Microsoft patches released just for a specific Microsoft Security Bulletin. My current method is just sifting through the Bulletin and copying/pasting every KB number I find that is
designed to patch the vulnerability.
I would assume there is somewhere I can go or a tool I can utilize which would allow me to get the list of all of the KB numbers that need to be approved.
Or Am I out of luck (And just have to sift through the Bulletin to collect the associated KBs)?

I appreciate any and all suggestions/advice/ridicule.

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Microsoft Pre-release Definition Updates

"Microsoft offers partially-tested pre-release definition updates for download before the fully-tested (released) version is available. These updates are listed below.

You can use these pre-release definitions to clean infected computers. You can also use them to protect computers that are at an immediate risk of infection. The pre-release definition update is not meant for enterprise-wide deployment.

Pre-release updates are explicitly created for malicious software threats. You should not deploy a pre-release definition update if you are not experiencing a threat for which it was explicitly created.

Note: After additional testing, certain pre-release definition updates will be released as regular definition updates. The same binary file that was used for the pre-release definition update may be used for the released definition update."

(Once you have read the above, expand the Spoiler below for URL to proceed)

Spoiler
Visit, Microsoft Pre-Release Definitions for Anti-Malware and Anti-Spyware

For Windows 8 and 8.1 users:
Please use the "Microsoft Antimalware products including Microsoft Forefront products or Microsoft Security Essentials". (64-bit users, mpam-feX64.exe | 32-bit users, mpam-fe.exe)
Screenshots posted from Windows 8.1 Update 1 (64-bit):

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Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

I usually run this when buying used equipment ive run it twice this week first time it did its job , but this time its not downloading its updates .

Just a black download bar for last 20 mins .

any idea before i unload it , lenovo - thinkpad t420 it does have loads of preinstalled nonsense software on in .

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Hi,
Get-MsrcSecurityUpdate does not seem to list some "security only" updates in the xml output.
It does list all the other updates including Monthly rollups. Is there a way to retrieve this?
For example, the following updates are missing from the output when the command
Get-MsrcSecurityUpdate -Year 2017 was executed:


4015548, 4014985,   4014986,   4014987 and 4014988.




Regards,
Mansur Farooq

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After some general market confusion and bad headline writing, Microsoft this morning detailed how it will roll out Windows 10 to testers, consumers, and large-scale customers.
First, scale: Microsoft said in its blog post this morning that there are now 5 million Windows Insiders, up from 3.7 million in May. The company also said that it has collected “millions” of “reservations” for Windows 10 from the public. Both numbers seem reasonable.
Microsoft will offer Windows 10 as a free upgrade to Windows 7 and Windows 8 and 8.1 users for a year. The company hopes to land the code on a billion devices in two to three years, a wide band, but also a large figure.
 

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A:Here’s How Microsoft Will Release Windows 10

Looks good. So it appears that if your device doesn't meet the Windows 10 requirements, the upgrade process will be different.

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I'm still waiting on news. Will Windows 8 be released 10/1/2012 ?

A:When will microsoft release windows 8?

nobody know - depend upon how well all the testing goes.

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There was an Office vulnerability that was fixed with the April patch Tuesday in an Office update, but we've had trouble making sure all users have the updated Office patch as N-Central(our patch management tool) doesn't always list what build/patch Office
is currently running accurately.

We do know all our PCs have the April/May security updates. Is the Office Update combined into the big monthly one?

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my computer wont download the following secutity updates...kb941569....kb 928365...kb 950762...kb 951376...kb 951698

A:Microsoft Security Updates

Hi scotty88, I am moving this to the XP forum. Correct me if you use a different OS. You won't get the proper assisstance you need in the introduction forum.

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I recently purchased a new Accer laptop with XP Media addition/AMD Turion 64x2 dual processor, following the death of my previous laptop. Do I really need all of these automatic security updates from Microsoft? I have all of the standard protective software and I'm having no problems. I'm concerned that all of the security and automatic updates are going to slow my system down similar to what a couple of my friends are experiencing with their new Vista platforms. They hate Vista and it's driving them nuts...
 

A:Microsoft Security Updates

Welcome to TSG....

If your car has to be upgraded by the manufacturer of the car you get them, well it is the same thing from Microsoft they are the owners of the operating system and they say that the upgrades should be downloaded.

