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Optional updates for XP

by lktgdt / December 14, 2004 7:58 AM PST

In the optional updates there was a new one. KB887797. Can you tell me the reason to install this one? I couldn't find any info on it. Thanks!

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Update to Outlook Express
by Brent Welch / December 14, 2004 8:02 AM PST

Cumulative Update for Outlook Express 6 Service Pack 1
(KB887797)
Download size: 1.3 MB
This non-security update helps resolve various issues found in Outlook Express.

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KB887797
by lktgdt / December 14, 2004 8:04 AM PST

So, I have Windows XP Service Pack 2 No need? Thanks!

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If Windows Update
by Brent Welch / December 14, 2004 8:28 AM PST
In reply to: KB887797

shows this as available when you scan for updates, then I'd recommend that you get it, regardless.

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I agree
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / December 14, 2004 8:31 AM PST
In reply to: If Windows Update

Windows Update will have scanned your PC and seen that you don't have this update. As it is for OE, which most people have on their system, I agree you should download and install it.

Mark

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I agree also
by roddy32 / December 14, 2004 8:45 AM PST
In reply to: If Windows Update

I have XP SP2 also and Windows Update scanned and said I needed it too so I installed it. Also That update was NOT there earlier today because I checked SO it IS new. Unfortunately that KB article is ALSO not available at the moment LOL. Anyway, that update is in add/remove programs IF you checkmark the top of the window in add/remove programs that says "show updates" SO if Microsoft messed up and said we needed it and we actually didn't need it, we CAN remove it if necessary. Personally, I am leaving it there until I read the KB article.

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it didn't show when i went to Windows Update.
by dawillie / December 14, 2004 10:17 AM PST
In reply to: If Windows Update

link?

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David
by roddy32 / December 14, 2004 10:20 AM PST

Choose the "custom scan", not the "express scan". It SHOULD show up then on the left hand side where is says "Optional software updates".

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(NT) (NT) i did, nada.
by dawillie / December 14, 2004 1:50 PM PST
In reply to: David
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