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If it was me, I would push out Patch 4 as there are a lot of bug fixes since Patch 1. A lot of these fixes do relate to Vista systems. We have already deployed Patch 4 in our environment with no issues.
Not too sure when Patch 5 will be released. The release notes only show 9 bug fixes as a release date of Jan 24th. When a new patch comes out, I tend to only push it to select systems, about 20, and then wait a week to see what happens.
The only real big fix in Patch 5, which we have seen, is listed below:
The VirusScan Enterprise management plug-in
writes all settings to the registry on every
policy enforcement. McShield service monitors
the registry and reloads whenever they are
written, generating frequent pause events in the
Windows System log.
The VirusScan Enterprise management plug-in has
been updated to write to the registry only if it
sees that it is different from the current
policy. This prevents McShield from generating
events on policy enforcement, unless that policy
You should not have any problems with CMA 3.60 Patch 3. This will update your EPO agent to version 188.8.131.524, this we have already deployed to our systems with no issues.
Hopefully that answers some of your questions.
I agree with Twenden, patch 5 only has limited fixes and patch 4 would be your best option. The cma 3.6.0 patch 3 went out fine for two of my EPO setups and I'm just wainting on a long change process to run it on my other one