Windows 95 Updates

Windows Security Update, March 17, 2000
Adds the latest security patches to Windows 95
Update for Web Connections using SGC
Some computers may be unable to connect to Web servers using SGC for strong encryption when a secure connection is required. Installing this update will eliminate these connection failures.
Windows Security Update, January 17, 2000
This update will eliminate the ” Malformed RTF Control Word” vulnerability. With this update, you can prevent a malicious user from sending a specially malformed e-mail and crashing your e-mail reader.
Windows Security Update 2, November 29, 1999
This update eliminates the “Legacy Credential Caching” vulnerability in Microsoft Windows® 95. Installing this update will prevent a malicious user from acquiring your network password.
Windows Security Update 1, November 29, 1999
This update eliminates the “Spoofed Route Pointer” vulnerability in Microsoft Windows® 95. This vulnerability could allow a malicious user to obtain network or other information by performing source routing via your Windows 95 computer, even if source routing has been disabled. Installing this update will eliminate this vulnerability and provide additional control over source routing. This update eliminates the “Spoofed Route Pointer” vulnerability in Microsoft Windows® 95. This vulnerability could allow a malicious user to obtain network or other information by performing source routing via your Windows 95 computer, even if source routing has been disabled. Installing this update will eliminate this vulnerability and provide additional control over source routing. This update eliminates the “Spoofed Route Pointer” vulnerability in Microsoft Windows® 95. This vulnerability could allow a malicious user to obtain network or other information by performing source routing via your Windows 95 computer, even if source routing has been disabled. Installing this update will eliminate this vulnerability and provide additional control over source routing.
Windows Security Update, November 12, 1999
This update eliminates the “File Access URL” vulnerability in Microsoft Windows® 95. Installing this update will prevent a malicious web site or e-mail message from exploiting that vulnerability to cause your computer to crash or run arbitrary code.
Internet Explorer Security Update, September 30, 1999
This update eliminates two security vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer: 1) ImportExportFavorites Issue and 2) Unsafe ActiveX Controls. Installing this update will prevent a web site operator from writing malicious files to your computer and, it will also prevent a web site from running several unsafe ActiveX controls without your permission.
Update for Security Vulnerabilities in “Scriptlet.typlib” and “Eyedog” ActiveX Controls, September 7, 1999
This update eliminates security vulnerabilities in two ActiveX controls: Scriptlet.typlib and Eyedog. Without this update, these controls can be maliciously used to perform unauthorized actions on a user’s computer.
Malformed Telnet Argument, May 26 1996
This update eliminates a vulnerability in the Telnet client that ships as part of Windows 95. The vulnerability could allow a web page to take malicious action on the computer of the user who visited the page.
Fragmented IGMP Packet Security Vulnerability, Sept 3 1999
This update eliminates a vulnerability in TCP/IP stack implementations of Microsoft Windows 95. Fragmented IGMP packets can cause a variety of system problems and may cause an affected computer to crash.
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Microsoft Internet Explorer, November 17, 1999
With Internet Explorer you can browse, communicate and collaborate on the Web.
Updated Microsoft Java VM
New Java Virtual Machine available for Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Windows Media Player
Upgrades previous versions of Media Player, NetShow player, and ActiveMovie Player and plays most multimedia formats found on the Internet or your computer.
Euro Currency Support for Windows 95
The Microsoft Euro Currency Support for Windows 95 Download adds Euro currency symbol support to the Microsoft Windows 95 operating system.
Windows 95 Year 2000 Update
Provides critical Y2K updates for Windows 95 users
Windows 95 Corporate Year 2000 Companion Update
The Corporate Update package addresses deployment and maintenance issues, insuring greater ease of administration.
2 to 4 Digit Date Conversion Tool, September 10, 1999
This 2 to 4 Digit Date Conversion Tool allows IT managers to quickly and simply set the default Short Date format in Control Panel/Regional Settings to display 4 digit years.
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SERVICE PACKS

Windows Library Update
This update resolves an issue that can cause some third party software to behave unexpectedly after the installation of the Works Suite 99, Encarta Encyclopedia 99 (US only), Encarta Virtual Globe 99, Studio Greetings 99, and/or other third party software.
Windows 95 Service Pack 1, DECEMBER 31, 1995
Windows 95 Service Pack 1 includes an update, system administration tools, additional components, and drivers for Windows 95.
Windows 95 OLE 32 Update, October 28, 1998
The OLE Update improves Windows 95 OLE2 in the areas of document integrity and privacy, consistent behavior with respect to local and network file systems and system stability when using 16-bit ODBC applications.
Windows 95 Password List Update
The Windows 95 Password List Update fixes a bug which existed in the Windows 95 Service Pack 1 Password List Update.
Windows 95 Backup Update, March 28, 1996
The Backup Update slightly improves performance of the earlier released version of Microsoft Windows 95 backup application.
Windows 95 Update for AMD-K6®-2/350
Microsoft® Windows® 95 Update for AMD-K6®-2/350 fixes a software timing loop that is sensitive to processor frequency and is not a processor erratum.
Windows 95 OEM SR2 Update for Proper Plug and Play Operation with Multifunction CardBus Cards
Updates for Windows 95 OEM SR2 that resolves several issues.
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COMMUNICATION UPDATES

Windows 95 Fax Update, February 6, 1996
The Microsoft Fax Cover Page Fix fixes a problem with Microsoft Fax that may disable cover pages when sending faxes.
Microsoft Infrared Transfer Version 1.0
Microsoft Infrared Transfer Version lets you transfer files using infrared with one mouse click.
Windows 95 IrDA 2.0 Infrared Driver, April 15, 1996
With this download, you can set up your wireless peripheral devices or Infrared-equipped Windows-based PCs.
Internet Mail Service for Windows 95 Rel/Upd, Apr 17, 1996
Use Microsoft Exchange to send and receive mail over the Internet.
Exchange Update for Windows 95, May 26, 1996
Exchange Update contains a complete update for the Exchange components that shipped with Microsoft Windows 95. Improve startup time and shared folder access, with updated Internet mail service.
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NETWORKING UPDATES

