Microsoft employee blasts 'fake' service pack

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    Microsoft employee blasts 'fake' service pack
    Unauthorized Windows XP Service Pack 3 surfaces on Web site
    On a Microsoft user newsgroup posting last week, Mike Brannigan, an enterprise strategy and senior consultant at Microsoft, told users that downloading an unofficial version of Windows XP SP3 provided on The Hotfix.net would likely harm their computer and put them "out of support from Microsoft or an OEM (original equipment manufacturer)" because it is not an official Microsoft package.

    "You would be well advised to stay clear of this fake SP3 package," Brannigan wrote in the post,
    http://www.infoworld.com/article/05...com/article/05/10/13/HNfakeservicepack_1.html
     
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