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[Sep. 28th, 2004|03:37 pm]
Peter Sheil

For some VPN clients, the deployment of Windows XP Service Pack 2
brought their remote connections to a jarring halt because of an error
in the way loopback addresses are handled. Microsoft has issued a patch
to fix this problem , as reported by eWEEK, and the software giant has
also published a Knowledge Base Article (884020).

[User Picture]From: kevinrtaylor
2004-09-28 09:44 am (UTC)
I'm staying away from SP2 as long as I possibly can. In fact, that's always my policy with Microsoft products. Let others find the bugs first!
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[User Picture]From: spodlife
2004-09-28 11:10 am (UTC)
At least magazines are including it in cover CDs now so you don't need to download it.

Interesting that Microsoft firewall the loopback adaptor - you never know where the wasclally wabbits are going to burrow into your system!
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[User Picture]From: petersheil
2004-09-28 06:11 pm (UTC)
Since I have ADSL at home downloading isn't usually a problem. Like Kevin I just want everyone else to find the bugs before I instal it :)
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[User Picture]From: petersheil
2004-09-28 06:03 pm (UTC)
Yep, me too in this instance!
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