LANDesk Patch News Bulletin: Microsoft has Released KB979731 to Address Group Policy Preference Issues on Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 18-JUL-2011

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    • (July 18, 2011) Microsoft has released KB979731. This KB fixes an issue in which some Group Policy preferences are not applied successfully for Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2.

     

     

    • Notes: Customers will have to download the associated patch(es) manually. This can be done by navigating to http://support.microsoft.com/hotfix/KBHotfix.aspx?kbnum=979731&kbln=en-us
    • During LANDesk testing and validation we were unable to install the update to computers running Windows Vista. We would receive the following message when attempting to apply the patch to a Window Vista computer: “The update does not apply to your system”. We have not included Windows Vista as a supported platform in the vulnerability definition.

     

     

     

     

    New Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – 979731_Manual

     

    Changed Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – N/A

     

    New Patch Downloads

    • windows6.1-kb979731-x86.msu
    • windows6.1-kb979731-x64.msu
    • windows6.0-kb979731-x86.msu
    • windows6.0-kb979731-x64.msu

     

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