For those of you running Windows 7 (and that's likely a huge
portion of DailyTech readers),
Microsoft has officially made Service Pack 1 (SP1) available to the public.
This move comes just a week after Microsoft provided
SP1 to MSDN/TechNet subscribers.
“Remember - for Windows 7, SP1 will help keep your PCs well
supported by delivering ongoing updates, many of which have been made
previously available through Windows Update,” said Microsoft Brandon LeBlanc on
Team Blog. “It does, however, include client-side support for RemoteFX and
Dynamic Memory which are two new virtualization features enabled in Windows
Server 2008 R2 SP1.”
for the x86 version weighs in at 537.8MB while the x64 version comes in at a
For those that aren't too familiar with installing Windows
Service packs, Microsoft has a handy how-to guide that you can read here.
quote: My SP1 update was just 73MB.. maybe i already had most of the updates in it.
quote: In short - there is no new functionality as we have mentioned previously beyond client-side support for RemoteFX and Dymanic Memory which are 2 new virtualization features enabled in Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.