Windows XP Service Pack 3 disables on install an ActiveX control needed to connect to a Windows Home Server box via Remote Desktop Protocol, thanks to an 'upgraded' security model.
Microsoft quietly re-introduced the long-awaited Service Pack 3 for Windows XP yesterday after a compatibility bug resulted in its rapid removal in April.
Microsoft has missed its 29th April deadline for offering Windows XP Service Pack 3 without an MSDN subscription due to a conflict with their Retail Management System software.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has said that the software giant may re-evaluate its plans to stop shipping Windows XP on 30th June if demand from customers is there.
Microsoft has announced the release of Windows XP Service Pack 3. The release schedule follows the rumours circulating last week.
We've seen how Windows Vista SP1 performs in games but what about the core system performance? We test boot times, disk copying, USB, network, photo editing, file compression, audio and video encoding to see what has changed.
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 was released to the public last week and as we will be moving all of our test systems to SP1 over time, we felt it was necessary to put the new Service Pack under the microscope. Today we look at gaming performance across a range of titles.
InfoWorld has launched a petition in an attempt to convince Microsoft not to cease selling copies of Windows XP in June 2008. A laudable goal, or should the old OS be put out to pasture?
Users still clutching to their copy of Windows XP will be happy to find out that SP3 appears to bring a performance increase.
Windows XP is getting a new service pack that includes not only a rollup of past hotfixes and patches, but new features as well.
If you were hoping to avoid upgrading to Vista by picking up the latest Windows Service Pack, prepare to keep waiting.