MS08-052: Description of the security update for GDI+ for the .NET Framework 2.0: September 9, 2008

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Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-052. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

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Known issues with this security update

  • To install this security update, you must have Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 installed on your computer. To obtain the latest Windows Installer for your computer, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
  • For more information about installation issues with the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    923100 When you try to install an update for the .NET Framework 1.0, 1.1, 2.0, 3.0, or 3.5, you may receive Windows Update error code "0x643" or Windows Installer error code "1603"

File information

The English (United States) 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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Update removal information

To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel.
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