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Windows 2000 Bug Fixes Posted
Almost six months after releasing Windows 2000 to the public, Microsoft Corp. has released its first set of bug fixes, formally known as Service Pack 1.

2000 as  bigger issue for Windows 2000 acceptance as an enterprise OS. After almost six months, having only 37 server applications listed by Microsoft as certified (13 of which are part of the J.D. Edwards One World suite) is not a good sign. A brief inspection of Microsoft's documentation shows a total of more than 250 separate issues being addressed; we estimate around 30% of these relate to problems/bugs of moderate-to-high importance, such as security, administration, base OS, memory leaks, and directory ser

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