Description of the definition updates for Windows Mail

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Microsoft works to help make computing as secure as possible for our customers. As part of this effort, monthly updates are provided for the Microsoft Windows Mail Junk E-mail and Phishing Filter. These updates keep Microsoft Windows Mail up-to-date about which e-mail messages should be considered junk e-mail, and about which messages may contain phishing content.

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The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

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Download the Definition Update for Windows Mail package now.

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Download the Definition Update for Windows Mail for x64-based Systems package now.

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Download the Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter package now.

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Download the Update for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter for x64-based Systems package now.

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

Note If the computer is set up for Automatic Updates, you do not have to download this update. Automatic Update will automatically install this update on the computer.

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For more information about Microsoft Windows Mail anti-phishing technologies, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/mscorp/safety/technologies/antiphishing/default.mspx

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Note: Windows Live Mail is the supported e-mail client for Windows 7.

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Article ID: 905866 - Last Review: September 11, 2009 - Revision: 6.2
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Mail in Windows Vista
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
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