Windows Vista Service Pack 1 RC is now available through Windows Update. Experience the WU based Vista SP1 installation by following 4 simple steps. Windows Vista SP1 RC distributed through Windows Update will be applicable to Windows Vista machines that are running on any of the 36 languages supported by Vista RTM. Download: Vista SP1 [...]
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Today sp1 ships. hurray. It’s not up there yet but should be later today. Looking down the list of fixes, here are some that caught my eye (read the whitepaper for the full list): Communicator won’t let you IM a distribution list any more for security reasons Icons for presence have been modified so that [...]
Over 1000 patches and all-new features, and a new activation model. Following our coverage of the Windows XP SP3 beta leak almost a month ago in August, here’s some more info on the official beta, which just had its first authorized distributable released earlier today. Say hello to Windows XP SP3, build 3205! Along with [...]
@live.com Email registration is officially opened and a new live suite launched. Get your @live.com email address Windows Live received a comprehensive, Google-like, update to attract more Windows users and convince them to take some of their online activities to Microsoft’s servers. Microsoft itself calls the new Windows Live a “free and fun upgrade for [...]
Despite the official release date of 10/26, the newest OS from Apple has been leaked on torrent site. The leaked file is in DMG format and with a size 6.56GB, so you need a D9 disk to burn it. It can be installed in original Apple hardware directly, but with some modification, you may also [...]
Mozilla has released a new patch for Firefox, which will update the browser to version 184.108.40.206 The update, distributed since earlier today via the software’s auto-update feature, patches eight vulnerabilities. Two of them are rated as “critical” and could allow an attacker to run code or install software on a client PC. The new version [...]
Microsoft confirms it has fixed an Excel calculation results bug, but declines to fully explain the cause. Microsoft says it has fixed an Excel bug, which caused the spreadsheet to display erroneous calculation results, even though it performed the calculation correctly and stored it in Excel’s memory.
FastCGI will ship in the upcoming Windows Server 2008 as a built-in IIS component for the first time Microsoft has made the third beta release of FastCGI for Internet Information Services available under its free Go Live license, which means that customers can now deploy the production-quality release on Windows Server 2003. FastCGI essentially allows [...]
Microsoft has released the latest monthly security updates for October 2007. The updates are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center and also from Windows Update/Microsoft Update. Critical: KB923810 Vulnerability in Kodak Image Viewer Could Allow Remote Code Execution KB941202 Security Update for Outlook Express and Windows Mail KB939653 Cumulative Security Update for Internet [...]
Microsoft broaden the private XP SP3 beta on the evening of October 4 to include Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008 testers. Microsoft officials said at the end of August that they planned to release Windows XP Service Pack (SP) 3 to Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) and TechNet testers within a couple weeks.