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    • Kernel Update Compatibility Assessment Tool (KB980966)

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          1. To start the download, click the Download button and then do one of the following, or select another language from Change Language and then click Change.
            • Click Run to start the file extraction immediately.
            • Click Save to copy the download to your computer for installation later.
          2. Open a command prompt to the directory where you extracted files from the download package.
          3. 3. At the command prompt type mpsyschk.exe to run the Update Compatibility Assessment Tool. The tool will return one of the following two responses:
            • MPSystemStateCheck: PASS

              If you receive a PASS result, it means that your computer has no compatibility issues with security update 977165.
            • MPSystemStateCheck: FAIL

              If you receive a FAIL result, it means that security update 977165 cannot be installed because of a problem on your computer. Proceeding with installation of the update could prevent your system from starting successfully. For more information, please visit http://www.microsoft.com/security/updates/015
          Note: The package also contains a sample script that can be leveraged to help automate an enterprise wide compatibility assessment.

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