Monthly Archives: August 2004

Windows XP SP2 via Automatic Update Postponed

Here is the revised delivery schedule of Windows XP SP2:8/16 – Release to Software Update Services.8/18 – Release to Automatic Update for users running Windows XP Home Edition only.8/25 – Release to Automatic Update for all Windows XP users including … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Bulletin for August 2004

Exchange Server Update for August 2004The Microsoft Exchange Server security update for August 2004 addresses newly discovered issues with Outlook Web Access technology running on Exchange Server. Systems administrators who have servers running the listed affected software should download the … Continue reading

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Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

New version, MBSA 1.2.1, needed for Windows XP SP2 compatibility: Users of Windows XP Service Pack 2 will need to update their MBSA to version 1.2.1 for compatibility and deeper integration with SP2 security improvements. When MBSA version 1.2.1 is … Continue reading

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Programs that may behave differently in Windows XP Service Pack 2

Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) introduces a number of new features that help increase the performance and the security of your system. These changes also affect the operations and functionality of some programs.The programs that are listed in … Continue reading

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Toolkit to Temporarily Block/Unblock Delivery of Windows XP SP2

Toolkit to Temporarily Block Delivery of Windows XP SP2 to a PC Through Automatic Updates and WindowsOverviewWhile recognizing the security benefits of Windows XP SP2, some organizations have requested the ability to temporarily disable delivery of this update via Automatic … Continue reading

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Microsoft Windows XP Security Guide Overview

Executive SummaryAny environment is only as secure as its weakest link. Unfortunately, client operating systems are often overlooked during security projects. As your organization plans to implement Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional, ensure that security is an integral part of your … Continue reading

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Windows XP SP2 RTM

On Friday August 6th, Microsoft released Windows XP Service Pack 2 to manufacturing. On-line distribution will be the primary distribution vehicle for Windows XP Service Pack 2 and below is a summary of the key milestones of the distribution plan: … Continue reading

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