This article describes an update that resolves certain application compatibility issues and reliability issues in Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack 2 (SP2). These issues may occur on a Windows Vista-based computer after you install security update 936181. This security update is announced in security bulletin MS07-042.
For more information about security update 936181, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Description of the security update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0: August 14, 2007
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Note Download the 941833 package now.
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To apply the package on your computer, you must use the Run as administrator
option by right-clicking the package.
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You must have Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML) 4.0 installed to apply this update.
If the Msxml4.dll file is being used, you must restart the computer after you apply this update.
Update replacement information
This update does not replace any other updates.
The English version of this 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.
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| File name|| File version|| File size|| Date|| Time|
To work around this problem, use one of the following methods.
Use Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML) 6.0 instead of MSXML 4.0.
Modify the client application to release all the instances of objects that are created. Do this before the client application unloads the Msxml4.dll file.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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