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Support for Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) ends on July 12, 2011. To continue receiving security updates for Windows, make sure you're running Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 (SP2). For more information, refer to this Microsoft web page: Support is ending for some versions of Windows.


Microsoft has released security bulletin MS11-024. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft websites:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates:
Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals:
TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

Help protect your computer that is running Windows from viruses and malware:
Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country:
International Support

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Known issues and additional information about this security update

The following articles contain additional information about this security update as it relates to individual product versions. The articles may contain known issue information. If this is the case, the known issue is listed under each article link.

  • 2491683 MS11-024: Description of the security update for Windows Fax Cover Page Editor: April 12, 2011

  • 2506212 MS11-024: Description of the security update for Windows Fax Cover Page Editor MFC components: April 12, 2011

    The following are the known issues in security update 2506212. For more information about these known issues, see security update 2506212.

    • After you install this security update, an application that uses objects that are derived from the CArchive class may crash.

    • After you install the Windows Fax Services component on Windows Server 2003, update 2506212 will be offered even if you have already installed it.

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