[StBernard] Vista SP1

Westley Annis Westley at da-parish.com
Sun Dec 16 23:09:54 EST 2007

Microsoft is readying the Windows Vista Service Pack 1 for release early
next year. It is already out as a release candidate. That is a final testing
Service Pack 1 is designed to improve the stability and reliability of
Vista. Unfortunately, service packs for Windows can sometimes cause
problems. For instance, people experienced problems with Service Pack 2 for
So you may want to hold off on installing Service Pack 1 for Vista. You
could watch the news for bugs, and wait until they're fixed.
Microsoft has a tool that will help you block the installation of Vista
Service Pack 1. It blocks installation via Windows Update for 12 months. You
can still install the service pack manually, if you choose.
The tool also works with Service Pack 3 for Windows XP. That service pack is
also scheduled for release in the first part of 2008.


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