Re: "Microsoft Update" offers 898461 for XP SP3

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Subject: Re: "Microsoft Update" offers 898461 for XP SP3
Posted by:  PA Bear [MS MVP] (PABearM…@gmail.com)
Date: Tue, 27 May 2008

Free unlimited installation and compatibility support is available for
Windows XP, but only for Service Pack 3 (SP3), until 14 Apr-09. Chat and
e-mail support is available only in the United States and Canada.

. US:
http://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?ln=en-us&prid=11273&gprid=522131

. CA:
http://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?ln=en-ca&prid=11273&gprid=522131

. UK:
http://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?ln=en-gb&prid=11273&gprid=522131

. AU:
http://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?ln=en-au&prid=11273&gprid=522131

. Other:http://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?gprid=1173 | select
Windows XP | select Windows XP Service Pack 3

WinXP-specific newsgroup: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general

--
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Desktop Experience - since 2002
AumHa VSOP & Adminhttp://aumha.net
DTS-Lhttp://dts-l.net/

Stefan Kanthak wrote:
> Hi @ll,
>
> "Microsoft Update" just offered the update 898461 for my (german)
> XP SP3 system.
> According to MSKB 946480 this update has been included in SP3; but
> apparently this is wrong!
>
> Unfortunately this patch REALLY gets installed and writes OUTDATED
> files to my system:
>
>> C:\>dir %windir%\System32\Preinstall\WinSE\wxp_x86_0407_v1
>> Datenträger in Laufwerk C: ist WINDOWS
>> Volumeseriennummer: 2C36-0AF4
>>
>>  Verzeichnis von C:\WINDOWS\System32\Preinstall\WinSE\wxp_x86_0407_v1
>>
>> 27.05.2008  20:38    <DIR>          .
>> 27.05.2008  20:38    <DIR>          ..
>> 25.02.2005  05:34            15.584 spmsg.dll.ref
>> 25.02.2005  05:34          213.216 spuninst.exe.ref
>> 25.02.2005  05:34            22.752 spupdsvc.exe.ref
>> 25.02.2005  05:34            22.240 spcustom.dll.ref
>> 25.02.2005  05:34          727.776 update.exe.ref
>> 25.02.2005  05:34          378.080 updspapi.dll.ref
>>                6 Datei(en)      1.379.648 Bytes
>>                2 Verzeichnis(se), 10.514.202.624 Bytes frei
>>
>> C:\>filever %windir%\System32\Preinstall\WinSE\wxp_x86_0407_v1
>>        c:\windows\system32\preinstall\winse\wxp_x86_0407_v1\*.*
>> ----- W32i  DLL DEU        6.1.22.4 shp    15,584 02-25-2005
>> spmsg.dll.ref
>> ----- W32i  APP DEU        6.1.22.4 shp    213,216 02-25-2005
>> spuninst.exe.ref
>> ----- W32i  APP ENU        6.1.22.4 shp    22,752 02-25-2005
>> spupdsvc.exe.ref
>> ----- W32i  APP ENU        6.1.22.4 shp    22,240 02-25-2005
>> spcustom.dll.ref
>> ----- W32i  APP DEU        6.1.22.4 shp    727,776 02-25-2005
>> update.exe.ref
>> ----- W32i  DLL DEU        6.1.22.4 shp    378,080 02-25-2005
>> updspapi.dll.ref
>
> The current version of all these files, as delivered with XP SP3 for
> example, are but 6.3.13.0, their timestamps are 2007-08-10 20:4[45]!
>
> WHEN WILL MICROSOFT START TO LIVE TRUSTWORTHY COMPUTING?
>
> not amused
> Stefan Kanthak

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"Microsoft Update" offers 898461 for XP SP3 posted by Stefan Kanthak on Tue, 27 May 2008