Microsoft has posted a listing of applications known to
break under Service Pack 1 for Windows Vista. It’s hardly a stop-the-presses
list. Most of the affected software is, not surprisingly, security-related
software. Considering how much Microsoft retooled Vista to improve its
security, I’m surprised it didn’t break more apps than it did.
The one true application, not a system utility, that’s broken is the New York Times
Reader, the custom viewer released by the Times publisher that displays news
from the paper in its print format on your computer screen.
This affects version 1 and Microsoft reports that later
versions will work with SP1. The Times Reader is currently at version 184.108.40.206.
Probably the most widely-used of the apps on the list is
Trend Micro Internet Security 2008. Microsoft said the newest version, 16.1,
will be compatible with SP1, so users should upgrade.