Re: Q329414 MDAC patch - how do I know it is applied?

From: Sharlene (spelliott99@yahoo.ca)
Date: 11/22/02


From: "Sharlene" <spelliott99@yahoo.ca>
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2002 07:49:48 -0800

Great, thanks! I agree, I think the wording needs to be
changed. I found it quite confusing.
>-----Original Message-----
>In article <101c801c2922e$6a0be2f0
$8df82ecf@TK2MSFTNGXA02>, selliott99
>@yahoo.ca says...
>> I ran the security patch on two computers running
Windows
>> 2000 (SP2), and it seemed to install properly.
However, I
>> read the security bulletin (MS02-065), and it says to
>> check the Program Files\Common Files\System\msadc
folder
>> for a list of files. However, none of those files
appear
>> in that folder on my system. Has the patch still been
>> applied? How can I tell? Thanks.
>>
>Please try this to see if it helps you, I have copied it
from a follow-
>up post I made a few minutes ago on the same topic:
>
>I would like to suggest that MS rework their KB article
for this patch
>to correct the inaccurate information they have listed
regarding the
>files that are installed. Specifically, they list the
following:
>
>__________________________________________________________
_____________
>The following files are copied to the Program
Files\Common Files\System
>\msadc folder.
> Date Time Version Size File name
> -------------------------------------------------------
-
> 21-Sep-2002 00:36 2.53.6202.0 856,768 Msadce25.dll
> 09-Oct-2002 21:16 2.12.5118.0 135,440 Msadco21.dll
> 21-Sep-2002 00:36 2.53.6202.0 430,080 Msadco25.dll
> 25-Sep-2002 18:47 2.62.9119.1 147,728 Msadco26.dll
> 09-Oct-2002 21:16 2.12.5118.0 49,936 Msadcs21.dll
> 21-Sep-2002 00:36 2.53.6202.0 135,168 Msadcs25.dll
> 25-Sep-2002 18:47 2.62.9119.1 57,616 Msadcs26.dll
> 21-Sep-2002 00:36 2.53.6202.0 615,655
Msdaprst25.dll
>NOTE: Because of file dependencies, this update may
contain additional
>files.
>__________________________________________________________
_____________
>
>However, NONE of those files is actually there BY THOSE
NAMES. It
>appears that the two-digit number refers to the MDAC
version already on
>the machine, but it does NOT appear in the file name.
>
>So, a machine with MDAC 2.5 will have a files:
>21-Sep-2002 00:36 2.53.6202.0 856,768 Msadce.dll
>21-Sep-2002 00:36 2.53.6202.0 430,080 Msadco.dll
>21-Sep-2002 00:36 2.53.6202.0 135,168 Msadcs.dll
>21-Sep-2002 00:36 2.53.6202.0 615,655 Msdaprst.dll
>
>And, a machine with MDAC 2.6 will have files:
>25-Sep-2002 18:47 2.62.9119.1 147,728 Msadco.dll
>25-Sep-2002 18:47 2.62.9119.1 57,616 Msadcs.dll
>
>Finally, a machine with MDAC 2.1 will have files:
>09-Oct-2002 21:16 2.12.5118.0 135,440 Msadco.dll
>09-Oct-2002 21:16 2.12.5118.0 49,936 Msadcs.dll
>
>Hope this helps! Brought to you by a company just a wee
bit smaller
>than Microsoft! ;)
>.
>



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