April 12, 2005 Enterprise Update Scan Tool v2 (standalone version)

Enterprise Update Scan Tool (standalone version) for detecting needed updates prescribed in the security bulletins released in April 2005.
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    727 KB

    KB Articles: KB896597

    Security bulletins:MS05-022

      Microsoft has released a new tool designed to help enterprises detect updates provided with the Microsoft Security Bulletins released April 12, 2005. This tool is a command line scanning tool built for the sole purpose of helping customers determine systems that may need security updates provided with the released bulletins. Users of this tool should have experience in deploying software to corporate environments and with using command line tools. More information on this tool can be found in the readme.rtf documentation packaged with the tool download.
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 2000 Service Pack 3, Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, Windows Small Business Server 2003 , Windows XP Service Pack 1, Windows XP Service Pack 2

      • Other software: Internet Explorer 6.0 or later; MSXML 3.0; Windows Script Host; Windows Installer 2.0 or later.

      1. Click the download link on this page and save the download to your computer.

      2. Double-click the self-extracting executable file to open.

      3. Run the setup package.

      4. Open the folder you chose to extract the files to, and review the readme.rtf document for further instructions.
    • What is the Enterprise Update Scan Tool (EST)?
      As part of an ongoing commitment to provide detection tools for bulletin-class issues, a stand-alone tool has been provided. When a detection tool is created for a specific bulletin, customers will be able to script running the tool from a command line interface, and process the results using an XML output file. Detailed documentation will be provided with the tool to ensure customers can leverage it quickly. There will also be a version of the tool that SMS customers can obtain that offers an integrated experience for SMS administrators from the SMS Web site
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