The update that this article describes has been replaced by a newer update. We recommend that you install the most current cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To install the most current update, go to the following Microsoft website:

http://windowsupdate.microsoft.comFor more technical information about the most current cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, go to the following Microsoft website:

https://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin

Summary

This security update resolves several reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage in Internet Explorer. This security update helps protect Internet Explorer from being attacked.

Additionally, this security update includes several non-security-related fixes for Internet Explorer.

Update Information

How to obtain this update

Microsoft update

Use the Windows automatic updating feature to install the update from Microsoft Update. To do this, see Get security updates automatically on the Microsoft Safety and Security Center website.

Microsoft Download Center

To download the security updates, see the download links in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-009.

Help installing updates:
Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals:
TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

Help protect your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country:
International Support

Additional information about this security updateThe 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 below each article link.

  • 3021952 MS15-009: Description of the security update for Internet Explorer: February 10, 2015

  • 3034196 MS15-009: Description of the security update for JScript9.dll in Internet Explorer: February 10, 2015

More Information

Security update deployment

Windows Server 2003 (all editions)Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file names

For Internet Explorer 6 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2003:
WindowsServer2003-KB3021952-x86-ENU.exe

For Internet Explorer 6 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
WindowsServer2003-KB3021952-x64-ENU.exe

For Internet Explorer 6 for all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
WindowsServer2003-KB3021952-ia64-ENU.exe

For Internet Explorer 7 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2003:
IE7-WindowsServer2003-KB3021952-x86-ENU.exe

For Internet Explorer 7 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
IE7-WindowsServer2003-KB3021952-x64-ENU.exe

For Internet Explorer 7 for all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
IE7-WindowsServer2003-KB3021952-ia64-ENU.exe

For Internet Explorer 8 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2003:
IE8-WindowsServer2003-KB3021952-x86-ENU.exe

For Internet Explorer 8 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
IE8-WindowsServer2003-KB3021952-x64-ENU.exe

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 262841

Update log file

For Internet Explorer 6 for all supported 32-bit editions, x64-based editions, and Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
KB3021952.log

For Internet Explorer 7 for all supported 32-bit editions, x64-based editions, and Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
KB3021952-IE7.log

For Internet Explorer 8 for all supported 32-bit editions and x64-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
KB3021952-IE8.log

Restart requirement

Yes, you must restart your system after you apply this security update.

Removal information

For Internet Explorer 6 for all supported 32-bit editions, x64-based editions, and Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
Use Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel or the Spuninst.exe utility located in the Use the Spuninst.exe utility, located in the %Windir%\$NTUninstallKB3021952$\Spuninst folder

For Internet Explorer 7 for all supported 32-bit editions, x64-based editions, and Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
Use Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel or the Spuninst.exe utility located in the %Windir%\ie7updates\KB3021952-IE7\spuninst folder

For Internet Explorer 8 for all supported 32-bit editions and x64-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
Use Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel or the Spuninst.exe utility located in the %Windir%\ie8updates\KB3021952-IE8\spuninst folder

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3021952

Registry key verification

For Internet Explorer 6 for all supported 32-bit editions, x64-based editions, and Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Server 2003\SP3\KB3021952\Filelist

For Internet Explorer 7 for all supported 32-bit editions, x64-based editions, and Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Server 2003\SP0\KB3021952-IE7\Filelist

For Internet Explorer 8 for all supported 32-bit editions and x64-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Server 2003\SP0\KB3021952-IE8\Filelist

Windows Vista (all editions)Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file names

For Internet Explorer 7 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Vista:
Windows6.0-KB3021952-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 7 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Vista:
Windows6.0-KB3021952-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 8 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Vista:
IE8-Windows6.0-KB3021952-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 8 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Vista:
IE8-Windows6.0-KB3021952-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 9 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Vista:
IE9-Windows6.0-KB3021952-x86.msu
IE9-Windows6.0-KB3034196-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 9 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows Vista:
IE9-Windows6.0-KB3021952-x64.msu
IE9-Windows6.0-KB3034196-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

Yes, you must restart your system after you apply this security update.

