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What is the use of windows XP PRO with SP2

by imaudi / May 13, 2006 6:43 AM PDT

My operating system is Windows XP PRO without adding any service pack. I am an extensive surfer of internet. What are the benifit I will have, if I upgrade the OS with service pack 2.

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definitely install SP2
by linkit / May 13, 2006 6:52 AM PDT
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Hot Fixes and Security Updates-
by kingdomofjones / May 13, 2006 8:08 AM PDT
In reply to: definitely install SP2

To see a list of the bug fixes included in SP2,visit and search the Knowledge Base for article number 811113,"list of fixes included in Windows XP Service Pack 2," The article lists 818 items,each described in detail in another Knowledge Base article.These were just the most significant fixes,there are likely many other small changes not documented.

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Getting More Information
by kingdomofjones / May 13, 2006 8:15 AM PDT

Because SP2 has so many changes that impact Windows's networking functions,Microsoft has published an extensive array of articles describing SP2's features and implications.Check out some of these links.For information about how SP2 impacts you as a end user,visit

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For Technical information
by kingdomofjones / May 13, 2006 9:33 AM PDT
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For Information on deploying SP2
by kingdomofjones / May 13, 2006 9:36 AM PDT
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Software Developers can find information about DCOM changes
by kingdomofjones / May 13, 2006 9:39 AM PDT
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Distributed Component Object Model-DCOM

DCOM is Microsoft's distributed version of it's COM,a language independent component architecture(not a programming language).It is meant to be a general purpose,object-oriented means to encapsulate commonly used functions and services.COM encompasses everything previously known as OLE Automation(Object Linking and Embedding).

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(NT) (NT) department of redundancy department ?
by linkit / May 13, 2006 8:33 AM PDT
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