MS10-041, Vulnerability in Microsoft .NET Framework Could Allow Tampering may fail to install on a Windows Embedded Point Of Service Minimum configuration.  Extracting the package and then running the .msp manually will successfully install this update.

Manually Installing KB979906

Manually extract the package and run the .msp file. Note: this is a .Net update and is the structure differs from Windows updates.

1.     Start a command prompt. This can be done by clicking on Run from the Start menu, typing ‘cmd’ and pressing Enter.

2.     Extract the file from the package by changing directories to the directory where you have saved the update and typing the following at the command prompt:

NDP1.1sp1-KB979906-x86.exe /extract <dir name>

Note: <dir name> is the path where you would like to expand the update file, you may choose to create a new folder for this purpose prior to this step.

3.     Run the .msp file

<dir name>NDP1.1sp1-KB979906-x86.msp

4.     If you created a new folder for the expanded update files, you can now delete the <dir name> folder where you extracted the update:

rd /s <dir name>

Example: (from a Command Prompt in the directory where the update has been saved)

md c:\temp\KB979906

NDP1.1sp1-KB979906-x86.exe /extract c:\temp\KB979906

cd /d c:\temp\KB979906

NDP1.1sp1-KB979906-x86.msp

rd /s c:\temp\KB979906

-Gina