LANDesk Patch News Bulletin: Microsoft has Released KB2555428 to Address a Start Up Issue in Windows 7 24-AUG-2011

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    • (August 24, 2011) Microsoft has released KB2555428. This update fixes an issue in which the startup process is very slow on a computer that has a large hard disk installed and that is running Windows 7. This issue occurs when you create many restore points on the computer.

     

    Microsoft does not provide the official download URL for 2555428, so please follow below steps to download the patch manually.

     

    Steps to download the patch:

         1. Go to http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2555428 and make sure your OS version is Windows 7 .

     

         2. Click the "View and request hotfix downloads" link to "Agreement for Microsoft Services" page;

     

         3. Check "I Accept" button;

     

         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 URL and the password for unzipping the zipped patches;

     

         6. Download the zipped patches;

     

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

     

          

    New Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – 2555428_Manual

     

    Changed Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – N/A

     

    New Patch Downloads

    • windows6.1-kb2555428-x86.msu
    • windows6.1-kb2555428-x64.msu

     

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