Suspicious Windows Update

This windows update is 'Important' and is under categorize under Windows 7 Language Packs (1). I  have Windows 7 Professional. I've seen other people post it on other forums.

The name is:

Download size: 4.3 MB

You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.

Update type: Important


More information:

Help and Support:

It was published today. Anyone have any idea what this is?
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Scott CSenior EngineerCommented:
No, and neither does anybody else.  DO NOT install this.  

Looks like Microsoft has some issues.

Keep an eye on the news lines for more information.  It should be coming soon.
JohnnyBCJAuthor Commented:
I've been searching online every so often for more information about it but nothing has changed other than more people posting about it.
Scott CSenior EngineerCommented:
Yes, note the .gov, .edu, and .mil links.
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JohnnyBCJAuthor Commented:
The Government, Education and military links definitely makes it very suspicious.
Scott CSenior EngineerCommented:
Keeping an eye on for the latest.  Any news should show up there first.
Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
i had the same thing on an older notebook i was running updates on about 2 hours ago; appeared also under language packs
i installed some IE and .net updates first and after a reboot, that update was gone
must have been some fluke; language packs are only available in enterprise and ultimate editions and this system is pro
Gabriel CliftonNet AdminCommented:
Hopefully it was a Microsoft mistake, or a Microsoft was compromised for a short time as opposed to other people's wsus / computer being compromised. I have scoured my WSUS and do not see any sign of it and I see a few postings that it has disappeared for some people.
Scott CSenior EngineerCommented:
I forgot that the language packs are only on Enterprise and Ultimate editions.   Thanks for the reminder.
JohnnyBCJAuthor Commented:
The update has disappeared when I checked for updates again. I'm assuming at this point it's a Microsoft glitch or Microsoft fixed the problem on hand.

Maybe the language update shouldn't of been sent to Windows 7 pro computers and that's what caused the headache. This makes me wonder what other things that "shouldn't" happen but "could" happen.
Scott CSenior EngineerCommented:
Shouldn't but could?  If it wasn't for those 3 words we'd all be out of jobs.
Gabriel CliftonNet AdminCommented:
Ha, if I did not have to explain that should not is not the same as will not....

"Yes, I have tested X on 40+ computers and it should not have a problem."
Problem arose on computer 162
"I thought you said there are no problems with X"

William FulksSystems Analyst & WebmasterCommented:
You might have some kind of malware disguised as Windows Update on your PC. I'd do a full Malwarebytes scan just to be safe. If you have any antivirus software, run a full scan with it as well.
Gabriel CliftonNet AdminCommented:

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JohnnyBCJAuthor Commented:
Always better to be safe than sorry! Thanks for the help Experts!
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