Microsoft releases security-minded Windows code

Tuesday, 15 June 2004, 8:48 AM EST

The company issued Release Candidate 2 of Windows XP Service Pack 2--a mouthful that amounts to a host of improvements designed to make PC users more likely to employ stronger security settings on their machines. Microsoft had been expected to reach the RC2 milestone last month, but apparently ran into some compatibility issues, according to several Windows enthusiast sites.

The delay raised questions about question whether Microsoft will be able to meet its latest timetable, which calls for the final product to be ready by July. The company has said it does not yet know whether a third release candidate will be needed before finalizing the code, a stage known as "released to manufacturing." The first release candidate version was offered in March.

By Ina Fried at CNET.

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