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Microsoft Component Publisher

by golden1 / December 12, 2009 8:52 AM PST

I have XP Service Pack 2.

I went to MS to get security updates and got a box about installing Microsoft Component Publisher.

I am hesitant to install it because I don't trust it. I guess I don't understand enough about what to look for when checking the certificate for legitimacy. Anybody already installed it. Or know if it is legit?

Thanks in advance.

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Seems OK ...
by Kees Bakker / December 12, 2009 9:11 PM PST
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Microsoft Component Publisher
by golden1 / December 13, 2009 11:28 AM PST
In reply to: Seems OK ...

I installed it, however KB976325 would not install. After reading about what it is I wonder if I need it? Or what to do next?

It is Cumulative Security update for IE for Window XP.

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That's Definitely a Required Update..
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / December 13, 2009 2:38 PM PST

Any security updates for Internet Explorer should be installed. If you can't install it by using the standard Automatic Updates method, try downloading the manual installer from the link below. Click on the link below, scroll to the appropriate version of Internet Explorer on your operating system, then click on the associated link which will take you to the appropriate download. Download the appropriate file to your desktop, then close all browser and program windows, then run the file to install the update offline.

Hope this helps.


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Component Publsher
by golden1 / December 14, 2009 12:17 AM PST


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