SP5 U-turn hits Windows 2000

Monday, 6 December 2004, 2:37 PM EST

Microsoft has cancelled the long-awaited Service Pack 5 for Windows 2000, which it had said would contain important security updates.

Windows 2000 SP5 would have brought the platform more in line with features in Windows XP. However, the software giant now says customers will find it easier to install a forthcoming security bundle instead.

By Roger Howorth at vnunet.

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