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Microsoft tweaks update page, Internet Exploder

Plus ca change
Wed Mar 01 2006, 09:14
SOFTWARE FIRM Microsoft has introduced changes to its update pages and at the same time tweaked Internet Explorer to comply with a patent claim.

New features of the Update software include "smarter" and "smaller" downloads, the ability to hide updates you don't want to see, an "update news" section and better file selection features.

And Microsoft is offering a tweaked Internet Explorer update which takes account of a patent spat it's in with the University of California and Eolas.

According to, here, that may mean some web pages may display differently. µ


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