Microsoft disables Windows XP Service Pack 2 blocking feature

Posted on Tuesday, April 12 2005 @ 23:05 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft today removed the Windows XP Service Pack 2 download block. With the launch of SP2 the company provided tools to block the Automatic Update from downloading Service Pack 2, and today the built-in expiration date expires.
While users can still block SP2 from reaching desktops by turning off Automatic Update, that would also stymie other updates, including Tuesday's expected eight security patches.
Read more at Information Week. And by the way Microsoft just released 8 new security updates.

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