In the future, the UUP
will make it possible for Microsoft to ship updates as differential download packages, meaning users will have to download only the parts of Windows that have changed between updates.
Nesbitt has said that the revelations about the Provisional IRA have shattered trust in Sinn Fein and the UUP
can no longer work in coalition with the republican party.
claimed the ministerial Executive must sort out other outstanding matters - such as the longstanding row over post-primary school transfer arrangements - before it can take on law and order functions.
spokesman Dermot Nesbitt welcomed the defections, saying the party would now be able to ``unite''.
Mr Trimble's leadership of the UUP
has been called in question since the party's losses in the Westminster and local government elections.
spokesman added it wants the UK to press for further reform and a return to free trade.
walking out of the Executive has no impact on the continuance of devolution and has even less impact on Sinn Fein.
The Taoiseach said the UUP
remained a significant player in Northern Ireland politics.
Whatever we come up with has got to be real," said the UUP
leader David Trimble said there was still "deep scepticism" among some of his members about the commitment to peace of parties with links to paramilitary groups.
is set to resign from the Stormont Executive next week, claiming PSNI revelations about Provisional IRA involvement in the murder of Kevin McGuigan have shattered trust in Sinn Fein.
and Tory link-up came under further pressure last night as it was revealed a new member of the UUP
party is a former friend of loyalist terrorists.