Tag Archives | Service Pack

Windows Vista SP1 Loses Support

This week Microsoft ended support for Windows Vista Service Pack 1. Users can still receive support by upgrading to service pack 2

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Windows 7 SP1 Installs Causing Some “fatal errors”

The first service pack for Windows 7 has been available for nearly a month at this stage and by and large I think the roll out went without too many…

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Windows 7 SP1 Coming Loaded On PCs in Early April

Windows 7 SP1 hasn’t been out too long, but Lenovo and Hewlett-Packard have already said they are going to start shipping it pre-loaded on their machines. Laptops and desktops from…

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Windows 7 SP1 Generally Available Today

It’s February 22, and that means that the common man is getting what those spoiled MSDN and TechNet people got last week – the ability to download the final version…

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What You Need To Know Upgrading To Windows 7 SP1

The very first service pack for Windows 7 will be available to the public starting from February 22nd as confirmed by Microsoft just over a week ago. It’s already been…

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Microsoft Releases Windows 7 SP1 Documentation

The first service pack for the Windows operating system will be released to the public in the coming week. MSDN and Technet subscribers on the other hand are able to…

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Windows 7 SP1 Final Out In The Coming Weeks

While there is no official confirmation yet by Microsoft, Winrumors are reporting that the service pack 1 for Windows 7 will be released on February 16 for MSDN customers and…

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Why You Shouldn’t be Installing Windows 7 SP1 RTM

There’s been a lot of talk in the last few days about the imminent release of Windows 7 Service Pack 1, and yesterday Martin said here that the RTM (Release to…

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Windows 7 Service Pack 1 RTM Leaked, Available For Download

There is still some uncertainty about the alleged Windows 7 Service Pack 1 RTM build considering that Microsoft has not yet officially confirmed the final build string. Even if that…

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Microsoft Announces Windows 7 SP1 RTM

Yesterday I reported on a story that the recent software update from Microsoft was prepping Windows 7 machines for the update to Windows 7 SP1. Then earlier today Martin covered…

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Windows 7 SP1 RTM Reportedly Finished

Microsoft is preparing the release of the first Windows 7 service pack. The January patch day had already one update included that prepared the underlying operating system for the deployment…

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Windows 7 SP1 Nearing Release

Microsoft haven’t officially given a release date for the first service pack for Windows 7, they’ve just said that it will be in the first half of this year, so…

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Windows Service Pack Blocker Tool Kit Download Available

Microsoft has released the Windows Service Pack Blocker Tool Kit yesterday. It can be used to block the deployment of Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 R2…

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Windows 7 SP1 Release Candidate Available

The release candidates of the first service packs for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 leaked to the net earlier this week. This indicated the next major step in…

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Update : IE9 on Win 7 will NOT require SP1

Microsoft caused a great deal of confusion yesterday when word appeared that Internet Explorer 9 would not install on Windows 7 PCs unless the user had previously installed Service Pack 1.…

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Microsoft Refreshes Windows 7 SP1 Beta For Select Few

Microsoft began distributing the first builds of Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 during July earlier this year. Now reports are coming in that Microsoft have gone and…

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Windows 7 SP1 Beta Goes Public

Up until now the Windows 7 SP1 Beta has only been available to Technet or MSDN subscribers, so us common users haven’t been able to get our hands on it.…

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Windows 7 SP1 Arriving Q1 2011?

Microsoft have already confirmed with us that Windows 7 SP1 won’t be made available to customers until the first half of 2011 at least. Initially we thought that maybe SP1…

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