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Microsoft has released security bulletin MS14-020. To learn more about this security bulletin:
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Prerequisites to apply this security updateThere are no prerequisites for installing this security update.
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.
See Why you may be prompted to restart your computer
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/887012/ )after you install a security update on a Windows-based computer for more information.
Security update replacement informationThis security update replaces the following security update:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2597971/ )MS13-042: Description of the security update for Publisher 2007 Service Pack 3: May 14, 2013
Removal informationNote We do not recommend that you remove any security update.
To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or use the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.
Note When you remove this security update, you may be prompted to insert the disc that contains Microsoft Office. Additionally, you may not have the option to uninstall this security update from the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel. There are several possible causes for this issue.
See Information about the ability to uninstall Office updates
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/903771/ )for more information.
File informationThe English (United States) version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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