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Forum Thread: Microsoft.NET Framework 2.x; 2.x(64bit); 3.x; 4.x (KB2656351)

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fryerlawrence Microsoft.NET Framework 2.x; 2.x(64bit); 3.x; 4.x (KB2656351)
Member 10th Mar, 2012 20:17
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Last edited on 10th Mar, 2012 20:20

I am having trouble with both Windows Updates saying I need updating & Secuina stating that my .NET Framework topics above are all at a yellow seurity threat.

(KB2656351) did fail at one time to install. So I used the Microsoft Fix-It to try and correct the problem. I didn't notice any changes so I did a manual download from Microsoft Support and picked the 64bit install and installed it manually. The problem still is not resolved.

I am citing the following thread:

http://secunia.com/community/forum/thread/show/116...

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Here is my system scan

Secuina System Scan 03/10/2012
Score 95%
HP Pavilion dv7-6185us
Win7 Home Premium/Intel Pentium i7
IE9
16GB RAM
---START---

Program Name:
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.x

Security State:
Insecure

Download Link:
http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/

Missing Microsoft Patches (KB numbers):
KB2656351

Instances Found:
C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\aspn et_wp.exe, version: 2.0.50727.5456

Last System Scan (localtime):
10. Mar 2012, 09:42

Operating System:
Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows 7

---END---
---START---

Program Name:
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.x (64-bit)

Security State:
Insecure

Download Link:
http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/

Missing Microsoft Patches (KB numbers):
KB2656351

Instances Found:
C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v2.0.50727\as pnet_wp.exe, version: 2.0.50727.5456

Last System Scan (localtime):
10. Mar 2012, 09:42

Operating System:
Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows 7

---END---
---START---

Program Name:
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.x

Security State:
Insecure

Download Link:
http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/

Missing Microsoft Patches (KB numbers):
KB2656351

Instances Found:
C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v3.0\Windows Communication Foundation\SMSvcHost.exe, version: 3.0.4506.4926
C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v3.0\Windows Communication Foundation\SMSvcHost.exe, version: 3.0.4506.5420

Last System Scan (localtime):
10. Mar 2012, 09:42

Operating System:
Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows 7

---END---
---START---

Program Name:
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.x

Security State:
Insecure

Download Link:
http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/

Missing Microsoft Patches (KB numbers):
KB2656351

Instances Found:
C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319\SM SvcHost.exe, version: 4.0.30319.1
C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\SMSv cHost.exe, version: 4.0.30319.1

Last System Scan (localtime):
10. Mar 2012, 09:42

Operating System:
Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows 7

---END---
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ALL ARE AT A YELLOW THREAT LEVEL
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1.) Does this article apply to my situation?

2.) If yes, from what I could tell in the article, the clean-up tool, is NOT for Windows 7? Is this correct? Even though you cited Windows 7 at the beginning of the paragraph for the history background.

a.) Will this tool work for Windows 7?

3.) Or...Should I do a Revo Uninstaller of the .NET frameworks as cited in your thread in the order you mentioned? Or can I uninstall them in order from 2.4?

a.) This sounds like the easiest solution?

4.) If this article does or does not apply to me, what is the step by step solution?


Kind regards, "My supervisor...is GENIUS!...I transfer!" -Peggy, U.S.A. Prime Credit


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fryerlawrence

mogs RE: Microsoft.NET Framework 2.x; 2.x(64bit); 3.x; 4.x (KB2656351)
Expert Contributor 11th Mar, 2012 00:37
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User Since: 22nd Apr 2009
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Location: UK
@fryerlawrence

This tool may help you to confirm your situation.....it's easy to use and Windows 7 compatible.
Have a good read thro' for more info/guidance.
Microsoft Baseline Security Analyser
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/cc1849...

Hope it helps...regards.....

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