Enough of what Microsoft wants since it is your computer but still Microsoft's OS I really think that yes you should install al of the updates including service pack 2 these will help keep your system secure and also protect against infections, make the internet connection more dependable and a lot of other things. Ir-regardless of what others say these updates are a necessary thing and really should be done.

It is better to be safe than sorry.
 

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In this month updates when I downloard and install my monitor will not come on after I sign in. it shows a blank screen when I press inter a screen comes up and tells me that my screen has no connection, I manully rebooted computer and did a reloard of
my last saved back up and everything worked great, installed updates and screen when out again and did another reboot to an earlier date and signed in and screen works fine, what update is doing this to my monitor

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Some users of windows 7 claim that microsoft security updates are not necessary. They claim that their computer runs faster without them. Are there members of this forum that ignore the updates without problems?

A:Are Microsoft Security Updates Really Necessary?

Hi Huck,
In my humble opinion yes.
Most people became infected in 3 ways.
They open a message attachment
Download what they think is a safe program
or visit an infected site.

Either way the code is injected into your comp, partially due to the lack of dilligence of the user,
me included i was multi-tasking at the time. but in my defence it was none of the above

Now there looking for other ways that are not so user reliant, ie OS orientated and the patches that MS are issuing are to stop these.

Why do you think there are so many AV and AM companies are out there.

Roy.

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Some users of windows 7 claim that microsoft security updates are not necessary. They claim that their computer runs faster without them. Are there members of this forum that ignore the updates without problems?

A:Are Microsoft Security Updates Really Necessary?

Hi Huck,
In my humble opinion yes.
Most people became infected in 3 ways.
They open a message attachment
Download what they think is a safe program
or visit an infected site.

Either way the code is injected into your comp, partially due to the lack of dilligence of the user,
me included i was multi-tasking at the time. but in my defence it was none of the above

Now there looking for other ways that are not so user reliant, ie OS orientated and the patches that MS are issuing are to stop these.

Why do you think there are so many AV and AM companies are out there.

Roy.

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Yesterday my computer downloaded automatic Security Updates from Microsoft. There were 9 updates downloaded. As my computer was installing the updates, each one gave a message at the end of its installation. The first 2 said done. The remaining 7 each said failed. When all were complete, my computer asked to be rebooted, which I did. I never got a message saying that anything was wrong, but with new security alerts out there, I want to make sure that my computer is protected. What do you think? Thanx Steel
 

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Microsoft has finally revealed that Windows 10 will officially launch on July 29th, 2015, confirming a previous statement from AMD CEO Lisa Su that suggested the operating system will launch in late July.

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A:Microsoft to release Windows 10 on July 29th

I got a notification about win 10 free upgrade today. It asked me to register and after that it said that I will be a 3 gb download.
 

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Update: Delay Windows Vista Until January 2007
Barry
 

A:Microsoft to Delay Windows Vista Release

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When will Microsoft release the final, non-beta version of Windows 7? I'm planning to buy Windows 7 when it reaches SP1 (unless everyone gives a poitive review on it and no issues are discovered) but I'm just curious when.

A:When will Microsoft release Windows 7 Final (not Beta)?

Microsoft probably won't announce the release date until after the results from the RC are in (and it hasn't been released yet).
FWIW - I'm using it on my primary desktop and laptop and haven't experienced any show-stopping issues.

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Is it possible to download microsoft critical security updates for Win XP SP2 without using Windows update site?
 

A:Microsoft Critical Security Updates

What's wrong with the Windows update site?
 

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Can anybody tell me the path to MSE signatures ? I would like to exclude them in Shadow Defender if I can. Thanks
 

A:Microsoft Security Essentials updates

Screenshot below was taken on Windows 8.1, but the check the location at C:/ProgramData/Microsoft/ for Microsoft Security Essentials, then Definition Updates.

