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November 2008 Critical Windows security update

November 14, 2008

Microsoft released new patches for Critical Windows and Microsoft Office vulnerabilities on November 11, 2008.

* 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.

Patches were also released for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Groove Server 2007, and Microsoft Expression Web. If you are using those products, update information can be found at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-069.msp

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