Microsoft Patches VML Exploit

September 26, 2006


That was fast, way to go Microsoft!

Verify that you get the update, either through the Windows' automatic download (when you get the yellow shield in your system tray) or go to using Internet Explorer. If, for some reason, that doesn't work for you, go to using Firefox. Once you have the fix, if you followed my recommendation yesterday and un-registered the .dll, you should re-register it. Open a Run box (go to the Start button and click on Run). Paste the following into the Run window and then click OK:

regsvr32 "%CommonProgramFiles%\Microsoft Shared\VGX\vgx.dll"

You should get a pop-up telling you that you have successfully registered the .dll. If you would like to double-check that you are patched and running normally, you can go to this site using Internet Explorer: