Now that the long-awaited next version of Windows is in customers' hands, officials at Microsoft Corp. are bracing themselves for what they know is coming: vulnerability reports, bug alerts and all manner of other security-related issues. These problems are as inevitable as the sunrise, but Microsoft security personnel believe Windows Server 2003 is the most secure and reliable operating system the company has ever produced.
Microsoft released on Friday a tutorial and templates to help system administrators lock down the security of computers running the company's newest operating system, Windows Server 2003.
Source: The Inquirer
L33tdawg: They wouldn't have this problem if they were on OS X *grin*
A MESSAGE on the Neohapsis bulletin board said that using Windows Explorer and right clicking on a file gobbles up the CPU to the tune of 100%.
Mark Luczkowski says the problem only happens when you select files with a right click of the mouse, not having selected the file with a left click first.
Source: Network World Fusion
Microsoft is revising a security patch for Windows XP systems with Service Pack 1 installed after customers complained that installing the patch slowed their systems down to a crawl.
The software giant is working on a revised patch for Windows XP Service Pack 1 and will re-issue that patch when it has been completed and fully tested, the Redmond, Washington, software maker said in a revised version of its security bulletin MS03-013 posted late Wednesday.