Microsoft today has released Windows 7 SP1 (Service Pack 1) and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (Service Pack 1) to public as a free download and is available from Microsoft’s Website , or via Windows Update, and by ordering an installation DVD. Windows 7 SP1 takes roughly 30 minutes to install, and you’ll have to restart the computer halfway through. System requirements and detailed installation instructions can also be found on Microsoft’s Website.
Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 helps keep your PCs and servers on the latest support level. It also provides ongoing improvements to the Windows Operating System (OS), by including previous updates delivered over Windows Update as well as continuing incremental updates to the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 platforms based on customer and partner feedback. This enables organizations to deploy a single set of updates.
Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 will help you:
- Keep your PCs supported and up-to-date
- Get ongoing updates to the Windows 7 platform
- Easily deploy cumulative updates at a single time
- Meet your users’ demands for greater business mobility
- Provide a comprehensive set of virtualization innovations
- Provide an easier Service Pack deployment model for better IT efficiency
The build number of final RTM version is 7601.17514.101119-1850, which means that it was compiled on 19th November 2010.
Like most of the Service Packs for Microsoft Windows, this one follows in the same direction,containing all the security and recommended updates that you would usually receive through Windows Update. Windows 7 SP1 also includes RemoteFX which will provide rich 3D experience for remote computing.
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