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    Microsoft Virtual PC for Mac 6.1.2 Update

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    This update fixes a vulnerability that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of your computer's memory with malicious code. This update is recommended for all users who are using Virtual PC for Mac 6.1.1.
    • Version:

      6.1.2

      File Name:

      VirtualPC612UpdateEN-DE-FR.bin

      Date Published:

      8/14/2007

      File Size:

      13.9 MB

        This update fixes a vulnerability that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of your computer's memory with malicious code. This update is recommended for all users who are using Virtual PC for Mac 6.1.1. For more information, please read Knowledge Base (KB) article KB 937986 on the Microsoft Web site at support.microsoft.com.

        Applies to: Virtual PC for Mac 6.1.1 in English, French, German, and Japanese
    • Supported Operating System

      Mac OS X


        Before you can install this update, the Virtual PC for Mac 6.1.1 Update must be installed on your computer.

        In addition, your computer must meet the following minimum requirements:
        Processor: Macintosh PowerPC, native G3 or G4 machines (Intel processors are not supported)
        Operating system: Mac OS 9.2.2 (Classic) or a later version of Mac OS
        Memory: 192 MB of RAM
        Hard disk: 60 MB of available hard disk space is temporarily required to complete installation; after installation, the program requires 30 MB of hard disk space.
        Programs: Virtual PC for Mac 6.1.1 must be installed before you download this update.
        Internet access: Internet connection through either an Internet service provider (ISP) or a network. Internet access might require a fee to an ISP; local or long-distance telephone charges might also apply.

        Tip   If you're not sure whether your computer meets these requirements, see the Apple System Profiler program included with the Mac OS. If you are using Mac OS 9.x, you can start Apple System Profiler by clicking Apple System Profiler on the Apple menu. If you are using Mac OS X, you can start Apple System Profiler by double-clicking its program file in the Applications/Utilities folder on your hard disk.
      • Before you install this update
        • Quit any other programs that are running, including virus-protection programs, because they might interfere with installation.
        • If you are using Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2.2, make sure Allume Systems StuffIt Expander 5.5 or later is installed on your computer. If an earlier version of StuffIt Expander is installed on your computer, you might not be able to install this download.

        To install this update
        1. Print this page if you want to use it as a reference when you are offline.
        2. Make sure your computer meets the minimum system requirements.
        3. Click the Download button.
        4. Follow the instructions on the screen to save the file to your hard disk.
          If you are using Safari, the file is downloaded to the desktop unless you specified a different folder in the Preferences dialog box of Safari. (To check your preferences, on the Safari menu, click Preferences, and then click General.)
          If you are using Internet Explorer, the Download Manager saves the file to the desktop unless you specified a different folder in the Preferences dialog box of Internet Explorer. (To check your preferences, on the Explorer menu, click Preferences, and then click Download Options in the left pane).
        5. On your hard disk, double-click the file that you downloaded in step 4 to expand it.
          Depending on the Web browser that you are currently using, this step might be performed for you automatically.
        6. Double-click the Virtual PC 6.1.2 Update EN-DE-FR (for English, German, or French) or Virtual PC 6.1.2 Update JA (for Japanese) to start the setup program.
        To remove this update
        The Virtual PC for Mac 6.1.2 Update does not include an uninstall feature.
      • For additional information about the Virtual PC for Mac 6.1.2 Update, after you install it, see Virtual PC Help.

        For additional assistance, visit the Microsoft Web site at www.microsoft.com/mac.

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