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    Kernel Update Compatibility Assessment Tool (KB980966)

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    This package contains a Kernel Update Compatibility Assessment Tool that administrators can use to determine whether the computers in an enterprise environment are compatible with security update MS10-015.
    • Version:

      980966

      File Name:

      KernelSystemStateCheck.exe

      Date Published:

      3/2/2010

      File Size:

      87 KB

      KB Articles: KB980966

        This package contains a Kernel Update Compatibility Assessment Tool that administrators can use to determine whether the computers in an enterprise environment are compatible with security update MS10-015. The package also contains a sample script that can be leveraged to help automate an enterprise wide compatibility assessment.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2, Windows Vista, Windows Vista Service Pack 1, Windows Vista Service Pack 2, Windows XP Service Pack 2, Windows XP Service Pack 3


        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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