Microsoft gets good grades on SP2

Friday, 20 August 2004, 12:24 PM EST

Microsoft's Service Pack 2 for Windows XP is one of the company's most ambitious operating system updates ever, and -- as expected -- some experts already have discovered security vulnerabilities in the giant patch.

Still, Microsoft launched the online release of SP2 on Wednesday evening to home users who have turned on their automatic update capabilities.

The company has exercised much caution in the release of the patch, which was delayed multiple times. The version for Windows XP Professional Edition is on hold; it will not be released as an auto update until August 25th.

By Jason Lopez at NewsFactor.

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