Show of 9-4-2004

  • Windows XP Service Pack 2 (Update)
    • SP2 causes problems in about 10% of computers
    • Problems vary form BIOS upgrades to old versions of software
    • SP2 creates a Security Center (Virus Updates, Patches, and Firewall)
    • Firewall is turned on by default and monitors all outgoing packets
    • Permission to access the web is given on a program-by-program basis
    • Patches well known vulnerabilities
    • Stratford has completed corporate installation without a hitch