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MS11-078: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003: October 11, 2011
Article ID: 2572073 - View products that this article applies to.
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS11-078. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft websites:
How to obtain help and support for this security updateHelp installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update
Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support
Help protect your computer that is running Windows from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center
Local support according to your country: International Support
Download informationThe following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591Microsoft 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.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ )How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Restart informationYou may have to restart the computer after you install this security update.
In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message is displayed that advises you to restart the computer.
To help reduce the possibility that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install this security update. For more information about the reasons why you may be prompted to restart, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/887012/ )Why you may be prompted to restart your computer after you install a security update on a Windows-based computer
Removal informationTo remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.
Security update replacement informationThis security update does not replace a previously released security update.