Image Source: Fix - Windows Defender 'Out of Date' after running a Defintion Update - Windows 8.1

 

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It is critical that these be installed immediately.Issued: January 11, 2005Updated: March 8, 2005Version: 1.2Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-002 Vulnerability in Cursor and Icon Format Handling Could Allow Remote Code Execution (891711)Affected Software: ? Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Service Pack 6a ? Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 6 ? Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 and Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 ? Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 ? Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Service Pack 1 ? Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003 ? Microsoft Windows Server 2003 ? Microsoft Windows Server 2003 64-Bit Edition? Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition (SE), and Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me) ? Review the FAQ section of this bulletin for details about these operating systems. Non-Affected Software:? Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 Issued: February 8, 2005Updated: March 8, 2005Version: 1.2Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-015 Vulnerability in Hyperlink Object Library Could Allow Remote Code Execution (888113)Affected Software: ? Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 and Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 ? Download the update ? Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 and Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 ? Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Service Pack 1 (Itanium) ? Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003 (Itanium) ? Microsoft Windows Server 2... Read more

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We have Microsoft Office 2007 installed.

InfoPath, Powerpoint, Publisher, Word.

Are we vulnerable to security holes in, for example, Excel?

Should we install all Microsoft Office security updates?

A:Microsoft Office, security updates?

I would, unless you have a specific reason that you dont want to...

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Howdy,

I have been putting off downloading IE-8. I have read that many people are having all kinds of problems with it.
I am wondering though if I am compromising my computers security by not doing so.
I currently have XP Home, IE-7, SP-3.

One of my questions is will Microsoft still have security downloads available for IE-7 or will all security updates from now on pertain only to IE-8 ?

I have my computer set to receive automatic priority downloads but there has not been any since 4-25-09.

When I check the download site all I see is IE-8 ready for me to download. Which begs another question. Why did IE-8 not download automatically ? (I am glad it didn't, just curious)

Thanks for your time.

Dennis

A:Questions About Microsoft Security Updates

Usually larger downloads will notify you but not actually download. That was true of SP3. IE8 is supposed to be more secure. I was using an ISP branded version of IE6 and it was getting awfully buggy. My ISP isn't upgrading so I upgraded to IE8 last week and ditched the branded browser. My computer seems to be browsing faster and no more bugs. So far so good.

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Hi. I recently re-installed windows xp home. After I had done this I ran Belarc Advisor, and was told that I had 100 missing Microsoft security updates. By the look of it these seem mostly to be Hotfixes. Can anyone advise me on how to go about fixing these problems. Thanks. Yours Hopefully TINMAN67.
 

A:missing microsoft security updates

Hi and welcome.
Right click My Computer > Properties.
Automatic Updates.

Tick - Notify me but don't automatically download and install them.
Apply - Ok.
Windows will find what is available for your Pc and you can choose what to install.

Also, while you are here.
Check and post
TSG System Information Utility - found here.
http://library.techguy.org/wiki/TSG_Valuable_links
 

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I've used Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) for years. It normally updates itself regularly however within the past 30 days it seems to update itself between 4 to 9 times daily. What's going on with this new update behavior?

When I open Update History it shows a slew (up to 9 separate ones) of MSE "optional" updates daily (which I guess become Important Updates by design since I chose to install MSE). I only have "check for updates but let me chose whether to download and install" selected and I only install Important Updates. Each MSE Update is labeled KB2310138 but each does have a unique definition number after it. Each downloads and installs itself automatically even though they are labeled "Optional". Why so many daily and why has this just begun after all these years of seeing maybe 1 per day?

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Microsoft - May 2004 Security Updateshttp://www.microsoft.com/security/security...405_windows.aspMS04-015: Windows Update - Importanthttp://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/MS04-015.mspxImpact of Vulnerability: Remote Code ExecutionMaximum Severity Rating: ImportantRecommendation: Customers should install the update at the earliest opportunity.Security Update Replacement: NoneCaveats: Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 841996 documents a known issue that customers may experience when they install this security update on a system where the Help and Support Center service is disabled. For the installation of this security update to be successful, the Help and Support Center service cannot be disabled. The article also documents recommended solutions for this issue. For more information, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 841996.

A:Microsoft - May 2004 Security Updates

Thanks for the tip!!
Magic

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I have Microsoft Office 2007 installed on my computer and ever since October of last year all of the Microsoft Office Security updates have been failing. They always fail and stay on my updates list for the next time. Any program associated with Microsoft Office like Excel, Outlook etc. or just Microsoft Office System updates. Also this is not associated with updates but everytime I install Realplayer onto my notebook almost immediately or if I restart my computer when I try to open Realplayer it acts like it has been deleted and wants to search for the program because it cannot be found even tho I just installed realplayer.
Thank you if you can help!!

