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    MS04-028 (GDI+) and KB885884 (Office XP SP3)

    After a clean install of Windows XP SP2 and then other programs such as Office XP with Office XP SP3, I have installed the appropriate updates for Windows and Office.

    My issue for this post is: MS04-028 - Buffer Overrun in JPEG Processing (GDI+) Could Allow Code Execution (833987). The GDI+ problem didn

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    Re: MS04-028 (GDI+) and KB885884 (Office XP SP3)

    I wouldn't worry about it too much - create a system restore point and install the update. If it doesn't work out well, you can use the system restore point to return to the previous situation.

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    Re: MS04-028 (GDI+) and KB885884 (Office XP SP3)

    Sorry for so long time and no answer. I installed the update, after first creating a restore point (which I normally only do when in doubt if it will go well). Everything seems to work OK.

    But I am curious; this so-called Hotfix Package is for Windows XP SP2 and is about 4.3 MB. That is quite big to fix something that may have gone wrong with KB832332.

    If I take a look at the file "KB885884.log", which is the smallest log file in this category, no files seems to be copied other than uninstall files. And a peek at:

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    Re: MS04-028 (GDI+) and KB885884 (Office XP SP3)

    I have no more information than is available in the MSKB articles. Again, I wouldn't worry. If nothing has been altered, the installer for the patch may have determined that you already had the correct version or didn't need the patch.

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