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Microsoft screws up somewhat on Tuesday patch

But it's OK now, security is paramount
Wed Feb 15 2006, 10:26
WE REPORTED YESTERDAY that a serious problem with Windows Media Player could be addressed by downloading the monthly Tuesday Windows update from Vole Central.

See Dangerous bug found in Windows Media Player.

We also reported that when we'd done so on two separate machines, we noticed that one of the patches failed to install.

This, fortunately, wasn't the WMP patch, which installed just fine. It was Security Update for Windows XP number KB913446.

This was undoubtedly a SNAFU, because this morning said patch now works fine. Below is a screen capture of the problem, which was also confirmed by many of our readers from all over the world. µ



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