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Microsoft to release Windows Server 2003

San Francisco will be even geekier than usual on April 24
as Microsoft
descends on the city for the formal ceremony releasing its
server operating system, Windows Server 2003
(formerly entitled Windows 2003 .NET Server).
The product is positioned as an upgrade to Windows 2000

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Fun with Microsoft licensing

I’m not going to repeat here all the complaints people have about
Microsoft’s various software licensing schemes. But reader William
Walo II found a new wrinkle lately. Since he’s so good at telling
the story, I’ll let him do the talking:

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XP passwords rendered useless

Windows XP, which has been marketed Microsoft as “the most secure
ever,” has been found to have a flaw so bone-headed that it renders
passwords ineffective as a means of keeping people out of your PC.

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