Posts Tagged ‘SP1’

Windows 7 SP1 will be Distributed via Automatic Update

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Windows 7 users who haven’t installed SP1 yet should probably check this out …

The end of support for the original version of Windows 7 is near – it ends on April 9, 2013 – and Microsoft as a consequence decided to distribute the first service pack for the operating system via Windows Update as an automatic update. You are probably wondering why support is ending. Microsoft has a policy in place that specifies that support for a product ends 24 months after the released of a service pack for it.


Review: Microsoft Exchange 2010 SP1

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Here’s a helpful review for those who are thinking of updating their copy of MS Exchange …

The latest update brings plenty of admin-friendly additions and much better web access – but installing it has some annoyances

One of my bank holiday weekend projects, along with tackling the triffids in the garden, was upgrading my Exchange 2010 server to SP1, which Microsoft unleashed last week.


Windows 7 SP1 Beta Downloads

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Here’s the first service pack for Windows 7 … complete with uninstallation instructions too.

Microsoft has just released the official beta version of the upcoming first service pack for Windows 7. The beta version, unlike previous builds of the service pack 1, is available publicly. Home users who want to download the beta version need to register at the Evaluation Center before being able to do so.

Service Pack 1 Beta is made only available for IT Professionals and Developers, it is therefor required to pick an IT or developer related occupation in the questionnaire during registration.