WindowsXP SP2 breaks application compatibility

By Per Hansson
Mar 6, 2004
  1. Some software developers may find their applications no longer work on machines using Microsoft Service Pack 2 for Windows XP, which will be released later this year.

    Microsoft has made something of a trade-off with the update, focusing on security improvements at the expense of backward compatibility. The company has called on all software developers to test their code against the beta version of Service Pack 2, or face the possibility that the update will break their handiwork.

    Full Story: ComputerWeekly
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