A:Microsoft Office Security Updates

Hello and welcome to the Vista Forums!

Are they all failing with a particular error? Can you please tell me which one, as this will provide a good starting point and angle of attack.

Thanks!

Richard

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Windows 7 Beta Customer Preview

Sorry if this has been posted previously!

A:Microsoft TechNet Windows 7 Release Candidate (May 2009)

Oh interesting

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Microsoft has already introduced a new icon set in Windows 10, but the company doesn?t want to stop here and is now working to refine the entire UI in the operating system with another update.

Screenshots that were published online by Twitter user @cadenzza92 and coming from an unreleased build reveal several new icons that Microsoft has prepared for Windows 10, but also other visual tweaks that will be part of an upcoming update.

Right now, it seems that these changes will be first introduced in an insider build, so Windows 10 testers will be the first to get them, while everyone else can receive it at a later time depending on the received feedback.

As you can see in the screenshots below, Windows 10 is scheduled to receive refined icons in the key areas of the operating system, so a new printing, personalization, keyboard, and other device icons are all expected to be released.

At the same time, the software giant?s also working on improving the personalization screen, so in these screenshots, for example, Microsoft is using a bigger preview window than in the current builds.

Read more: Microsoft to Release New Windows 10 Icons in Future Update
 

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Microsoft Security Updates - June 2005 Bulletin Summary:http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/ms05-Jun.mspx Critical Bulletins:Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (883939)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/ms05-025.mspx Vulnerability in HTML Help Could Allow Remote Code Execution (896358)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/ms05-026.mspx Vulnerability in Server Message Block Could Allow Remote Code Execution (896422)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/ms05-027.mspx Important Bulletins: Vulnerability in Web Client Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (896426)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/ms05-028.mspx Vulnerability in Outlook Web Access for Exchange Server 5.5 Could Allow Cross-Site Scripting Attacks (895179)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/ms05-029.mspx Cumulative Security Update in Outlook Express (897715)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/ms05-030.mspx Vulnerability in Step-by-Step Interactive Training Could Allow Remote Code Execution (898458)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/ms05-031.mspx Moderate Bulletins:Vulnerability in Microsoft Agent Could Allow Spoofing (890046)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/ms05-032.mspx Vulnerability in Telnet Client Could Allow Information Disclosure (896428)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/ms05-033.mspx Cumulative Security Update for ISA Server 2000 (899753)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/securi... Read more

A:Microsoft Security Updates - June 2005

Internet Storm Center - EXCELLENT ANALYSIS of June Updates

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I use Automatic Updates but the following NINE updates will not install:

Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter (KB974771)
Security Update for Microsoft Office 2003 (KB972580)
Update for Microsoft Office 2003 (KB978551)
Security Update for Microsoft Office Word 2003 (KB973443)
Security Update for Microsoft Office Excel 2003 (KB973475)
Security Update for Microsoft Office 2003 (KB974554)
Security Update for Microsoft Office 2003 (KB975051)
Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter (KB976882)
Security Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 (KB973705)
Using some trouble-shooting instructions, I created a log of the installation process - I have 10 files named MSIxxxxxx.LOG but have not idea what to do with them. Can someone please help? Thanks!
 

A:NINE Microsoft Office Security Updates not installing

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There are two moderately important security updates issued during June 2004MS04-016: Windows Update - Direct X (Moderate)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/...n/MS04-016.mspx Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-016Vulnerability in DirectPlay Could Allow Denial of Service (839643)Issued: June 8, 2004 Version: 1.0Who should read this document: Customers who use Microsoft? Windows?Impact of Vulnerability: Denial of ServiceMaximum Severity Rating: ModerateAffected Software: * Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 2, Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3, Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 – Download the update* Microsoft Windows XP and Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 – Download the update* Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Service Pack 1 – Download the update* Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003 – Download the update* Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003 – Download the update* Microsoft Windows Server 2003 64-Bit Edition – Download the update* Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition (SE), and Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me) – Review the FAQ section of this bulletin for details about these operating systems. Tested and Affected Microsoft Windows Components:* Microsoft DirectX? 7.0a, 7.1, 8.1, 8.1a, 8.1b, 8.2, 9.0, 9.0a, 9.0b on Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows Millennium Edition - Review the FAQ section of this bulletin for details about these operating systems.* Microsof... Read more

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