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The 2 step method to getting my PC updated
- Microsoft Update
Just go to Microsoft Update
This will Update Windows, Office, and more.
Figure: Run Microsoft Update First
- Run SSW Diagnostics
Run SSW Diagnostics - Get all Ticks
Microsoft .NET Framework
- The Microsoft .NET Framework includes everything you need to run .NET Framework applications,
including the Common Language Runtime, the .NET Framework class library, and ASP.NET.
- You can find downloads and links for .NET framework at
Microsoft's .NET Framework Developer Centre
Great place for finding the latest service packs. Select 'Keyword
Search' and use the keyword 'service':
Basic 6 Runtime files
Some exes that SSW gives out require that you have the Visual
Basic 6 runtime files on your machine (not many as we generally
include a setup.exe). If you need the VB6 runtime files, you can
get them from Microsoft's site in the file :
Microsoft Personal Security Adviser
MPSA will scan your system and build a customized report on
items such as: missing security patches, weak passwords.
Microsoft Soap Toolkit SDK 3.0
Required for the Soap Type Libraries. Also includes the MS XML 4 Parser.
SOAP Toolkit Download Page
Automatically detect he latest product updates to Office
in one place. Microsoft recommends that all Office customers
scan their PC regularly to receive the latest updates and
optimal benefits. :
In Outlook XP, you are unable to view any attachments that have
certain file extensions.
on how you are able to specify which extensions you want outlook to hide
and which ones to view.
Microsoft Snapshot Viewer
The Microsoft Snapshot Viewer enables you to view a report snapshot
WITHOUT having Microsoft Access 97, 2000 or 2002 or the run-time version of it.
Access 2000 and 2002 Users - Microsoft Jet version 4.0 Service Pack
The Jet40sp6.exe file is a service pack that contains updated .dll files that are included with Microsoft Access 2000,
Microsoft Office 2000 Developer, Microsoft Visual Basic version
6.0 or later, and other products that incorporate Microsoft Jet
database engine 4.x. There are two different versions of SP5 available,
depending on your operating system.
Service Pack 8
97 Users - Microsoft Jet version 3.51, Service Pack 3
The Jet35sp3.exe file is a service pack that contains an update
of seven .dll files that are included with Microsoft Access 97,
Microsoft Office 97 Professional Edition, Microsoft Visual Basic
version 5.0 or later, and other products that incorporate Jet
Jet Service Pack 3
Access 97, 2000 and 2002 Repair and Compact Utility
The Jet compact utility, JETCOMP.exe, is a stand-alone utility that
compacts databases created with Microsoft Jet database engine 3.x
and 4.x. This utility may be run in conjunction with Microsoft Jet
database engine 3.x and 4.x for recovering corrupted databases.
Access Repair Utility
- SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4
2000 Service Pack 4
SQL Server 7.0 Service Pack 4
7.0 Service Pack 3
3rd Party Tools
Microsoft tools are the most important tools I have. I spend most of my time using Outlook,
Visual Studio.NET, SQL Server Enterprise Manager and Access. However Microsoft tools don't do
everything I want to do. Rather than spending my time recreating the wheel, I am always on the
look out for non-Microsoft options or extensions that will save me time.
The Best 3rd Party Tools
Microsoft Access/ASP/SQL Server Links