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opamoon PSI alerts a missed Vista patch but this patch is not for my Vista
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Maurice Joyce RE: PSI alerts a missed Vista patch but this patch is not for my Vista
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Are U using this link which is for 32 Bit?

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx...

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Maurice Joyce RE: PSI alerts a missed Vista patch but this patch is not for my Vista
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Very odd. Can U post the path to the problem PSI has found?

FINDING A FILE PATH - PSI VERSION 2

From the DASHBOARD page click on SCAN RESULTS.

1. This will list all your programmes with a + to the left of each one.
2. Click the + sign next to the item that U want help with.
3. This will reveal the path under DETECTED INSTANCES.
4. Highlight it then copy (CTRL+C) then paste (CTRL+V)) that path back to the Forum.



ALL OTHER PSI VERSIONS

To locate the exact file that the Secunia PSI has detected, use or switch to the ADVANCED interface, then :

1 Click on the + sign of the programme to "expand' it.
2 Click on Technical Details in the Toolbox to see the installation path of the detected file. (Copy (CTRL+C) & paste (CTRL+V)) the Installation Path of the file back to the Forum.


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Maurice Joyce RE: PSI alerts a missed Vista patch but this patch is not for my Vista
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No - it will only ignore this one issue.

I would leave this thread open - I do not have a Vista OS handy to do some tests but there are Vista helpers on this Forum who may be able to chip in with their knowledge of this hotfix.

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In my Belarc Advisor...Profile Date 29/1/11...I'm showing KB978542 hotfix as installed on Vista 32 bit....11/5/2010
Clicking on the details, takes to here :- http://support.microsoft.com/kb/978542

Hope it's of some help............

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Here is some info and poss. work around for this patch It appears to be for MS Outlook Express, Windows Mail, and Windows Live Mail. and is a critical security patch correcting a buffer overflow problem . Therefore, if you are using MS Outlook Express, Windows Mail, and Windows Live Mail. I would figure out a way to get the patch.
http://itsvista.com/2010/05/kb978542/

Have you gone to your windows update and checked "restore hidden updates" It is poss. that it was downloaded and not installed. This might be the problem of why MS says you don't need it along with the fact that you are not using Outlook Express, Windows Mail, and Windows Live Mail. .

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Maurice Joyce RE: PSI alerts a missed Vista patch but this patch is not for my Vista
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Good News for U. That sometimes happens with Microsoft hotfixes. A final boot/ restart appears to have solved it.

U can normally tell by using MBSA - it will tell U if it is "stuck in the pipeline" awaiting a reboot.

MBSA is here for future reference:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/cc1849...

It is the oracle of all things Microsoft security/hotfixes.

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