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Security Update, August 18, 2000

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Read Me First

This update resolves the "NetBIOS Name Server Protocol Spoofing" security vulnerability in some Windows-based networks. Installing this update will prevent a malicious user from misusing the Name Conflict and Name Release mechanisms that are part of Windows Internet Name Service (WINS). If this vulnerability is exploited, Windows 2000 and Windows NT® 4.0 computers would be unable to register a name on the network, or would lose their current name registration, making these computers unavailable as network resources.

For more information on this vulnerability, please read Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-047.

This update applies to the following versions of Windows NT 4.0 with Service Pack 4 or higher:

  • Windows NT 4.0 Workstation
  • Windows NT 4.0 Server
  • Windows NT 4.0 Server, Enterprise Edition

How to download and install
Note: Please save your work and close all open programs before installing.

  1. Select your language from the drop-down list above.
  2. Click Next.
  3. Click Download Now.
  4. Follow the instructions on your screen.

How to use

Please restart your computer to complete the install.

How to uninstall

  1. Click Start, point to Settings and click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add/Remove Programs.
  3. Select Windows 4.0 Hotfix [See Q269239 for more information] and click Add/Remove to uninstall.

 Last Updated: Monday, February 12, 2001
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