Microsoft has released security bulletin MS12-043. To view the complete security bulletin, go to one of the following Microsoft websites:
- Home users:
Skip the details: Download the updates for your home computer or laptop from the Microsoft Update website now:
- IT professionals:
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More information about 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, you receive a message 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:
887012 Why you may be prompted to restart your computer after you install a security update on a Windows-based computer
Removal informationNote We do not recommend that you remove any security update.
To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel.
Note When you remove this security update, you may be prompted to insert the disc that contains Microsoft Office 2003. 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.
For more information about the removal, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
903771 Information about the ability to uninstall Office updates
File informationThe English 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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Article ID: 2687627 - Last Review: Dec 11, 2012 - Revision: 1