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Programming Windows: Windows XP Service Pack 2 Interview (Premium)

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Readers will remember Todd Wanke as the guy who ran Microsoft's War Room for Windows Server 2003, as chronicled in Programming Windows: War Room. Todd, you may recall, had pledged to never again run a War Room after the grueling Windows Server 2003 development process. "No way," he had said, laughing, when I had asked him then if he would do it again. "No way."

But in mid-2003, Microsoft needed Todd again, this time for what would ultimately prove to be the most secure client product that the company would ship to date: Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2). Recognizing how strategically important it was that Microsoft get this release right, he threw caution to the wind and signed on for what he initially envisioned as a three-month project.

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