Windows Vista SP1 support is over

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Microsoft's official support for its Windows Vista operating system with the first service pack has now officially ended. As noted on the Windows support web site, the official support for that version of the OS...


Office 2010 SP1 download links now live

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For the Office team at Microsoft, it has been an eventful morning. Microsoft has launched Office 365 globally and now the download links for SP1 for Office 2010 are now live. The download, (courtesy of user...


Windows 7 SP1 to land today

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Six days ago, Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 became available for MSDN/TechNet subscribers, and later today we'll all be able to get our hands on it. As we reported last...


Windows 7 SP1 RC released

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Microsoft has just released an RC version of its upcoming service pack. The version, windows6.1-KB976932, has been officially released and this may have been done because of the recent leak. The SP1 will provide several enhancements...


Windows 7 SP1 public beta released

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Microsoft announced on Monday that the first Windows 7 Service Pack 1 public beta is now available. Speaking at Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington, Corporate Vice President of Windows & Windows Live - Tami Reller...


Windows 7 SP1 beta leaks to the web

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The highly anticipated Windows 7 SP1 has leaked to the web. The new service pack provides many updates to the platform but does not introduce any drastic changes or new features. The impact...


Early Windows 7 SP1 build leaks

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An early build of Windows 7 SP1 has leaked to file sharing sites this week, indicating that Microsoft is on target to ship the update later this year. The build, 6.1.7601.16537.amd64fre.win7.100327-0053, appears to be a recent...

Even with Vista SP1, Hackers Still Crack WGA

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[quote]The fact that Microsoft has relaxed its antipiracy mechanism built into Windows Vista concomitantly with the release of Service Pack 1 failed to stop hackers from providing a crack for the latest version of Windows...

Vista SP1 Offers Power Efficiency Enhancements

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Most if not all the attention surrounding Windows Vista Service Pack 1 has been around performance, reliability and compatibility, but you probably didn't know SP1 also makes short strides in terms of Vista's power efficiency....

Microsoft Glitch Offers Up Vista SP1 Early

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Brett Zehr was surprised on Thursday when he saw that his Windows Vista PC had a new update ready: Service Pack 1. Although the product wasn't supposed to be available until mid-March, a glitch on...

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