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Microsoft releases Fix it for Internet Explorer vulnerability. Full patch coming tomorrow.

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#1 Grinler


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Posted 20 September 2012 - 10:20 AM

Microsoft has announced the release of a a temporary fix for it's latest critical vulnerability for those who must use Internet Explorer. This patch comes in the form of a Microsoft Fix It that can be downloaded to computer and executed in order to resolve this security vulnerability.

The Fix it is available at the following address:


To enable or disable this Fix it solution, click the Fix it button or link under the Enable heading or under the Disable heading. Click Run in the File Download dialog box, and then follow the steps in the Fix it wizard.

Tomorrow, when the patch is released, it is suggested that you first go back to the Fix It page and click on the Disable download and run that first. Then install the official security update for this problem.

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#2 suman suman

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 02:23 AM

The patch is meant for IE9. Are you using IE9 and have you installed the patch? Can please anyone update if they have installed the IE9 patch or not.

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 05:48 AM

Greetings Suman Suman,

May I suggest you read the information provided at the link Grinler provided in his post about this temporary patch. The patch is not just for IE9, but for other IE versions as well.


Edited by spc3rd, 21 September 2012 - 05:50 AM.


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Posted 22 September 2012 - 05:28 PM

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2744842 , available via Windows/Microsoft Update.


Edited by hamluis, 22 September 2012 - 05:29 PM.

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