LANDesk Patch News Bulletin: Microsoft has Released KB953761 to Address a DHCP Issue 10-MAY-2012

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    • (May 10, 2012) Microsoft has released KB953761. This update fixes a problem in which some DHCP information, such as DNS information and WINS information, is not available on a Windows XP SP3-based client computer. Therefore, the client computer cannot connect to the network



            Customers are required to download the patches manually from Microsoft. It can be done by navigating to


    Downloading Steps:


         1. Go to;


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


         3. Check English patches for 953761;


         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 zipped patches;


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




    New Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – 953761


    Changed Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – N/A


    New Patch Downloads

    • windowsxp-kb953761-x86-enu.exe


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