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Anonymous
October 20, 2004 10:59:16 PM

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Microsoft sent message that 3 new updates are available (I've already
installed SP2, no real problems)
- Critical Update for Office XP on Windows XP Service Pack 2 (KB885884)
- Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for Windows XP Service
Pack 2 (KB834707)
- Microsoft GDI + Detection Tool (KB873374)
Not clear from details posted whether I even need them
thx

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Anonymous
October 21, 2004 12:07:13 AM

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In news:UJEdd.72279$cJ3.71834@fed1read06,
zona4351 <zona4351@cox.net> typed:

> Microsoft sent message that 3 new updates are available (I've
> already
> installed SP2, no real problems)
> - Critical Update for Office XP on Windows XP Service Pack 2
> (KB885884) - Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer
> for Windows XP
> Service Pack 2 (KB834707)
> - Microsoft GDI + Detection Tool (KB873374)
> Not clear from details posted whether I even need them


As far as I'm concerned, you should always install *all* critical
updates.

--
Ken Blake - Microsoft MVP Windows: Shell/User
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Anonymous
October 21, 2004 1:11:28 AM

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yes


--
The people think the Constitution protects their rights;
But government sees it as an obstacle to be overcome.


"zona4351" <zona4351@cox.net> wrote in message
news:UJEdd.72279$cJ3.71834@fed1read06...
| Microsoft sent message that 3 new updates are available
(I've already
| installed SP2, no real problems)
| - Critical Update for Office XP on Windows XP Service Pack
2 (KB885884)
| - Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for
Windows XP Service
| Pack 2 (KB834707)
| - Microsoft GDI + Detection Tool (KB873374)
| Not clear from details posted whether I even need them
| thx
|
|
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Anonymous
October 22, 2004 5:15:48 AM

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"zona4351" <zona4351@cox.net> wrote in message
news:UJEdd.72279$cJ3.71834@fed1read06...
> Microsoft sent message that 3 new updates are available (I've already
> installed SP2, no real problems)
> - Critical Update for Office XP on Windows XP Service Pack 2 (KB885884)
> - Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for Windows XP Service
> Pack 2 (KB834707)
> - Microsoft GDI + Detection Tool (KB873374)
> Not clear from details posted whether I even need them
> thx
>
>
With regard to Microsoft GDI + Detection Tool, could it be a tool to detect
dodgy versions of MS products?
Anonymous
October 22, 2004 5:15:49 AM

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GDI + protects you from contamonated pic files.
No need to be paranoid.

Spiderrman

On Fri, 22 Oct 2004 01:15:48 +1000, "Freddo" <homealone@hotmail.com>
wrote:

>
>"zona4351" <zona4351@cox.net> wrote in message
>news:UJEdd.72279$cJ3.71834@fed1read06...
>> Microsoft sent message that 3 new updates are available (I've already
>> installed SP2, no real problems)
>> - Critical Update for Office XP on Windows XP Service Pack 2 (KB885884)
>> - Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for Windows XP Service
>> Pack 2 (KB834707)
>> - Microsoft GDI + Detection Tool (KB873374)
>> Not clear from details posted whether I even need them
>> thx
>>
>>
>With regard to Microsoft GDI + Detection Tool, could it be a tool to detect
>dodgy versions of MS products?
>
Anonymous
October 22, 2004 10:24:18 PM

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"spiderrman" <whatsup@wb.com> wrote in message
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> GDI + protects you from contamonated pic files.
> No need to be paranoid.
>
> Spiderrman
>
> On Fri, 22 Oct 2004 01:15:48 +1000, "Freddo" <homealone@hotmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>>
>>"zona4351" <zona4351@cox.net> wrote in message
>>news:UJEdd.72279$cJ3.71834@fed1read06...
>>> Microsoft sent message that 3 new updates are available (I've already
>>> installed SP2, no real problems)
>>> - Critical Update for Office XP on Windows XP Service Pack 2 (KB885884)
>>> - Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for Windows XP
>>> Service
>>> Pack 2 (KB834707)
>>> - Microsoft GDI + Detection Tool (KB873374)
>>> Not clear from details posted whether I even need them
>>> thx
>>>
>>>
>>With regard to Microsoft GDI + Detection Tool, could it be a tool to
>>detect
>>dodgy versions of MS products?
>>
GDI + protects you from contaminated pic files. No need to be paranoid.

Thanks Spiderman, I've now installed it.
Anonymous
October 22, 2004 10:24:19 PM

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Just because you're paranoid, it doesn't mean that they
aren't after you.



"Freddo" <homealone@hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:4178c3b9$0$23895$afc38c87@news.optusnet.com.au...
|
| "spiderrman" <whatsup@wb.com> wrote in message
| news:9magn01boi2hjn5328vg396kdv3uua0i4r@4ax.com...
| > GDI + protects you from contamonated pic files.
| > No need to be paranoid.
| >
| > Spiderrman
| >
| > On Fri, 22 Oct 2004 01:15:48 +1000, "Freddo"
<homealone@hotmail.com>
| > wrote:
| >
| >>
| >>"zona4351" <zona4351@cox.net> wrote in message
| >>news:UJEdd.72279$cJ3.71834@fed1read06...
| >>> Microsoft sent message that 3 new updates are
available (I've already
| >>> installed SP2, no real problems)
| >>> - Critical Update for Office XP on Windows XP Service
Pack 2 (KB885884)
| >>> - Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for
Windows XP
| >>> Service
| >>> Pack 2 (KB834707)
| >>> - Microsoft GDI + Detection Tool (KB873374)
| >>> Not clear from details posted whether I even need them
| >>> thx
| >>>
| >>>
| >>With regard to Microsoft GDI + Detection Tool, could it
be a tool to
| >>detect
| >>dodgy versions of MS products?
| >>
| GDI + protects you from contaminated pic files. No need to
be paranoid.
|
| Thanks Spiderman, I've now installed it.
|
|
!