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Keeping watch over Windows

Redmond, regulators to hash out Longhorn issues. Also: Microsoft cracks down on counterfeiters.

Antitrust authorities are set to sit down with Microsoft to air concerns about Longhorn. The software giant, meanwhile, is cracking down on counterfeiters.

Redmond, regulators to meet over Longhorn

Giant will meet with federal and state antitrust regulators next month to head off potential trouble before new software ships.
January 26, 2005

Microsoft: Legit Windows or no updates

Company plans to require customers to verify their copy of Windows is genuine before downloading patches, other add-ons.
January 25, 2005

Trojan piggybacks on Microsoft patching

Fake e-mail warning of a security problem in Windows tries to fool people into downloading and installing a program.
January 26, 2005

Expert: Flaw still dogs Windows patch

An antivirus firm says Microsoft overlooked a potential exploit in its last Windows fixes. The software giant disagrees.
January 24, 2005

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Microsoft turns to Elixir for Office boost

With a new CRM project, Redmond has concocted a plan to boost Office sales, News.com has learned.
January 24, 2005