By Brian Livingston
We’re not supposed to be publishing articles this week, because we usually skip publication on any 5th Thursday that comes around (such as today).
We take occasional breaks like this so our writers can catch up on some much-needed sleep — but new information has come out about an important Microsoft upgrade, so contributing editor Susan Bradley has produced a special Patch Watch column to give you the facts you need.
Susan’s great analyses of problems with Microsoft patches normally appear twice a month in our paid content. If you’re not getting these crucial details on how to keep your computers healthy, now is a great time for you to upgrade. You’ll receive 12 months of our paid content and be able to search everything we’ve ever published.
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Computer Shopper now owned by SX2 Media Labs
Due to an editing error, our Jan. 24 story on security suites said that Computer Shopper Magazine is owned by CNET Networks. That used to be true, but the publication was sold to SX2 Media Labs in February 2006, according to a press release by Jegi.com.
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Brian Livingston is editorial director of WindowsSecrets.com and the co-author of Windows Vista Secrets and 10 other books.
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