This sort of patch would certainly require a reboot to take effect.
I just noticed my 64-bit Vista HPE SP2's IE7 needed a reboot from it. :/ -- Ant @ AQFL.net and AntFarm.ma.cx. Please do not IM/e-mail me for technical support. Use this forum or better, »community.norton.com ! Disclaimer: The views expressed in this posting are mine, and do not necessarily reflect the views of my employer.