MovableBlog: Archives: Windows XP

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March 26th, 2003

10th Security Advisory »

Windows XP Security Advisory: Flaw in RPC Endpoint Mapper Could Allow Denial of Service Attacks

According to the Sidney Herald, this is the 10th advisory from Microsoft this year. But that probably doesn't surprise a lot of people.

Posted by Richard at 11:03 PM | Comments (0)

March 19th, 2003

Windows Update Fixes »

I just got a Windows XP Update alert, updating the following problems:

Say what you want about Microsoft products, but when there's a vulnerability, at least the updates are free.

Update 1: a TechTV article on the subject
Update 2: MS Flaw Puts Net Users at Risk

Posted by Richard at 07:09 PM | Comments (0)

February 22nd, 2003

Cleared Bookmarks »

I needed to clear some bookmarks, and here are the geekier of the articles that were there.

Posted by Richard at 10:09 AM | Comments (0)

February 15th, 2003

Status Bar in IE6 »

This has been bugging me for a while now: the status bar in Internet Explorer 6 in Windows XP isn't consistenly displayed after closing the browser. A simple Google search found this page: Tip - Always Display IE6 Status Bar. Hopefully that will solve the problem.

Posted by Richard at 06:18 PM | Comments (2)