Microsoft Released Windows 7 Updates – April 27, 2010

Three updates were released by Microsoft on Tuesday, April 27, 2010 for Windows 7. One update is classified as Important (KB980408), one updates is classified as Recommended (KB975496), and one update is classified as Optional (KB976422).

NOTE

This articles does not show Windows 7 Security Updates. Please review “MSFT Security Updates“ blog category for Windows 7 Security Updates.

Important Updates

KB980408: The April 2010 stability and reliability update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 is available

Affected Software

Recommended Updates

KB975496: A computer stops responding during shutdown if BitLocker is enabled on the system drive on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

Affected Software

Optional Updates

KB976422: The capacity of a Secure Digital (SD) card that is larger than 32 GB is reported incorrectly in Windows 7 and in Windows Server 2008 R2

Affected Software

Updating your Windows 7 System

Please keep your computer up to date with Critical and Important updates by using the Windows Update feature in Windows 7 (refer to Checking for Windows 7 Updates using Windows Updates blog article for help) or by visiting Microsoft Update. If you experience any problems with Microsoft Security updates then please call Microsoft support for help. There will be no charge for support on Security Updates.

Microsoft has set up newsgroups for self-support. If you need help for Security updates or any other updates that is issued by Microsoft then please visit the Windows Update newsgroup at using your newsreader news://msnews.microsoft.com/microsoft.public.windowsupdate.

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Microsoft Releases Windows Vista Updates – April 27, 2010

Two updates were released by Microsoft on Tuesday, April 27, 2010 for Windows Vista. One update is classified as Important (KB947821) and one update is classified as Recommended (KB980248).

NOTE

This articles does not show Windows Vista Security Updates. Please review “MSFT Security Updates“ blog category for Windows Vista Security Updates.

Important Updates

KB947821: Description of the System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista, for Windows Server 2008, and for Windows 7 [April 2010]

Affected Software

  • Microsoft Windows Vista, 32-bit versions – Download Update
    • Supersedes “KB947821: Description of the System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista and for Windows Server 2008 [January 2010]”
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP1, 32-bit versions – Download Update
    • Supersedes “KB947821: Description of the System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista and for Windows Server 2008 [January 2010]”
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, 32-bit versions – Download Update
    • Supersedes “KB947821: Description of the System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista and for Windows Server 2008 [January 2010]”
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP1, 64-bit versions – Download Update
    • Supersedes “KB947821: Description of the System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista and for Windows Server 2008 [January 2010]”
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP1, 64-bit versions – Download Update
    • Supersedes “KB947821: Description of the System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista and for Windows Server 2008 [January 2010]”
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, 64-bit versions – Download Update
    • Supersedes “KB947821: Description of the System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista and for Windows Server 2008 [January 2010]”

Recommended Updates

KB980248: Some font files are not updated when you install Microsoft Office 2010 on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

Affected Software

Updating your Windows Vista System

Please keep your computer up to date with Critical and Important updates by using the Windows Update feature in Windows Vista (refer to Checking for Updates on Windows Vista Manually blog article for help) or by visiting Microsoft Update. If you experience any problems with Microsoft Security updates then please call Microsoft support for help. There will be no charge for support on Security Updates.

Microsoft has set up newsgroups for self-support. If you need help for Security updates or any other updates that is issued by Microsoft then please visit the Windows Update newsgroup at using your newsreader news://msnews.microsoft.com/microsoft.public.windowsupdate.

Microsoft Releases Windows Vista Updates – April 13, 2010

One update was released by Microsoft on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 for Windows Vista. The update is classified as Recommended (KB905866).

NOTE

This articles does not show Windows Vista Security Updates. Please review “MSFT Security Updates“ blog category for Windows Vista Security Updates.

Recommended Updates

KB905866: Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [April 2010]

Affected Software

  • Microsoft Windows Vista, 32-bit versions – Download Update
    • Superseded by “KB905866: Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [May 2010]”
    • Supersedes “KB905866: Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [March 2010]”
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP1, 32-bit versions – Download Update
    • Superseded by “KB905866: Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [May 2010]”
    • Supersedes “KB905866: Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [March 2010]”
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, 32-bit versions – Download Update
    • Superseded by “KB905866: Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [May 2010]”
    • Supersedes “KB905866: Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [March 2010]”
  • Microsoft Windows Vista, 64-bit versions – Download Update
    • Superseded by “KB905866: Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [May 2010]”
    • Supersedes “KB905866: Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [March 2010]”
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP1, 64-bit versions – Download Update
    • Superseded by “KB905866: Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [May 2010]”
    • Supersedes “KB905866: Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [March 2010]”
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, 64-bit versions – Download Update
    • Superseded by “KB905866: Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [May 2010]”
    • Supersedes “KB905866: Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [March 2010]”

Updating your Windows Vista System

Please keep your computer up to date with Critical and Important updates by using the Windows Update feature in Windows Vista (refer to Checking for Updates on Windows Vista Manually blog article for help) or by visiting Microsoft Update. If you experience any problems with Microsoft Security updates then please call Microsoft support for help. There will be no charge for support on Security Updates.

Microsoft has set up newsgroups for self-support. If you need help for Security updates or any other updates that is issued by Microsoft then please visit the Windows Update newsgroup at using your newsreader news://msnews.microsoft.com/microsoft.public.windowsupdate.

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Patch Tuesday – April 13, 2010

Eleven security bulletins were released by Microsoft on Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Five bulletins are classified as Critical (MS10-019, MS10-020, MS10-025, MS10-026 and MS10-027), five bulletins are classified as Important (MS10-021, MS10-022, MS10-023, MS10-024, and MS10-028), and one bulletin is classified as Moderate (MS10-029) according to the April 2010 Bulletin Summary.

Critical Bulletins

MS10-019: Vulnerabilities in Windows Could Allow Remote Code Execution (981210)

Affected Software

MS10-020: Vulnerabilities in SMB Client Could Allow Remote Code Execution (980232)

Affected Software

MS10-025: Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Media Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution (980858)

Affected Software

MS10-026: Vulnerability in Microsoft MPEG Layer-3 Codecs Could Allow Remote Code Execution (977816)

Affected Software

MS10-027: Vulnerability in Windows Media Player Could Allow Remote Code Execution (979402)

Affected Software

Important Bulletins

MS10-021: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (979683)

Affected Software

MS10-022: Vulnerability in VBScript Scripting Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution (981169)

Affected Software

MS10-023: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Publisher Could Allow Remote Code Execution (981160)

Affected Software

MS10-024: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange and Windows SMTP Service Could Allow Denial of Service (981832)

Affected Software

MS10-028: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Visio Could Allow Remote Code Execution (980094)

Affected Software

Moderate Bulletins

MS10-029: Vulnerability in Windows ISATAP Component Could Allow Spoofing (978338)

Affected Software

Important Reminder

Please keep your computer up to date with Critical and Important updates by visiting Microsoft Update. If you experience any problems with Microsoft Security updates then please call Microsoft support for help. There will be no charge for support on Security Updates.

Microsoft has set up newsgroups for self-support. If you need help for Security updates or any other updates that is issued by Microsoft then please visit the Windows Update newsgroup at using your newsreader news://msnews.microsoft.com/microsoft.public.windowsupdate.

Out-of-Band Security Update – March 30, 2010

One ‘Out-Of-Band” security bulletins was released by Microsoft on Tuesday, March 30, 2010. The update is classified as Critical (MS10-018) according to the March 2010 Bulletin Summary.

About Out-of-Band Updates

Out-of-Band or Out-of Cycle updates are security updates that are not released on the second Tuesday of the month, commonly known as Patch Tuesday. Microsoft deems the necessity of the out-of band security update due to the wide-spread of the exploit that affects Microsoft products and its customers. Typically security updates are released on the second Tuesday of the month so IT administrators can plan for these days to test and deploy security patches.

Critical Bulletins

MS10-018: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (980182)

Affected Software

  • Internet Explorer 5.01
  • Internet Explorer 6 SP1
  • Internet Explorer 6
  • Internet Explorer 7
    • Windows XP SP2 – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS10-002
    • Windows XP SP3 – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS10-002
    • Windows XP SP2 Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS10-002
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS10-002
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS10-002
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS10-002
    • Windows Vista, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS10-002
    • Windows Vista SP1, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS10-002
    • Windows Vista SP2, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS10-002
    • Windows Vista, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS10-002
    • Windows Vista SP1, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS10-00
    • Windows Vista SP2, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS10-002
    • Windows Server 2008, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS10-002
    • Windows Server 2008 SP2, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS10-002
    • Windows Server 2008, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS10-002
    • Windows Server 2008 SP2, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS10-002
    • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS10-002
    • Windows Server 2008 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS10-002
  • Internet Explorer 8

Important Reminder

Please keep your computer up to date with Critical and Important updates by visiting Microsoft Update. If you experience any problems with Microsoft Security updates then please call Microsoft support for help. There will be no charge for support on Security Updates.

Microsoft has set up newsgroups for self-support. If you need help for Security updates or any other updates that is issued by Microsoft then please visit the Windows Update newsgroup at using your newsreader news://msnews.microsoft.com/microsoft.public.windowsupdate.

Microsoft Released Windows 7 Updates – March 23, 2010

One updates was released by Microsoft on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 for Windows 7. The update is classified as Recommended (KB980302).

NOTE

This articles does not show Windows 7 Security Updates. Please review “MSFT Security Updates“ blog category for Windows 7 Security Updates.

Recommended Updates

KB980302: A Compatibility View list update is available for Windows Internet Explorer 8: March 23, 2010

Affected Software

Updating your Windows 7 System

Please keep your computer up to date with Critical and Important updates by using the Windows Update feature in Windows 7 (refer to Checking for Windows 7 Updates using Windows Updates blog article for help) or by visiting Microsoft Update. If you experience any problems with Microsoft Security updates then please call Microsoft support for help. There will be no charge for support on Security Updates.

Microsoft has set up newsgroups for self-support. If you need help for Security updates or any other updates that is issued by Microsoft then please visit the Windows Update newsgroup at using your newsreader news://msnews.microsoft.com/microsoft.public.windowsupdate.

Microsoft Releases Windows Vista Updates – March 23, 2010

One update was released by Microsoft on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 for Windows Vista. The update is classified as Recommended (KB980302).

NOTE

This articles does not show Windows Vista Security Updates. Please review “MSFT Security Updates“ blog category for Windows Vista Security Updates.

Recommended Updates

KB980302: A Compatibility View list update is available for Windows Internet Explorer 8: March 23, 2010

Affected Software

Updating your Windows Vista System

Please keep your computer up to date with Critical and Important updates by using the Windows Update feature in Windows Vista (refer to Checking for Updates on Windows Vista Manually blog article for help) or by visiting Microsoft Update. If you experience any problems with Microsoft Security updates then please call Microsoft support for help. There will be no charge for support on Security Updates.

Microsoft has set up newsgroups for self-support. If you need help for Security updates or any other updates that is issued by Microsoft then please visit the Windows Update newsgroup at using your newsreader news://msnews.microsoft.com/microsoft.public.windowsupdate.