Users backing away from Windows XP SP2

Tuesday, 17 August 2004, 10:57 AM EST

Early adopters have reported a range of problems with Windows XP Latest News about Windows XP SP2, reinforcing earlier warnings that firms should treat it as an operating system upgrade rather than a service pack update.

I.T. security Latest News about Security body Sans Institute reported that around a third of users experienced solvable problems on installation, while one in 10 saw systems crash or had to rebuild their systems. On a disclosure site, one user said the service pack had broken several customer network installations.

Although SP2 offers critical security capabilities and will be installed by most large organisations that already use XP, companies should proceed with caution.

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