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MS08-052: Description of the security update for GDI+ for Visual Studio .NET 2003 Service Pack 1: September 9, 2008

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Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-052. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

Help protect your computer that is running Windows from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country: International Support

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Known issues with this security update

  • To install this security update, you must have Windows Installer 3.1 installed on the computer. To obtain the latest Windows Installer for the computer, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
  • For more information about issues that may occur when you install the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    939043 A shared file is rolled back when you uninstall a previously installed update for one edition or SKU on a computer that has more than one edition or SKU of any version of Visual Studio installed
    939400 Any files that are shared by the two editions of Visual Studio .NET 2003 Service Pack 1 or of Visual Studio .NET 2002 Service Pack 1 are deleted when you uninstall the edition of the service pack that you installed first
    938244 The file version is rolled back to the version that was installed by the last service pack when you remove an update for the .NET Framework 1.0, the .NET Framework 1.1, Visual Studio .NET 2002, or Visual Studio .NET 2003
    944298 Error message when you try to install an update for Visual Studio 2005, for Visual Studio .NET 2003, or for Visual Studio .NET 2002: "The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable"
    942380 Error message when you try to apply a hotfix or an update: "Error 9002. Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Hotfix (KBxxxxxx) cannot be installed because you have one or more hotfixes installed. Remove them and try again"

Command-line switches for this security update

You can find information about the various command-line switches that are supported by this security update in security bulletin MS08-052 and on the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site: For more information about Windows Installer, visit the following MSDN Web site:

Update removal information

To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel.

File information

The English (United States) version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
File nameVersionDateTimeSize

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Article Info
Article ID : 947737
Revision : 4
Created on : 5/8/2012
Published on : 5/8/2012
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