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Our last edition of WIG for October is filled with news link coverage on topics such as Microsoft may not issue a second Windows 7 service pack, Windows Media Center is free for Windows 8 Pro users for limited time, CyanogenMod logged swipe gestures used to unlock Android devices, and more.

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  • Published 10/28/12

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  1. pbug56

    In regards to Win 7 service packs, it is far less important to have more service packs then for support to continue; at least as long as XP given that Win 8, and probably other versions going forward, will not be viable for enterprise or even most home use. By the time Microsloth gets around to releasing a new, usable version of Windoze, most people will have found their way to something UNIX based.

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