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Microsoft plans monster Patch Tuesday next week


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#1 quietman7

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Posted 09 October 2009 - 02:56 PM

Microsoft today said it will deliver its largest-ever number of security updates on Tuesday to fix flaws in every version of Windows, as well as Internet Explorer (IE), Office, SQL Server, important developer tools and the enterprise-grade Forefront Security client software.

Among the updates will be the first for the final, or release to manufacturing, code of Windows 7, Microsoft's newest operating system.

The company will ship a total of 13 updates next week, eight of them pegged "critical,"...

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Posted 10 October 2009 - 10:21 AM

Yowza. That's a lot. I'd better get my DSL installed before I update. ~ OB
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Posted 13 October 2009 - 05:13 AM

Thank you quietman7 for the information. I just checked and there is nothing for me yet. Would you just down load all of these updates until they are tested.So far in my short computer life I have had very little problems with security updates from M/S but this is a big one.

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Posted 15 October 2009 - 08:38 PM

I did it 12 out of 12 security updates done. So far every thing is working good. About 8 minutes and then a defrag 3 minutes, just to keep things lined up. I do wonder why so many at one time.

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Posted 16 October 2009 - 05:43 AM

I only got a 11? How comes?

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Posted 16 October 2009 - 07:59 AM

Patches are released for all operating systems. Depending on which OS you are using, determines how many updates were available for your system.
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Posted 16 October 2009 - 03:48 PM

I'm using Vista.

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