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Author Topic: Vista-SP1 available today (Feb.4th)  (Read 5406 times)

zridling

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Vista-SP1 available today (Feb.4th)
« on: February 04, 2008, 09:47:21 AM »
Vista-SP1 has been released to manufacturing and is available in a few languages starting today. Cool.

Microsoft will be deploying SP1 in two 'waves,'" said Tech ARP. The first, on Monday, will include just five of the 36 available language packs -- English, French, German, Japanese, and Spanish. The second wave, slated for one to two weeks later, will include all 36 language packs.
« Last Edit: February 04, 2008, 12:18:30 PM by zridling »

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Re: Vista-SP1 available today (Feb.4th)
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2008, 02:02:56 PM »
Well it's finished now (released to manufacturing), but it's not available until mid-march:
In mid-March, we will release Windows Vista SP1 to Windows Update (in English, French, Spanish, German and Japanese) and to the download center on microsoft.com
Mike Nash writes from the Windows Product Management group at Microsoft.
« Last Edit: February 04, 2008, 02:06:31 PM by justice »

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Re: Vista-SP1 available today (Feb.4th)
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2008, 02:10:30 PM »
Rumors seem to suggest the network install might be out before that. Personally that's the ver. I want because I'll use the excuse to slipstream and re-install.

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Re: Vista-SP1 available today (Feb.4th)
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2008, 03:38:57 PM »
Hey thanks for the notice!

Also, good call with putting the date in the title! I hate seeing titles like "Today only, some free program or something" that are 3 months old.

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Re: Vista-SP1 available today (Feb.4th)
« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2008, 08:27:18 AM »
Hmm.. It looks like Microsoft is not releasing this until March for us lowly consumers... how does this make sense?

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Re: Vista-SP1 available today (Feb.4th)
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2008, 04:24:06 PM »
It would appear that the final build is now available as a .ISO download from Microsoft. It's a rather large download at 1.16 GB, but if you want to check it out you can grab it right now! :)

Thanks to Majorgeeks for the link!


UPDATE: According to Neowin, this a false alarm  :down:
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Re: Vista-SP1 available today (Feb.4th)
« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2008, 05:58:47 AM »
Just an update, and very possibly a rumour, it is now being mentioned that the release date has been set for the 18th or 19th.

A French website, PC Inpact, has posted the official Microsoft product change request forms for Vista SP1 and Windows XP SP3. So just when do our friends from France say Microsoft is planning on releasing our little Service Pack friends? Well, according to them, we will be seeing Vista SP1 a little earlier than previously anticipated:

Windows Vista SP1: February 18th or 19th
Windows XP SP3: March 23rd or 24th

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Re: Vista-SP1 available today (Feb.4th)
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2008, 07:39:48 AM »
The 18th was confirmed by Microsoft. Cant wait!

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Re: Vista-SP1 available today (Feb.4th)
« Reply #8 on: February 07, 2008, 08:03:25 AM »
While it's probably not a good idea for me to post a link to it, the RTM of SP1 is all over the various bittorrent sites now. You can get it from other places as well though, and if you don't mind the slightly larger CAB file instead of the executable installer you can even get it straight from Microsoft's own servers (I haven't tested this cab file, but the KB number is correct so it should be the RTM build).
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Re: Vista-SP1 available today (Feb.4th)
« Reply #9 on: February 07, 2008, 08:44:06 AM »
If you want to play with Vista SP1, be careful