Removal information

WUSA.exe does not support uninstall of updates. To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, click Control Panel, and then click Security. Under Windows Update, click View installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3021952
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3034196

Registry key verification

Note A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Windows Server 2008 (all editions)Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file names

For Internet Explorer 7 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3021952-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 7 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3021952-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 7 in all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3021952-ia64.msu

For Internet Explorer 8 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2008:
IE8-Windows6.0-KB3021952-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 8 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
IE8-Windows6.0-KB3021952-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 9 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2008:
IE9-Windows6.0-KB3021952-x86.msu
IE9-Windows6.0-KB3034196-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 9 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
IE9-Windows6.0-KB3021952-x64.msu
IE9-Windows6.0-KB3034196-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

Yes, you must restart your system after you apply this security update.

Removal information

WUSA.exe does not support uninstall of updates. To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, click Control Panel, and then click Security. Under Windows Update, click View installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3021952
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3034196

Registry key verification

Note A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Windows 7 (all editions)Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For Internet Explorer 8 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB3021952-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 8 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB3021952-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 9 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 7:
IE9-Windows6.1-KB3021952-x86.msu
IE9-Windows6.1-KB3034196-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 9 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:
IE9-Windows6.1-KB3021952-x64.msu
IE9-Windows6.1-KB3034196-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1:
IE10-Windows6.1-KB3021952-x86.msu
IE10-Windows6.1-KB3034196-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1:
IE10-Windows6.1-KB3021952-x64.msu
IE10-Windows6.1-KB3034196-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1:
IE11-Windows6.1-KB3021952-x86.msu
IE11-Windows6.1-KB3034196-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1:
IE11-Windows6.1-KB3021952-x64.msu
IE11-Windows6.1-KB3034196-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

Yes, you must restart your system after you apply this security update.

Removal information

To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, and then under Windows Update, click View installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3021952
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3034196

Registry key verification

Note A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Windows Server 2008 R2 (all editions)Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For Internet Explorer 8 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB3021952-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 8 in all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB3021952-ia64.msu

For Internet Explorer 9 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
IE9-Windows6.1-KB3021952-x64.msu
IE9-Windows6.1-KB3034196-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 10 for Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1:
IE10-Windows6.1-KB3021952-x64.msu
IE10-Windows6.1-KB3034196-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 11 for Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1:
IE11-Windows6.1-KB3021952-x64.msu
IE11-Windows6.1-KB3034196-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

Yes, you must restart your system after you apply this security update.

Removal information

To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, and then under Windows Update, click View installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3021952
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3034196

Registry key verification

Note A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 (all editions)Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For Internet Explorer 10 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 8:
Windows8-RT-KB3021952-x86.msu
Windows8-RT-KB3034196-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 10 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows 8:
Windows8-RT-KB3021952-x64.msu
Windows8-RT-KB3034196-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 11 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB3021952-x86.msu
Windows8.1-KB3034196-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 11 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB3021952-x64.msu
Windows8.1-KB3034196-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

Yes, you must restart your system after you apply this security update.

Removal information

To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, click Windows Update, and then under See also, click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3021952
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3034196

Registry key verification

Note A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 (all editions)Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For Internet Explorer 10 in all supported editions of Windows Server 2012:
Windows8-RT-KB3021952-x64.msu
Windows8-RT-KB3034196-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 11 in all supported editions of Windows Server 2012 R2:
Windows8.1-KB3021952-x64.msu
Windows8.1-KB3034196-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

Yes, you must restart your system after you apply this security update.

Removal information

To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, click Windows Update, and then under See also, click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3021952
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3034196

Registry key verification

Note A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Windows RT and Windows RT 8.1 (all editions)Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Deployment

This update is available through Windows Update.

Restart Requirement

Yes, you must restart your system after you apply this security update.

