Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Sony Releases New Home Audio Products
HDD Sales Fall, Capacities Rise
Sony's Future Camera Could Be in The Form Of A Contact Lens
HP Refreshes The Pavilion PC Line-up
Intel and Oculus Bring Virtual Reality to Best Buy Stores
NVIDIA And Samsung Agree to Settle IP Litigation
Samsung Develops 3rd Generation 14-Nano FinFET Low-power Process
IE Loses Top Web Browser Spot to Chrome
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Windows...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, July 13, 2004
Windows XP SP2 release 'in August'


Microsoft plans to begin the roll-out of Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) sometime next month, bringing long-awaited improvements in security to Windows XP users.

Work should be finished on the security-focused patch next month. Will Poole, head of Microsoft's Windows client business, is expected to announce today that it will be released to manufacturers in August, starting the distribution to users of the delayed update.

The delivery will start with the launch of a new version of Windows Update. The new update service includes smart downloading technology that will allow users to interrupt the large SP2 download and resume it later, especially useful for users of dial-up Internet connections. The latest test version of SP2 was 264MB, though the final version will be smaller, insiders say.

Although Microsoft has called Windows XP SP2 a service pack, analysts have said that the update really is comparable to a Windows upgrade. SP2 contains bug fixes and updates, but it also offers new features and makes significant changes to the Windows software in four main areas: network protection, memory protection, email security and browsing security.

Microsoft claims that the service pack will represent one of its most broadly tested products to date, with hundreds of thousands of people having tried out the service pack since a beta version was first released in December. Microsoft has warned that Windows XP SP2 could break existing applications though.

From DIGIT



Previous
Next
Demand for VoIP surges in Taiwan; makers begin receiving more domestic orders        All News        Mozilla patch fixes security hole
Demand for VoIP surges in Taiwan; makers begin receiving more domestic orders     General Computing News      Mozilla patch fixes security hole

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft Positions Windows 10 As A Platform for the Intelligence Revolution
Microsoft, Google Drop Complaints Against Each Other
Microsoft Reports Profit But Windows Business Keeps Declining
Microsoft Sues U.S. Government Over Data Requests
Microsoft's Edge Browser To Limit Flash Support
Toyota, Microsoft To Work Together On Connected Technologies
Build 2016: Microsoft Announces Cloud Services, Developer Tools
Microsoft's BUILD 2016 Conference Kicks Off
Microsoft Apologizes for Offensive Tweets Made By Its 'Tay' Chatbot
Microsoft Supports Yahoo Bidders
Microsoft Apologizes For "Sexy" GDC Party
Microsoft Extends Support For Intel Skylake PCs With Older Windows Versions

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .