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Sony BMG "Service Pack 2a"

Monty Solomon (
Sun, 13 Nov 2005 21:39:14 -0500


November 8, 2005 - This Service Pack removes the cloaking technology
component that has been recently discussed in a number of articles
published regarding the XCP Technology used on SONY BMG content
protected CDs. This component is not malicious and does not compromise
security. However to alleviate any concerns that users may have about
the program posing potential security vulnerabilities, this update has
been released to enable users to remove this component from their

Please note, Service Pack 2a is a maintenance release designed to
reduce the file size of Service Pack 2. It includes all previous fixes
found in Service Pack 1 and Service Pack 2.

An offline version of Service Pack 2 is also available as a zip file
(1.4MB) or as an exe (1.5MB).

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