Removal Information

Click Control Panel, click System and Security, click Windows Update, and then under See also, click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

Not applicable


File name

SHA1 hash

SHA256 hash

IE10-Windows6.1-KB3021952-x64.msu

CEF295FA07D94C053D62359380F29535201FF99D

D03FB8CEB64D5A64D3B72A4B4A03F7D5C52D6CACD2545E71E9BA3E3172DDA285

IE10-Windows6.1-KB3021952-x86.msu

F8BB523821F394CE0163EF56E9EC8CC5B739328C

B916EF6C6ED355A9C50AB438390BAF67036D53FA89A18CABD6536DBAA31A73A4

IE10-Windows6.1-KB3034196-x64.msu

F5BE3766A5F5B35036CE42078DEE6C4CCC475F70

2A5F2C4099EA6489BEAC74CC9DCA8F1C1422BBED62DD46524563D16730C42266

IE10-Windows6.1-KB3034196-x86.msu

40E239B10F2B843871C7EC38466E03BC3FBF964F

5C65258774124CD8B3C0E13A62E03D966DDA3A143CCD2C52D2323092C18A2F09

IE11-Windows6.1-KB3021952-x64.msu

33AE2C3AC484A0EE9BA13597938F7AD0FA210F7A

422C934A82D229159C942CA647C3B36DE44258DF179CD2C75890F07CB077EBD9

IE11-Windows6.1-KB3021952-x86.msu

34C3E214F853CE20E8E787276893FE210EBACBD6

ABBEE32DCA2318B65BC456CF047F3983A54D47D1929817BE27E082E2A9D2808C

IE11-Windows6.1-KB3034196-x64.msu

0769EA8B6B180F3A48BB776621127DB7A33CEB56

1BF2BA9AAE4BBE08ED8CDE222B6D4EB8E21409DD161AB25262EA3738D9E72C10

IE11-Windows6.1-KB3034196-x86.msu

CD89FDB520CA5601F1A8AA5988BA2FBBE9D9FDB9

EC7EB4EF89037CE5202F98FD4FB8547FB236B8DBEC53779AB1F1E998EEE3D291

IE7-WindowsServer2003-KB3021952-ia64-ENU.exe

4B3DC497A62CF84D517A7BA9D5694F7C8ECB0D22

9B04E94B3CEEFEDE3E17C237D875BEF6F4D701C699D96515165EB229243EA693

IE7-WindowsServer2003-KB3021952-x64-ENU.exe

619684B5087453B8F33AB43385FD5484742FEB69

8804FEC60AFE773987FDEFACF942220E35F419EE0B004962D709E3B335D73671

IE7-WindowsServer2003-KB3021952-x86-ENU.exe

206F6E0022DD4B6A2A0FC837BDD234CDD019C3B1

F8889A3F0797A665F000949A925034FCB8768183FDC7C87FDECE1BBB5DDE4A30

IE8-Windows6.0-KB3021952-x64.msu

C1F5535658C88F7B445DCFFB5A8FF9D62BECAB5D

D1D3310749EA1E42DFEA7DF5D4C8D8A1B4AA97E83AABCA8B1F83FB1D42BEF61B

IE8-Windows6.0-KB3021952-x86.msu

A5740029F150880BAC1CFF257A48068B79995379

532DB997F10D39A0000CBB9AB77274C74CEEA35E1D5F518AB083EDEE62221AD2

IE8-WindowsServer2003-KB3021952-x64-ENU.exe

A63C900A4CCA10E8F29AD60BE9D92CA6E67438B4

B223A29C60378295F0533EBA572E26A54477D6BA6BCE16DD7A3C9DD6D2C146B0

IE8-WindowsServer2003-KB3021952-x86-ENU.exe

FE58A5E0A491164A1BC3620F337FD3FB9B556545

74EA95F2AE85C178963B8AD77406000E3B038E3C380B8CA1A016E96EE880B777

IE9-Windows6.0-KB3021952-x64.msu

4F4B214851C587B8AB14AC8DF7DC29DF75F8405A

B25D3C1B02D58CAC653320F016D4513566BCC41396DBE803CAF8C69B782CBFC9

IE9-Windows6.0-KB3021952-x86.msu

C1EDFCAFACFCB6F8ACA398D9130AAD315B6EC10A

9ECA20431FAB3DF90813F51543A885840CF6A0B6578EA397AC0505AE3EBDFB74

IE9-Windows6.0-KB3034196-x64.msu

7963C4A4BF0CDBF60CBBFD53951816CADE9499FF

0D018B62FCD565906D40FAC2E453C0A11E4709DB0101DDCA246A4B28435619EC

IE9-Windows6.0-KB3034196-x86.msu

