Thursday, April 19, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
SpaceX Successfully Launches NASA's TESS Spacecraft
LG SmartThinQ Home Appliances Get Amazon Alexa Connectivity
Huawei Announces New Honor 10 Flagship Smartphone
Garmin Announces Connect IQ 3.0 with New apps from Trailforks, Yelp, iHeartRadio
Intel Open Sources the nGraph Compiler for Deep Learning Systems
Facebook Seeking to Hire Chip Designers
Regulatory Filing Hints at New iPhones
Western Digital Pushes Conventional Magnetic Hard Disk Tech to its Limits in New 14TB Ultrastar DC HC530
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 Unveils Reorganization Plan
Microsoft Previews Windows Server 2019
Microsoft Sees Cloud services As The Future of Games
Microsoft Uses AI to Match Human Performance in Translating News from Chinese to English
Microsoft Offers New Cloud Tools to Health-Care Companies
Xiaomi and Microsoft Expand Their Collaboration in cloud, Devices and AI Areas
Windows Defender ATP Coming to Windows 7 and Windows 8.1
Microsoft Reports Quarterly Revenue and Profit on Cloud and Office Consumer Products
Windows Diagnostic Data Viewer Will Show You What Data Microsoft Gets From Your PC
Microsoft Takes On Chromebooks With Education Windows 10 Devices starting at $189
Some Microsoft Meltdown Patches Freeze AMD PCs
Microsoft Plans Expansion of Redmond Campus

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .