Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Windows XP Service Pack 2 to bring Bluetooth updates
Posted on 6-Jan-2004 18:20 | Filed under: News

Windows XP Service Pack 2 to bring Bluetooth updates
According to the Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 Beta Fact Sheet the new update brings enhanced experience for Windows XP users. One of the updates is a new set of Bluetooth profiles for the Microsoft Bluetooth Mouse and Keyboard. Currently users of the Microsoft product can only use HID (Human Interface Devices) and dial-up connections. Windows XP SP2 includes updated support for Bluetooth, enabling users to take advantage of the latest wireless devices, including a number of wireless keyboards and mice, wireless printers, and connections with mobile phones and PDAs.

Other improvements in this area include an unified wireless local area network (LAN) client, pop-up manager for Internet Explorer, an improved version of Windows Firewall , Messenger service off by default, increased customer control over downloads of external content in Outlook Express and more.

Ars Technica published a review of this new Service Pack, including screenshots. The update is not due until summer 2004, and is currently a 222MB file.


More information: http://www.arstechnica.com/wankerdesk/04q1/sp...
Image credit: http://www.arstechnica.com...
Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Transferring domain in to MetaName
Created by tardtasticx, last reply by timbee on 19-Oct-2018 23:02 (13 replies)

IPCC climate report
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by SaltyNZ on 19-Oct-2018 18:08 (98 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Strange Availability behaviour - Fixed Broadband
Created by graham007, last reply by quickymart on 18-Oct-2018 21:02 (12 replies)

Sky TV sale possible?
Created by MikeB4, last reply by quickymart on 18-Oct-2018 21:08 (33 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Official driver just killed pc
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by Rikkitic on 19-Oct-2018 20:13 (10 replies)

New Carry on Luggage Recommendation
Created by networkn, last reply by MikeAqua on 19-Oct-2018 10:47 (64 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


VDSL outage unresolved for a week. Very frustrating.
Created by josephhinvest, last reply by josephhinvest on 22-Oct-2018 17:15 (9 replies)

Watches
Created by Geektastic, last reply by mclean on 19-Oct-2018 13:28 (36 replies)
Pages... 2 3