Anyway, very much in the way that New England's offensive line thwarted the
Pittsburgh pass rush on Sunday, Microsoft is letting customers block
automatic service pack updates in Windows Update. The service pack blocker
will be available for XP, Vista (which doesn't even have a service pack yet)
and Windows Server 2003.
And, just as Cowboy quarterback Tony Romo passed to Jason Witten for Sunday's
game-winning touchdown, Redmond is passing news
of SP1's features to partners and users. (There's no escaping the football
metaphors today. Dolphins fans, we offer our sincere apologies.) SP1 should
appear in public-beta form some time this week.
Have an extra point to send to RCPU about anything you've read in the newsletter
lately? Kick it my way at [email protected].
Posted by Lee Pender on December 11, 2007 at 11:54 AM
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