Microsoft re-releases security update

kemical

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The recent update dated 27th August 2014 which caused issues and was withdrawn has now been re-released by Microsoft.
Be aware that this update still has issues:

Known issues with this security update
  • Known issue 1
    After you install this security update, fonts that are installed in a location other than the default fonts directory (%windir%\fonts\) cannot be changed when they are loaded into any active session. Attempts to change, replace, or delete these fonts are blocked, and a "File in use" message is displayed.

    For more information, go to the following Microsoft webpages:
    Font Installation and Deletion
    AddFontResource function
    AddFontResourceEx function
    RemoveFontResource function
    RemoveFontResourceEx function
  • Known issue 2
    After you install this update, the z-order of the windows is changed. (The z-order calls the SetWindowPos function together with the HWND_TOP parameter.) Therefore, the windows of certain applications may become invisible or may be incorrectly displayed behind other windows.

    Status
    We are currently working on a resolution for this issue.

    Notes
    This issue also occurs after you install the following updates:
    • 2965768 Stop error 0x3B when an application changes the z-order of a window in Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
    • 2970228 Update to support the new currency symbol for the Russian ruble in Windows
    • 2973201 MS14-039: Description of the security update for Windows on-screen keyboard: July 8, 2014
    • 2975719 August 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2
Ref:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2993651
 


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