NASTY BUG IN LATEST XP UPDATE SLOWS SYSTEMS DOWN
While rushing to get Server 2003 out the door, the Windows
team made a major blunder with its latest interim release of Windows XP, which is automatically downloaded using the Windows Update feature. Reports from all over the Web verify that this latest version actually slows many systems to a crawl. Ouch! We've got details on which XP version to watch out for and how to get it off your system.
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