Microsoft Announced Monday that it had finally released critical updates that proved to be good news for small business servers everywhere. Five new security updates addressed a previously unpatched bug in the Internet Explorer browser that hackers had been taking advantage of for the past three weeks.
The software affected by this Explorer update for small business servers and others is virtually all inclusive and affects the following items:
Windows 2000 Advanced Server; Windows 2000 Datacenter Server; Windows 2000 Professional; Windows 2000 Server; Windows XP Home; Windows XP Professional Edition; Windows XP Professional 64-Bit; Windows Server 2003 for Small Business Server; the 2003 Windows Server; Datacenter; Windows Server 2003; Enterprise Edition; Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition; Windows Server 2003 for the Web; Windows Server 2003 Datacenter Edition for Itanium-based Systems; Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems; Windows Server 2003 Datacenter x64 Edition; Windows Server 2003 Enterprise x64 Edition; Windows 98; Windows 98 SE; Windows Me, Internet Explorer 5.01; Internet Explorer 6.0; Internet Explorer 6.0 for Windows XP Service Pack 2; Internet Explorer 6.0 for Windows Server 2003; Internet Explorer 6 for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 for Itanium Systems; Internet Explorer 6 for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition; Internet Explorer 6 for Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64.
Because so many systems and programs are affected, individuals in every realm of business and also those using Explorer for personal use are being encouraged to immediately download updates.
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