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This article describes some updates that improve the content in warning messages that you receive when you try to run local executable files in Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012.
These updates change the content in the warning messages that you receive when you try to run local executable files. These changes help you make more informed decisions about whether you should run the executable files.
How to obtain these updatesTo download the update for Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012, go to the following Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article:
2876415To download the updates for Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2, go to the following KB articles.
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2876415/ )Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012 update rollup: September 2013
Note You must first install updates 2792100 and 2798162 to change the content in the warning messages.
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2792100/ )MS13-009: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer: February 12, 2013
2798162Then, install update 2868116 from Windows Update or Microsoft Download Center.
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2798162/ )Update to improve messaging in dialog boxes when you run executable files in Windows: June 13, 2013
Windows UpdateThese updates are available from Windows Update
Microsoft Download CenterThe following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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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.
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ )How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
PrerequisitesTo apply this hotfix, you must be running one of the following operating systems:
Registry informationTo apply this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
Restart requirementYou may be prompted to restart the computer after you apply this update.
Update replacement informationThis update does not replace a previously released update.
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
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Article ID: 2868116 - Last Review: September 10, 2013 - Revision: 1.0