LANDesk Patch News Bulletin: Microsoft has Released KB981872 to Address Folder/Drive Connections on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 29-MAR-2011

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    • (March 29, 2011) Microsoft has released KB981872. This update fixes an issue in which access to a redirected folder or a home drive disconnects regularly on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. Microsoft does not provide the official download URL for 981872, so please follow below steps to download the patch manually.


            Steps to download the patch:

         1. Go to;


         2. Click the "Show hotfixes for all platforms and languages(3) " link to show all patches;


         3. Check English patches for 981872;


         4. Enter your email address under "Provide us with your e-mail address, type the characters you see in the picture, and then click Request hotfix.";


         5. You will receive an e-mail with the zipped patch download URLs and the passwords for unzipping the zipped patches;


         6. Download the zip file patches;


         7. Unzip these files with the password in the above email and put them into the folder on the core server that you store the patches in.





    New Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – 981872_Manual


    Changed Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – N/A


    New Patch Downloads

    • windows6.1-kb981872-x86.msu
    • windows6.1-kb981872-x64.msu


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