With all the news about Windows Phone 7 Mango yesterday the other Patch Tuesday for Microsoft came and went very quietly.

For the uninitiated the last Tuesday of each month is when Microsoft releases regular, non-urgent, updates for its Windows operating systems and other software programs. 

Here are the updates that were released yesterday:.

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This issue occurs because the operating system cannot use the features that are required to create the memory dump file or the hibernation file on the SCSI miniport device.