Windows® XP Service Pack 2
What are the features of Windows® XP Service Pack 2?
Windows® XP is an operating system developed by Microsoft®. To add features and to detect problems, Microsoft® often releases Service Pack on its Windows® operating system. Each Service Pack is a subset of all its previous Service Packs. The latest Service Pack includes all the new features. Service Pack 2 is one of the most important Service Pack ever released. Latest computing experience, new security tools and the improved Internet web browsing makes Windows® XP Service Pack 2 so important. Windows® XP Service Pack 2 was introduced in August 2004. It mainly focuses on system security. It includes a Firewall named Windows® Firewall. Windows® Firewall is enabled by default. The updated version of Windows® XP Service Pack 2 is Windows® XP Service Pack 2b. Microsoft® announced another update to Service Pack 2 in August 2007 as Service Pack 2c.
The features and uses of Windows® XP Service Pack 2 are:
- Safer browsing
- Get firewall protection
- Bluetooth technologies
Safer browsing Windows® XP Service Pack 2 warns you of the dangerous download and blocks unwanted malicious files. With the Internet Explorer® Add-on Manager, you can easily manage Internet Explorer® and reduces the potential for crashes. The unsafe attachment might contain virus and can spread through Internet Explorer®. The Attachment Manager included in the Service Pack 2 disables the potentially unsafe attachment and prevents the virus attack.
Get firewall protection
Get firewall protection Windows® Security Center included in the Windows® XP Service Pack 2 allows you to view your security status. Windows® Firewall gets enabled automatically and shields your PC from start up to shutdown. Thus, it protects the viruses and worms that can spread through Internet. It ensures complete protection from the moment you turn on your system to its turn off.
Bluetooth® technologies Windows® XP Service Pack 2 includes Bluetooth® technology which is very much useful for users. With this Bluetooth® technology you can connect to the Bluetooth® enabled hardware devices like keyboard, PDA and cell phones. This Bluetooth® technology helps you to transfer data, images, video or audio between devices.