Microsoft relived programs list that are known to experience a loss of functionality after you install Service Pack 2 for Windows Vista or for Windows Server 2008.

Microsoft recommends

If an application that is not mentioned in this article has a change in functionality after you install SP2 for Windows Vista or for Windows Server 2008, perform the following actions:

# Restart the computer at least one time after you notice that the program is not working correctly. This may let services or pending functions finish to correct the problem.

# Contact the software vendor. For example, visit the support area of the software vendor Web site. You may be able to find an application update that mentions Windows Vista SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2, or you may find a newer version of the program that was released after Service Pack 2.

# Report the problem to the software vendor. You may be able to use a contact link on the software vendor Web page to report the problem and to request an updated version of the application.

Programs that are blocked from starting after you install Service Pack 2

Eusing Free Registry Cleaner v2.0
Microsoft Application Virtualization v4*
Spy Sweeper v5.3.1.2344

Programs that do not run after you install Service Pack 2

Arcsoft Totalmedia v2.1.6.126
Dr.eye Pro Trad_Chinese v8.1
Lenovo System Update

Programs that have a loss of functionality after you install Service Pack 2

Trend Micro Internet Security & Virus Buster v2008
Avira AntiVir v8*
Spyware Doctor v5.5.0.*
Holodeck Enterprise Edition v2.8.0

One response to “Microsoft relieves program list that are lost functionality after installing Windows Vista SP2”

  1. Jure Andri? Avatar

    Well if thats all applications that have problems with SP2 than we must admit that this isnt a big deal at all…..

    Jure

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