Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 16th Dec 2005 14:57 UTC, submitted by mlauzon
Windows "Microsoft will move the graphics for its next version of Windows outside of the operating system's kernel to improve reliability, the software giant has told Techworld. Vista's graphics subsystem, codenamed Avalon and formally known as the Windows Presentation Foundation, will be pulled out the kernel because many lock-ups are the result of the GUI freezing, Microsoft infrastructure architect Giovanni Marchetti told us exclusively yesterday."
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RE[2]: Re: IE7 too
by SEJeff on Fri 16th Dec 2005 20:00 UTC in reply to "RE: Re: IE7 too"
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No, IE is integrated with the shell aka explorer.exe. Security problem with IE often results in a system compromise due to this. Even if you delete iexplore.exe from your computer, your system will be vulnerable to ie attacks as explorer uses the same libraries (dlls) as ie.

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