August 29th, 2007, 21:30 PM
Microsoft shuts down popular third-party Windows update app
Microsoft forced a popular alternative to Windows Update off the Internet today, sending the maker of AutoPatcher cease-and-desist e-mail. The free utility has been removed from its download site.
Microsoft did not give a reason for the move, which came more than four years after AutoPatcher debuted.
"Today we received an e-mail from Microsoft, requesting the immediate take-down of the dow...