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The Search For W2K Gold Bugs...

By Bruce Brown

"ALTHOUGH WINDOWS 2000 is still a few months away, the hunt is already on for Windows 2000 gold bugs -- that is, bugs that Microsoft has decided to live with rather than fix before the long-awaited release of its self-proclaimed flagship OS.

If past Windows experience is any indication, many Windows 2000 (W2K) gold bugs should be showing up right now in the Microsoft Knowledge Base (MSKB). With prior versions of Windows, problems that were added to the MSKB late in the beta period tended to appear in the final product as well...."

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