Executive Summary

By Jason Brooks  |  Posted 2004-08-23 Print this article Print

Two and a half years after the initial release of Windows XP, Microsoft Corp.s Service Pack 2 advances the state of Windows security: The update plugs long-standing vulnerabilities in Windows services and modifies key applications, such as its Internet Explorer and the system firewall, to make it easier for users and administrators to monitor and control whats happening on Windows XP machines.

Click here to read the full review of Windows XP Service Pack 2.

As Editor in Chief of eWEEK Labs, Jason Brooks manages the Labs team and is responsible for eWEEK's print edition. Brooks joined eWEEK in 1999, and has covered wireless networking, office productivity suites, mobile devices, Windows, virtualization, and desktops and notebooks. JasonÔÇÖs coverage is currently focused on Linux and Unix operating systems, open-source software and licensing, cloud computing and Software as a Service. Follow Jason on Twitter at jasonbrooks, or reach him by email at jbrooks@eweek.com.

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