Time for your force feeding

Subject: General Tech | January 21, 2008 - 11:51 AM |
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Hope you like IE7, because it may be making an appearance on your desktop, whether you like it or not.  Through the use of Windows Server Update Services, they will be rolling out an update this Friday.  Standalone PC's probably won't see this, it is the corporate world of domain servers that will be receiving the forced update and spreading it to it's client PCs.  The update is easily avoided, as WSUS has to be set to auto-approve Update Rollup packages to automatically install and push out the update, and it's default setting is to not auto-approve.  If you haven't fully test IE7, you may want to hurry up and do it, or just kill time talking about the story on Slashdot.

""InfoWorld is reporting that on February 12th, Microsoft will roll out Internet Explorer 7 through Windows Server Update

Services to all systems - regardless of whether or not the update had been requested previously. The piece also mentions

ways to prevent the update from occurring, for sysadmins who do not want to use IE7 on their systems. Microsoft claims

that the decision was made due to 'security concerns'.""

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