Windows XP Service Pack 2 Delayed

By Julio Franco
Apr 28, 2004
  1. A Microsoft spokesman confirmed today that the upcoming SP2 for Windows XP has been delayed at least a month and won't be shipping earlier than July. As you probably know by now, the software giant is focused on improving security with the new Service Pack.

    Microsoft released a beta of SP2 for Windows XP service pack in December, followed by Release Candidate 1 in March. A Release Candidate 2 is still scheduled to be released in May.
  2. ak_in_charge

    ak_in_charge TS Rookie Posts: 119

    I downloaded and put the Beta version on my system and seems work pretty well...there are some really cool features, especialy the new firewall:), still not as good as a hardware firewall but a great improvement from SP1.

    I can't wait for Microsoft to release the full version!
  3. ---agissi---

    ---agissi--- TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,977   +15

    Ya I think the firewall is the best improvment - Im running the Beta too.
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