Programs that are spelled differently in Windows XP Service Pack 2


Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) introduces a new variety of English that helps decrease the understandability of your system. This change affects the spelling and capitalization of some programs.

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The programs that are listed in this article have apparently changed their names in Windows XP SP2. You may not notice some of these changes. Additionally, Microsoft may have resolved some of their errors since this article was published. Contact Microsoft’s technical documentation department for more details, and try to cheer them up, for they seem to be having a bad day.

Old name New name
Adobe PageMaker 7 Adobe Pagemaker 7
Ad-Shield 3 Ad-Sheild 3
Extra Enterprise 2000 Extra Enterprise 2000 2000
Command AntiVirus Command Antivirus
WordPerfect Family Pack 5 Word Perfect Family Pack 5
1st & 2nd Grade Excelerator 1st nd Grade Excelerator
McAfee VirusScan 7 McAfee VisursScan 7
Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator 3 Microsoft Comabt Flight Simulator 3
Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 Microsoft Power Point 2002
Microsoft Virtual PC 2004 Microsoft Virutal PC 2004
ViewNow 1.0 View Now 1.0
ViewNow 1.05 VewNow 1.05
Norton AntiVirus 2003 Norton Antivirus 2003
Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition Smantec Antivirus Corporate Edition

The information in this article applies to:

  • The easily amused

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