Windows service packs: Microsoft pushes to download automatically. Microsoft plans to remove a function that allows users to block the automatic installation of Windows service packs..
Thursday, the publisher has announced its intention to remove the option to block updates Windows XP SP3 and Windows Vista SP1 from his service automatic update.
Microsoft originally developed the blocking function to allow administrators to ban the installation of service packs as the updates have not been tested to detect potential problems of compatibility and stability.
Windows Vista will be the first platform to see his blocking function deleted. The editor in fact remove this feature for free updates Vista SP1 on April 28. Users will still continue to block the installation of SP2. Windows XP SP3, the blocking option will be removed on May 19
Also new Windows in the news, the publisher announced Friday the end of the beta program of Windows 7. The next public version of the operating system will be a release candidate, the last step before the official release of a product.
If the editor has not provide any specific date of release, Windows 7 should be marketed in the first quarter of 2010.
Translation of an article Vnunet.com dated January 30, 2009 entitled to unblock Microsoft Windows service packs