You need to manually undo your MS08-078 mitigations

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Just as an FYI, for those of you that used Microsoft's recommended mitigations for MS08-078. If you unregistered the MSXML Island object you need to manually re-create the registry entries after you install the patch to restore the functionality. The patch does not re-create the registry entries. Unfortunately, it appears Microsoft removed the actual registry entries from the bulletin and removed the work-around information from the advisory altogether, so unless you created a backup copy, you will need to look at an untouched system to find out what the registry entry was.

 

Or, you can just copy this into a text file called “WhyDidTheyRemoveTheInformationINeed.reg” and double-click it:

 

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

 

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{379E501F-B231-11D1-ADC1-00805FC752D8}]

@="MsxmlIsland"

 

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{379E501F-B231-11D1-ADC1-00805FC752D8}\InProcServer32]

"ThreadingModel"="Apartment"

@=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,\

  00,5c,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,6d,00,73,00,\

  78,00,6d,00,6c,00,33,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,00,00

 

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{379E501F-B231-11D1-ADC1-00805FC752D8}\TypeLib]

@="{D63E0CE2-A0A2-11D0-9C02-00C04FC99C8E}"

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