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© October 2003 Tony Lawrence

Wed Oct 29 14:15:29 GMT 2003 Microsoft Security

Link: Microsoft will turn off Messenger, turn on firewall

This will be fun.

I already get regular calls from people who think Outlook or Outlook Express are broken because they can't get attachments (Microsoft changed the default on that a while back). I don't think anyone is likely to notice Messengers absence (anyone using that for a real business reason will surely understand that it has been turned off), but I can guarantee that turning on a default firewall will cause no end of confusion and subsequent support calls.

People just aren't used to their OS refusing them. Microsoft Windows is always so obliging and friendly: setting a snarling guard at the gates is going to be very unpleasant.


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