67E27C2B8A85FCA2EF7065984E2932566D982EDF

C5F41D80058D7CBA4FCF3A217FB39BD3383CE2C5494BC7A037101D96126F363B

IE9-Windows6.1-KB3021952-x64.msu

815E55F1F54A2C6FA814FDDECA9C0CF2D208CA0D

A6B5A7B333EC19512E4B6CB3CDCCB76982B57001B8BD382138D6625D92C224A9

IE9-Windows6.1-KB3021952-x86.msu

CB524B3E18B177FC9D48DF94853EF2656EB7A8A1

08E0607C673AEA2117E64B501AF74198396B00721D8EC43C7BD4E54BE95EA67D

IE9-Windows6.1-KB3034196-x64.msu

D8D5A9FCB0442A34C907843951A737ED0E14537B

69B4AC24E8588F970927CC6210E921C57878B3FC1F18848814CF1E1135AD1F74

IE9-Windows6.1-KB3034196-x86.msu

A4BF295FBE0A42527EE81669D67E0FFC9499E637

7809D8C26A22DE31A4A8EEEF7919E0CC99633658F34021FA674329D4CF93C80C

Windows6.0-KB3021952-ia64.msu

2D54F1DB273F9DA659F57B6DC6E177CB4B7BEA5E

73D50BAD3063322EDFDD944EA3250ADC479C6EF5C5EE0C8EA09D3FA1BB7F31A6

Windows6.0-KB3021952-x64.msu

9B460D2BF068D73012AA858016ED4B38E8BFF16C

16484941B0AD88CD7542CB1423CD38D23A0488BEC98BDCF09D45BAB4C89B0FEE

Windows6.0-KB3021952-x86.msu

1A0EB891317BF6F52C764CD80D21A94E641159F8

16CD1E58D6C5372F721ADED91A4BF10F6A55163E3AFE833603CBA6EE27EEC3D0

Windows6.1-KB3021952-ia64.msu

359F543F444F50AA0E9D51956EE82C165E6E09C4

111A79BE86A4E25B0A1356391B3BB6B0364113C3AD7252D6DF2E30C13196A5BE

Windows6.1-KB3021952-x64.msu

B88447A78D5E9FEF210B402A4CA62D41C0A05C59

49DD78707E547E5DFA047DB0B36F8CD68915E76995A0F196AC6022916112264F

Windows6.1-KB3021952-x86.msu

4AD9FABC6D297499EB3AEFCC7B397FB91CBCEC19

FB75B013E8DDE7A94CDCD6F50729C977761FB635AB106A0FC6D7E934BB3FCD86

Windows8.1-KB3021952-arm.msu

0B880DA653E45A6705A37D42A0A28FACCD801F76

8F9B322336DB99A92AF8B143B162C81D281AACAF743849E41AE1B3376B9D4FA1

Windows8.1-KB3021952-x64.msu

D2B10498BBBA1F8FA326E51989A2076FCC7CFFB7

1E19D92B94FA264C38C1373E3B85F363C8890A6C6A9594C22D308C4B958AF5C3

Windows8.1-KB3021952-x86.msu

8DD702C5357A983CB91963573445F1FCD26C16BD

D1D645A050D564E1B50978D83FB67037597FCA62B49CDCE8F859004DC10892CA

Windows8.1-KB3034196-arm.msu

89D4052950B716A820C7B8C75AA7C93947199E8B

B3F49B60F29F2B69085B2C305BEDE379E7357E308C4B8AB5BE624C5B5B0B9A4C

Windows8.1-KB3034196-x64.msu

4945A5C078647C6F281A4D18FD5768A21EC65EE6

82D343E2C01F34F13EB33ECBF15F77A521E6D485ADD79A5949F208CE206B6723

Windows8.1-KB3034196-x86.msu

C78B9A911C798BF7E87ABD3E661553730955BB11

E0927F8006016B24AE26F6447CAB1B79F7BEC5131EF40B0EF8A42A5E3DF81B42

Windows8-RT-KB3021952-arm.msu

565103A5B6365C07757E723A5B69AE13BE3E209A

482CDD31C9EF28B50BF3207C266117A834953B293C0D3713C820001BD804BEAB

Windows8-RT-KB3021952-x64.msu

9C88A78818D8402A1D67A0AE3135F7D7D21F562B

C6113334B8B85D909332F630EEE1ECA6ED28E0DBD7298416DE12458A549251CF

Windows8-RT-KB3021952-x86.msu

6855317F6533C37EF425CB0E56E2EAF4EF65C165

115719C8F5C56B368C2D459072067FE4253C2CB4F09A65C50BEA3A390A6B682D

Windows8-RT-KB3034196-arm.msu

F8768CA4C328CF082A243144FAD7DBDE09B75274

C21DD7AB89E41CECE20FE2127564C4BD22E85D2BFB2E96AB993C5B861F42EA7E

