Even if you find the concept objectionable, Automatic Updates can be to your advantage while allowing you to retain the control of what gets updated. Oh the irony. :) According to this eWeek article (http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1639456,00.asp): Based on an anonymous tip, PC Magazine looked into the WMI and the Windows Security Center's use of it, and found But besides the firewall issues, there are other "enhancements" in XP-SP2, like what Martin just described, where WordPad cannot open RTF files anymore, because the "old legacy file converters" have been Security is not just confined to what can be done in the OS but relies on processes and procedures that make security a conscious factor in everyday operations.:D Powered by vBulletin
Select forumWindowsMac OsLinuxOtherSmartphonesTabletsSoftwareOpen SourceWeb DevelopmentBrowserMobile AppsHardwareDesktopLaptopsNetworksStoragePeripheralSecurityMalwarePiracyIT EmploymentCloudEmerging TechCommunityTips and TricksSocial EnterpriseSocial NetworkingAppleMicrosoftGoogleAfter HoursPost typeSelect discussion typeGeneral discussionQuestionPraiseRantAlertTipIdeaSubject titleTopic Tags Select up to 3 tags (1 tag required) CloudPiracySecurityAppleMicrosoftIT EmploymentGoogleOpen SourceMobilitySocial EnterpriseCommunitySmartphonesOperating For instance, Windows XP SP3 does not include Windows Internet Explorer 7, although Windows XP SP3 does include updates to both Internet Explorer 6 and Internet Explorer 7, and it will There will be four options. Anyway around this?
or delete the downloaded XP-SP2 Auto Update. Windows XP Service Pack 2 Publisher's Description About once a year, Microsoft releases an update to Windows XP. There are four options available for Automatic Updates. Register now New from Avere - Cloud-Enabled Data Center for Dummies.
See Error message when you open a document file in Windows XP Service Pack 2 (883090) (http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;883090) SYMPTOMS When you try to open a document file, such as a .doc or Did this article help you? They are advising people to wait for the automatic updates (they want you to set it for automatic) so that there won't be too much traffic at the site and they But the version you mention is the network installation package meant for large companies that install SPs on many systems and is over 200MB in size.
Less mentioned so far, but arguably more important, is revamped memory protection to prevent buffer overruns, the perennial source of so many security problems. ® External link Temporarily disabling delivery of STATUS This behavior is by design. If he (or she) refuses to install antivirus and firewall programs and, if he does, does not keep up to date, the risk he takes dramatically increases. Figure AU-02 - The Notification Settings screen for selecting a notification method.
Users have to take responsibility for determining whether or not the update will impact their system negatively. Beat it? Right-click your My Computer icon and select Properties, go to the Automatic Updates tab, and uncheck the "keep my computer up to date" checkbox. firewall, anti virus or automatic updating being restricted or turned off).
kenfriedman08-17-2004, 10:05 AMThe latest I have read on the Windows newsgroups is that Microsft has delayed SP2's distribution via Windows Update until August 18 for systems running XP Home Edition. kenfriedman08-25-2004, 09:29 AMSP2 is now generally avaialble throught autoupdate. If you prefer to take a more active role in controlling what is placed on your system, select the second option. bcarr_119608-16-2004, 11:26 AMOriginally posted by Sherry R: Since I don't plan on installing it immediately, anyway, I think I'll just get the CD.
Since I don't plan on installing it immediately, anyway, I think I'll just get the CD. netsvcsRegistry entry was wrong for AU as well as BITS. Is there any feedback you would like to provide? More time to disable automatic updates?
by OldER Mycroft · 9 years ago In reply to Can't update from XP SP2 ... Firewall and all new security features ON (on default settings)... I'm over my blonde moment now. VG ^^ SP2 is not required to install SP3 but if you have installed SP2, it'll not create any problem.
It has been suggested that I install using the XP-SP2 CD NOT the downloaded XP-SP2. The SP2 release date for XP Professional is August 25. OT: Why does (almost) every word start with a capital in headers on Microsoft websites? Microsoft states that the new schedule is to allow its large customers who want more time to disable automatic updates. :confused: Sherry R08-17-2004, 08:00 PMThe WinXP newsletter I get had this
For example, the service pack includes functionality previously released as updates, such as the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) 3.0 and the Microsoft Core XML Services 6.0 (MSXML6).