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Microsoft Preps 11 Security Patches


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#1 quietman7

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Posted 10 October 2006 - 06:55 AM

Microsoft Security Response Center Blog

Next Tuesday, on October 10, 2006 at approximately 10:00 am PT we are slated to release eleven new security bulletins...


Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification

On 10 October 2006 Microsoft is planning to release:

Security Updates
• Six Microsoft Security Bulletins affecting Microsoft Windows...
• Four Microsoft Security Bulletins affecting Microsoft Office...
• One Microsoft Security Bulletin affecting Microsoft .NET Framework...


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Posted 10 October 2006 - 03:59 PM

And it seems that we no longer have an option to opt out of the Windows Genuine Advantage Validation tool. Has anyone else been forced to download this prior to getting your updates, or was it just me?:thumbsup:

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Posted 12 October 2006 - 10:18 AM

Microsoft: Patches now flowing automatically

After fixing some initial glitches, Microsoft said the patches released on Tuesday are now being delivered to users of its automated services.

When the software maker released the 10 patches on Tuesday, the only way people could get them was to manually download them. The company said that was due to problems with its automated tools, including Windows' Automatic Updates, Microsoft Update and Windows Server Update Services.

However, a Microsoft representative said those tools were working as of late Tuesday afternoon PDT...

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Since I always manually download, I wasn't aware of this until today.
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