Microsoft Security Advisory: Vulnerability in Web Proxy Auto Discovery (WPAD) could allow information disclosure

Support for Windows XP has ended

Microsoft ended support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

Support for Windows Server 2003 ended on July 14, 2015

Microsoft ended support for Windows Server 2003 on July 14, 2015. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

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Article ID: 945713 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 09:59:42 - Revision: 2.0

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