Windows XP Service Pack 2 Release Candidate 1 (RC1) Screenshot Gallery

On March 17, 2004, Microsoft issued the Release Candidate 1 (RC1) build ofWindows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2). This build includes no major new features, insteadfocusing on refinements to features...

Paul Thurrott

October 6, 2010

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On March 17, 2004, Microsoft issued the Release Candidate 1 (RC1) build ofWindows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2). This build includes no major new features, insteadfocusing on refinements to features introduced in last month's beta update. Hereare some screenshots from the new build.

General tab of the Windows Firewall configuration utility.

Windows Firewall Exceptions tab.

Windows Firewall Advanced tab.

About Windows.

System Properties: Automatic Updates.

System Properties: Hardware (note the absence of "Add New Hardware" button).

Control Panel now features conspicuous Security Center link.

Security Center.

Security Center with expanded security feature links.

New wireless networking connection tray icon.

Wireless networking tray icon menu.

Wireless networking Connection dialog.

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Paul Thurrott

Paul Thurrott is senior technical analyst for Windows IT Pro. He writes the SuperSite for Windows, a weekly editorial for Windows IT Pro UPDATE, and a daily Windows news and information newsletter called WinInfo Daily UPDATE.

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