LANDesk Patch News Bulletin: Microsoft Browser Choice Update is Available 12-APR-2010

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    ·        (April 12, 2010) Microsoft is providing the Browser Choice update to comply with a legal settlement with the European Commission. Microsoft is required to inform customers who currently use Internet Explorer as their default browser that there are other web browser choices available. You can use the Browser Choice update to select and install the web browser you want to use on your computer.Microsoft does not provide an easily accessible download URL for 976002. The steps listed below provides a way to access the patch outside of the Microsoft update process.


    Steps to download the patch:

    1.     Log on and install ActiveX Control.

    2.     Search 976002 by entering "976002" into the search box.

    3.     Select the patch by clicking "Add" and it will be added to your basket.

    4.     Click the basket icon

    5.     Click the "Download" button in "Updates in your basket" web page.

    6.     Choose a location to save the patch and then click "Continue" button.

    7.      Rename the patches to the unique filenames listed in the vulnerability definition and copy them to the location that the LDMS core server uses to save patches.


    ·        Please visit the following page for more details:       


    New Vulnerabilities

    ·          Vulnerability ID –976002_Manual


    Changed Vulnerabilities

    ·          Vulnerability ID – None


    New Patch Downloads

    ·         X86-all-windowsxp-kb976002-v5-x86.exe

    ·         AMD64-all-windowsxp-kb976002-v6-x64.exe

    ·         X86-all-windows6.0-kb976002-x86.msu

    ·         AMD64-all-windows6.0-kb976002-x64.msu

    ·         X86-all-windows6.1-kb976002-x86.msu

    ·         AMD64-all-windows6.1-kb976002-x64.msu


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