“Microsoft released several patches for Windows Vista on Tuesday, including one designed to put the iPod and the new operating system back on speaking terms,” Ina Fried reports for CNET News.
“The software maker issued a patch that is designed to fix a problem that had left iPods vulnerable to being corrupted if Vista users select the operating system’s ‘Safely Remove Hardware’ option to eject the music player,” Fried reports.
Fried reports, “Apple had resolved several Vista compatibility issues in iTunes, but has continued to warn users to only use the eject function within iTunes to remove an iPod in Vista.”
Full article with links here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Adam W.” for the heads up.]
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