Windows Bugs, Problems and Solutions

Members of the AACC have via means of investigation or notification from other sources become aware of issues that affect some of the programs that they use.  The following is  a short summary of these, including any links to documentation supplied by the vendors or other parties.

Application Date Posted Description /Links
Apple iTunes Dec-08 Are you running Apple iTunes on Windows Vista and contemplating updating iTunes 8? If so, make sure you upgrade to v8.0.2 or later for iTunes. Downloads of Version 8 prior to 8.0.2 have been known to cause Blue Screen Of Death issues in Windows Vista. For further information, go to http://support.apple.com/kb/TS2280.
Microsoft Zune Jan-09 2006 models of the Zune 30 suffered a problem at the turn of the year caused by what Microsoft now call a Leap Year problem in the Clock Driver.  Owners of these units should go to this web site => http://www.zune.net/en-US/support.
OpenOffice Dec-08 OpenOffice.org has released two critical patches that fixes issues in older versions of its open-source office productivity suite.  The following advisory notice explains the problem http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2008-2237.html.  the best action to address this problem is to upgrade to version 3 which does not suffer the problem.