Update to improve messaging in dialog boxes when you run executable files in Windows

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Introduction


This article describes an update that improves the messaging in certain dialog boxes in Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008R2, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012. 

Resolution


This update changes the text in several dialog boxes that are presented when you try to run executable files. These changes should help you make more informed decisions about which files you should run or should not run.

Note This update will take effect only if update 2792100 is installed on the computer.
For more information about update 2792100, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2792100 MS13-009: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer: February 12, 2013

Update information

How to obtain this update

Windows Update
This update is available from Windows Update.
Microsoft Download Center
The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Operating systemUpdate
All supported x86-based versions of Windows 8Download Download the update package now.
All supported x64-based versions of Windows 8Download Download the update package now.
All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2012Download Download the update package now.
All supported x86-based versions of Windows 7Download Download the update package now.
All supported x64-based versions of Windows 7Download Download the update package now.
All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2Download Download the update package now.
All supported IA64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2Download Download the update package now.
All supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2008Download Download the update package now.
All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008Download Download the update package now.
All supported IA64-based versions of Windows Server 2008Download Download the update 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
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Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must be running Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows 8, or Windows Server 2012.

Registry information

To apply this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace a previously released update.

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More Information


For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates