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March 2009 Critical Windows Security Updates

March, 13, 2009

Microsoft released patches for critical Windows security vulnerabilities on March 10, 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:

http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com

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

If you are an administrator for a Windows DNS/WINS server, see:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS09-008.mspx

for information about a security update for this software.

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