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Security Bulletin MS05-050 Revision

by Donna Buenaventura / November 9, 2005 11:40 PM PST
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Thanks Donna!
by glenn30 / November 10, 2005 12:15 AM PST

Do not know what I did but looks like I needed this update as I had installed the original KB904706 in October.

Thanks again! Grin


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Glenn, You Only Need It If the Quartz.dll File Is Wrong
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 10, 2005 12:57 AM PST
In reply to: Thanks Donna!
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Thanks Grif! This is all very confusing...
by glenn30 / November 10, 2005 1:28 AM PST

Need it or not I think I have it. Since I have DirectX 9.0c and running Win XP with SP-2, it was my reading of the following that I needed the update specified for those circumstances... so I downloaded and installed.


Thanks for your help... its difficult to really know what is needed anymore. Sad


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Glenn, XP SP2 Isn't One Of The Problems...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 10, 2005 1:39 AM PST

...and as such you probably didn't need to reinstall the patch..If you read the first answer under the "Frequently Asked Questions" section, you'll note that only W2000 SP4, Windows XP SP1, and Windows 2003 had issues and even then, only when certain circumstances applie.

Still, reapplying the patch won't hurt anything.

Hope this helps.


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No longer important since I now have it installed..
by glenn30 / November 10, 2005 2:13 AM PST

But this is where I took my cue that it was needed in MS05-050:

"Affected Software:

Microsoft DirectX 8.1 on Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 and Microsoft DirectX 9.0c on Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2 ? Download the update"

Sorry I did not read the FAQ's

Thanks and it did help!


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Glenn check the version of Quartz.dll
by Donna Buenaventura / November 10, 2005 1:47 AM PST

You mentioned that you have DirectX 9.0c in your Windows XP Service Pack 2. You must have v6.5.2600.2749 for Quartz.dll

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Donna, now resolved... I think!
by glenn30 / November 10, 2005 2:18 AM PST

Since I have installed the update it should have taken care of it. Note the above reply to Grif to see why I installed the update... way I read it the update was for DirectX 9.0c used with Win XP SP-2 using the download link they furnished under those criteria.

Thanks for your help.


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Glad to know you installed it
by Donna Buenaventura / November 10, 2005 2:25 AM PST

because "This security update replaces a prior security update."

Great work Glenn!

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