Microsoft Virtual Private Networking
This update improves Virtual Private Networking stability.
Dial Up Networking 1.3 Performance & Security Update
Get additional features for Windows 95 Dial-Up Networking that improve the performance, reliability, and security of Windows-based communications.
Microsoft DUN 1.3 and Winsock2 Year 2000 Update
In an ongoing effort toward Year 2000 compliance, Microsoft has identified a minor Year 2000 issue with the Windows® 95 DUN 1.3 and Winsock2 Updates. This update corrects a minor issue associated with generating dates on your computer on or after January 1, 2000.
Script and Slip Support for Dial-up Networking Tool, 10/28/98
Create scripts that automate connecting to online services.
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Windows 95 Power Toys Set, October 28, 1998
The PowerToys Set download allows users to install all of the available power tools–productivity tools for advanced users–at once.
Windows 95 Kernel Toys Set, October 28, 1998
With the Kernel Toys Set update, you can download all available Kernel Toys–productivity tools for power users–at once.
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Update for Apple Printer Utility Users, July 3, 1997
Run Apple Computer, Inc.’s Apple Printer Utility for Windows 95 to manage certain Apple Color LaserWriter printers over a network.
Microsoft DirectX Media 6.0 Run Time Installation
The DirectX Media 6.0 Runtime installation file corrects a problem in the setup program in the enduser.exe file that existed before 9/24/98. This version of Microsoft DirectX® improves DirectShow and DirectAnimation, and adds DirectX Transform. It also replaces the ActiveMovie Control with the Microsoft Windows Media Player Control.
Active Directory Services Interface 2.5
This release of Microsoft Active Directory Service Interfaces version 2.5 (ADSI) enables developers to create directory management applications using high-level tools such as Microsoft Visual Basic, Java, or C/C++
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Internet Print Services, July 14, 1999
This beta release makes it easier to manage Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows NT Workstation 4.0 environments.
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DEPLOYMENT TOOLS

Financial Impact Analysis Tool, May 29, 1996
Analyze the business impact of moving to a 32-bit operating system platform
Windows 95 Client Update, December 31, 1995
The Prompted Update Download makes it easy for administrators to update computers that are running Windows 95 locally rather than from a network.
Windows 95 INF Generator
Get the utility that can help you prepare for automatic installation of Windows 95 from your corporate network.
Windows 95 INF Installer
Automatically install Windows 95 components by integrating .inf files from tools directories within the Admin directory on the Windows 95 CD.
Service Pack 1 Deployment Support Assistant, Feb 13, 1996
Use the Windows 95 Help search engine for easy navigation and assistance when moving to Windows 95
Network Distribution Tool
Get the files you need to up date a network server from which users can download Windows 95.
Service Pack 1 Batch Script Setup Version 2.0
Automate Windows 95 setup with script you create.
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MANAGEMENT TOOLS

Zero Administration Kit for Windows 95, April 14 1999
Makes it easier to manage Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows NT Workstation 4.0 environments.
Windows NT Server Management Tools for Windows 95
Manage Windows NT servers from a Windows 95 desktop.
Long-Filename Backup Tool
Back up long filenames when using older MS-DOS disk utilities. For experienced Windows 95 users.
System Policy Editor
Create or edit system policies.
Password List Editor
Edit a user’s password list file
Remote Registry Service
Change registry entries on computers over the network.
MS-DOS Environmental Tool
MS-DOS Environmental Tool provides tools for utilizing MS-DOS environmental variables in Windows.
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NETWORKING TOOLS

Microsoft Service for NetWare Directory Services
Get all the functionality you need to connect to NDS servers.
Network Monitor Agent
Troubleshoot problems on your network.
Print Agent for NetWare Networks
Direct print jobs from a NetWare server to a computer running Windows 95 with Client for NetWare Networks and Microsoft Print Agent for NetWare Networks.
Remote Procedure Call Print Provider
Allow a Windows 95 client to get complete accounting and job status information from a Windows NT Server.
SNMP Agent
If your network uses Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) products, you can monitor remote connections to Windows 95 computers.
Windows Socket Update – Kernel 32
This update to Kernel 32 for Windows 95 resolves a memory leak which occurs when using applications that require continuous opening and closing a socket using the Windows Sockets API over a long period of time.
Windows Socket 2 Update
Resolves a number of issues in Winsock 2 and includes an update of the TCP/IP stack.
Winsock/DNS Upgrade 1.2 for PPTP
The Winsock upgrade can improve DNS searches by adding the ability to search for DNS names on more than one network.
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PATCHES

General Protection Fault When Browsing for Device Drivers

 

When Windows detects a new Plug and Play device in your computer and you are prompted to locate the device drivers, you may receive one of the following error messages:
An Exception OD has occurred at memory address -or- Msgsrv32 has caused a General Protection Fault in module Kernel32 -or- Msgsrv32 caused an invalid page fault in Msgsrv32.dll -or- MSGSRV32 caused an invalid page fault in module Kernel32.dll -or- Msgsrv32 caused a General Protection Fault in Msgsrv32.exe

A supported fix that corrects this problem is now available from Microsoft, but it has not been fully regression tested and should be applied only to systems experiencing this specific problem. You can download the file by clicking download below.

The English-language version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later: File name Version Date —————————————-

MSGSRV32.EXE 4.0.0.1112 Jan 12, 1999 (Download)

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