Windows8-RT-KB3034196-x64.msu

3A5A2DA51FA5BEB62556A79A6DD685757C4A73B4

5965C3FDF0D93E0FED94B795BB6F3A236E4FD3264A7D567A856CAB0ACB19242C

Windows8-RT-KB3034196-x86.msu

AD64BCFABC7C6FE92BF22282BEE1B3560822DE1F

9B686BC7E8F2915137A7BDC4F3B463D5ACB2BE604F707069C885E54DFFCBCD1A

WindowsServer2003-KB3021952-x64-ENU.exe

2742BEA5283ADCA73F596F3B774FFD6AFA90BD5A

8776A717276C1F505E2F295F07FDBFEC2815BD63940B183FA902AA92951C4C66

WindowsServer2003-KB3021952-x86-ENU.exe

897EE46DF4FDDDA65AAC285D65478480FBCA1E03

D25D36F154B2FDEC211676A85F326017DC32E4364FED1CB1BEEAF8559CA3F516


If you are not sure which version of Windows that you are running or whether it is a 32-bit version or 64-bit version, open System Information (Msinfo32.exe), and review the value that is listed for System Type. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, and then click Run, or click Start Search.

  2. Type msinfo32.exe, and then press Enter.

  3. In System Information, review the value for System Type.

    • For 32-bit editions of Windows, the System Type value is x86-based PC.

    • For 64-bit editions of Windows, the System Type value is x64-based PC.

For more information about how to determine whether you are running a 32-bit or 64-bit edition of Windows, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

827218How to determine whether a computer is running a 32-bit version or a 64-bit version of the Windows operating system

Security update 3034682 packages for Windows Server 2003 include Internet Explorer hotfix files and general distribution release (GDR) files. If no existing Internet Explorer files are from the hotfix environment, security update 2936068 installs the GDR files.

Hotfixes are intended to correct only the problems that are described in the Microsoft Knowledge Base articles that are associated with the hotfixes. Apply hotfixes only to systems that are experiencing these specific problems.

These hotfixes may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next service pack that contains these hotfixes. For more information about how to install the hotfixes that are included in security update 2936068, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

897225How to install hotfixes that are included in cumulative security updates for Internet Explorer
Note In addition to installing hotfix files, review the Microsoft Knowledge Base article that is associated with the specific hotfix that you have to install to determine the registry modification that is required to enable that specific hotfix.

For more information about how to determine whether your existing Internet Explorer files are from the hotfix or from the GDR environment, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824994Description of the contents of Windows Server 2003 software update packages

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!

×