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Re: Troubles With Computers' Daylight Shift

Steven J. Sobol (
Tue, 20 Mar 2007 02:34:30 +0000 (UTC)

In article <>, Duh_OZ wrote:

>> Why on God's green earth are you still running SP1? Do you realize how
>> many security hotfixes you don't have installed on those boxes?

> We don't have admin rights so we can't do updates. I did ask the tech
> why we aren't on SP2 and he replied "SP2 causes problems". I then
> told him it has been a while since SP2 has been out, no? He said
> "yeah" and left it at that. My guess is "big brother" ordered no
> machines to be upgraded to SP2 unless absolutely necessary.

I didn't upgrade to SP2 until nine months after it came out, but once
I upgraded (after all of the issues were ironed out) I was fine. SP2
*did* cause issues when first released, but that was ... how many
*years* ago?

Steve Sobol, Professional Geek ** Java/VB/VC/PHP/Perl ** Linux/*BSD/Windows
Victorville, California PGP:0xE3AE35ED

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