Microsoft warns users against using Apple Safari browser

In an unusual move, Microsoft Corp. last Friday warned Windows users to swear off Apple Inc. 's Safari Web browser until a patch is available that plugs holes that could let attackers to

Published on: June 3rd, 2008 Gregg Keizer

XP SP3 registry corruption is all Microsoft’s fault, says Symantec

Symantec has said it was Microsoft's code that crippled some PCs after upgrades to Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) emptied Device Manager, deleted network connections, and packed the registry with thousands of

Published on: May 26th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Windows XP SP3 devastates some PCs with endless reboots

Installing Windows XP Service Pack 3 sends some PCs into an endless series of reboots, according to posts to a Microsoft support forum. Jesper Johansson, a former program manager for security policy at

Published on: May 12th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

SP3 is out – consider upgrade to Vista, says analyst

With Microsoft releasing the final planned service pack for Windows XP it might be time for IT managers to once again consider making the inevitable migration to Windows Vista, says an analyst.Microsoft's week-long

Published on: May 8th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Everything you need to know before upgrading to Windows XP SP3

After a week-long delay to take care of a last-minute compatibility bug, Microsoft Tuesday gave the green light to Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3). The service pack, undoubtedly the last for the

Published on: May 8th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Windows XP SP3 release postponed

Microsoft on Tuesday postponed the expected release of Windows XP Service Pack 3(SP3) after it found a compatibility bug between the operating system and retail management software it sells. Last week, Microsoft said

Published on: May 1st, 2008 Gregg Keizer