[SpamCop-List] Re: Microsoft to release WinXP SP2, at least!
eddie at eddie.web
Thu Mar 25 20:39:02 EST 2004
On Fri, 26 Mar 2004 02:04:44 +0100, Philippe Verdy wrote:
> As this is expected to be released soon in mid-2004, let's hope it will
> work as expected. May be there are already beta-testers for this SP2 and
> that it won't be delayed too much, as this could potentially close lots of
> compromized PCs running XP.
> The details are found in MSDN (look for "Windows XP SP2")... No download
> for now, you can just get a detailed description of features.
SP2 RC1 has been available for download for over a week. It's beta and
there is a special set of NGs for it. It's a huge "patch," close to 300
Download and info at:
I am a bit discouraged by the comments by the beta testers; but if it
improves XP it's a good thing. However, I suspect that the general rule of
patches that for every 10 problems you fix, you create at least one new
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