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December Critical Windows Security Patches

December 14, 2007

Microsoft released new patches for critical Windows vulnerabilities on December 11, 2007

* All Windows PCs must be patched. *

To patch your PC:

Click on the update icon on the taskbar (it is a globe or yellow shield with an exclamation point, depending on which version of Windows you're running).

If you do not have such an icon, run Windows Update by going to the site:http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com

After patching, you must reboot your PC in order for the patches to take effect.

In addition to these critical Windows security patches, Microsoft also released Service Pack 1 for Office 2007. SCS Facilities is still testing this Service Pack and is not at present releasing it via our software update services.

Please contact help@cs.cmu.edu or call the SCS Help Desk (x8-4231) if you have questions or problems with applying these patches.

Thank you for your attention,

SCS Help Desk