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    Windows Update on 6-11-2012

    Has anyone seen this update, KB2703157? This is not discussed on Susan's post. Exactly what is it and is it necessary to a home user environment? I am trying to see if it is at all necessary to install since some updates are not necessary. Thanks
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    This is what it's supposed to 'fix':
    Assume that you develop an application that makes use of the WinHTTP Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Service (WinHttpAutoProxySvc) or calls the WinHttpGetProxyForUrl function. When you run this application on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2, you encounter a memory leak issue.

    Note The memory leak issue is in the WinHTTP Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Service (WinHttpAutoProxySvc) host process. The issue occurs when the WinHttpGetProxyForUrl function is called. Therefore, the memory usage of the process increases every time that the WinHttpGetProxyForUrl function is called.
    Whether it may have any potentially unwanted side effects if implemented, I really don't know. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2703157

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    Does not look like something the average home user with a simple network needs. I do not use a proxy nor does any of my anti-virus software's or firewall.

    Thanks for the quick reply
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