Microsoft Updates Windows XP A new Microsoft upgrade tries to make Windows XP more secure against attack. Service Pack 2 contains a program -- known as a firewall -- that keeps out some destructive computer worms. But the upgrade doesn't always work well with computers that already have firewalls installed. Hear NPR's Larry Abramson.
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Microsoft Update Aims to Secure PCs against Attack

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Microsoft Update Aims to Secure PCs against Attack

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Microsoft Update Aims to Secure PCs against Attack

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A new Microsoft upgrade tries to make Windows XP more secure against attack. Service Pack 2 contains a program — known as a firewall — that keeps out some destructive computer worms. But the upgrade doesn't always work well with computers that already have firewalls installed. Hear NPR's Larry Abramson.