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You are prompted to restart the computer after you apply a hotfix even though you have HotPatching enabled
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When you have HotPatching enabled on a server, you should not have to restart the computer after you apply a security update that supports HotPatching. However, Microsoft has identified HotPatching compatibility issues with several applications.
Microsoft has identified HotPatching compatibility issues with the following programs:
By default, some packages do not have HotPatching turned on. You can decide to install these packages by using HotPatching based on the programs that are running on the computers in your organization. For more information about how to install HotPatching enabled packages, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/897341/ )How to use HotPatching to install security updates for Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1
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Article ID: 922612 - Last Review: July 8, 2010 - Revision: 3.1