Critical Windows and Adobe Shockwave patches
May 14, 2010
On May 11, 2010, Microsoft released new patches for critical Windows vulnerabilities. Adobe also released patches for critical vulnerabilities in Adobe Shockwave for Windows and Macintoshes.
* 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:
After patching, you must reboot your PC in order for the patches to take effect.
To patch Adobe Shockwave:
Update your version of Adobe Shockwave to the newest version, 22.214.171.1249, available from:
If you are using Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications, see:
for information about a critical update.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call the SCS Help Desk (x8-4231) if you have questions or problems with applying these patches.