April 2009 Critical Windows and Mac Updates
April 17, 2009
Microsoft released new patches for critical Windows and Microsoft Office vulnerabilities on April 14, 2009.
* 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:
All Office 2000 users should also go to the site:
After patching, you must reboot your PC in order for the patches to take effect.
If you are using Microsoft Office 2004 or Office 2008 on a Macintosh, use Microsoft AutoUpdate for Mac, which comes with Office, to check for updates or visit the Macintosh Office download page to get the latest updates:
If you will be manually installing updates, check the "system requirements" section on the download page to make sure that previous required updates have been installed.
If you are running Microsoft ISA Server or Forefront Threat Management Gateway, see:
for information about patches for those products.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org 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