1. SubscriberRuss
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    13 Aug '04 13:50
    Because XP Service Pack 2 does have some implications for web sites (for example, pop up blocking being supported directly from IE), I have installed and tested with it to check for issues. There does not appear to be any problems, and I would recommend it to everyone because of the security enhancements. (Although you install it at your own risk.)

    Available from windows update next week, or as a huge 'one off' 270 meg download for sys. admins. right now.

    -Russ
  2. Standard memberExy
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    13 Aug '04 15:122 edits
    I actually installed it yesterday afternoon and then used RHP all night without any ill-affects, looks like Microsoft got it right with this one.

    Although, I would suggest that you unplug any USB devices before running it and make sure you have about 500mb of free space on your hard drive as it creates a large backup before it installs.
  3. SubscriberRuss
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    16 Aug '04 07:50
    The only side effect I have noticed now is that Outlook Express now blocks images by default - so RHP emails can now look a little strange. There is good reason why this is off by default now though.

    The alternative, embedding images, bulks out the emails significantly, so not that desirable.

    -Russ
  4. SubscriberMarinkatomb
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    17 Aug '04 04:49
    Originally posted by Russ
    The only side effect I have noticed now is that Outlook Express now blocks images by default - so RHP emails can now look a little strange. There is good reason why this is off by default now though.

    The alternative, embedding images, bulks out the emails significantly, so not that desirable.

    -Russ
    I would guess it is off by default in order to stop 'gif' spammers. You know the one's that send you an email with a clear gif. As soon as you look at the mail your registered in a spam database.
  5. SubscriberRuss
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    17 Aug '04 13:42
    Originally posted by marinakatomb
    I would guess it is off by default in order to stop 'gif' spammers. You know the one's that send you an email with a clear gif. As soon as you look at the mail your registered in a spam database.
    That is exactly the reason - to stop tracking who has received (or rather read) emails.

    -Russ
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