Microsoft has released security bulletin MS12-022. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft websites:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help protect your PC from viruses and malware:

Virus Solution and Security CenterHelp installing updates:

Support for Microsoft UpdateSecurity solutions for IT Professionals:

TechNet Security Troubleshooting and SupportLocal support by country:

International Support

Known issues with this security update

  • The Microsoft Expression Design 3 update process will fail if the update is applied while Expression Design is running. To address this issue, exit the program and then reapply the update.

  • If you manually update Expression Design instead of using Windows Update,┬ácopy the update installer files to a local drive before you install. If you try to install from a network share, latency issues may occur. This can cause the installation to fail.

Prerequisites to apply this security update

There are no prerequisites for installing this security update.

Restart information

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

Security update replacement information

This security update does not replace a previously released security update.

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.

For Expression Design 3

File name

File version

File size







12:32 PM



Need more help?

Expand your skills
Explore Training
Get new features first
Join Microsoft Insiders

Was this information helpful?

What affected your experience?

Thank you for your feedback!