Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 distributed 106 million times

Posted on Thursday, Oct 21 2004 @ 23:35 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The tally is in: Just two months after Windows XP Service Pack 2 was publicly distributed, users worldwide have downloaded in excess of 106 million copies of the update. According to Microsoft, approximately 90 million copies were downloaded via Automatic update, Windows Update and Microsoft's Download Center; another 16 million copies were distributed on compact discs.

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