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    Security Update for Windows XP (KB823980)

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    This update addresses the vulnerability addressed in Microsoft Security Bulletin 03-026. Find out about more recent critical updates in the Overview section.
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      1.2 MB

      KB Articles: KB823980

        About this download: A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to remotely compromise a computer running Microsoft® Windows® and gain complete control over it. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows XP

        • Windows XP Professional
        • Windows XP Home Edition
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      • Other critical security updates are available: To find the latest security updates for you visit Windows Update and click "Express Install." To have the latest security updates delivered directly to your computer, visit Protect your PC and follow the 3 easy steps to ensure you’re protected.