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taffy078 Internet Explorer 11
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After some initial problems with the Microsoft August updates, I finally found and installed them with no problems.

I then scanned again - it seems that I now have two insecure IE 11 programs (11.0.9600.17937) but the 25 Windows updates included the Cumulative Security update for IE11 (KB3078071).

There are no other updates in Windows Updates so are the scan results wrong?

PS I did restart my PC after the updates.

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Maurice Joyce RE: Internet Explorer 11
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Is KB3087985 installed? As my other post explained this OOB was released on the 19th. This refers:

https://community.qualys.com/blogs/laws-of-vulnera...

If need be run a Qualy Browser check is double check all is in order or use MBSA to complete an audit.

By chance I am running your version of PSI and everything appears to be in order and has been seen 11th August when I installed it.

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taffy078 RE: Internet Explorer 11
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Hi Maurice - I was just signing in to post that I'd just found that PSI wants 3087985. But Windows Updates are shown as up to date.

I'll check out your other suggestion and get back.

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Maurice Joyce RE: Internet Explorer 11
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That could make sense - KB3078071 MUST be installed correctly and be functional before KB3087985 will show for installation.

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taffy078 RE: Internet Explorer 11
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It gets worse, Maurice. I followed your link from where I followed the link to 3087985. But this has taken me to yet another critical update - 3088903 (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/securi...).

I'm losing the plot!

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Maurice Joyce RE: Internet Explorer 11
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That is part of 85. Click this link

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.a...

Install the update then reboot then rescan with PSI and the problem should be history if KB 3078071 is installed correctly.

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taffy078 RE: Internet Explorer 11
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First the good news. All up to date!

But it was strange, Maurice. I'm posting full details in case anyone else with the same problem reads this thread.

I followed the link. The page was headed Security Update for IE11 for windows 7 (KB3087985). Both 3078071 & 3087985 showed under details and they had part of the same file name: IE11-Windows6.1 followed by the KB number. The first was 22.2 MB, the second 7.6 MB and, yes, I was confused by "Windows6.1".

I clicked on 3087985 [as 3078071 is already installed] but then got a message that "this is not applicable to your computer". I then went back, decided to try 3078071 [in case it hadn't installed correctly earlier] but that too said "not applicable to your computer".

I then downloaded and installed MBSA - wow, from where I sit, Maurice, it's brilliant and has also found some minor stuff as well as confirming that I was missing KB3087985. I followed its link - to the normal Windows Update screen and from there installed that KB update.

When I created this thread, I first of all checked for updates - there were none. Then a Microsoft page said KB3087985 was 'not for me'. Then MBSA said I did need the update and it found it for me.

I'm not bothered about what caused all this - but if anyone else reads this having gone down that tortuous road, download MBSA!

Thanks again Maurice.

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