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Windows 2000 Servers Users Take Note

If you are running Windows 2000 Server, there is a fix for a fix. Microsoft prepped a fix for a remote execution flaw, only to pull the patch because it wasn't entirely effective.

Now the patch has been done right, and was released earlier this week.

If you installed the first fix, you need not uninstall before putting on the new patch.

Posted by Doug Barney on 04/30/2010 at 1:17 PM


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