3/20/2010

Microsoft announces Windows 7 SP1

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 1:57 am

Microsoft announced service packs for both Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, but declined to set a release date or a schedule for getting a beta in users’ hands.

According to a company spokesman, Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) will primarily contain “minor updates,” including patches and hotfixes that will have been delivered earlier via the Windows Update service, rather than new features. One of the latter: an updated Remote Desktop client designed to work with RemoteFX, the new remote-access platform set to debut in SP1 for Windows Server 2008 R2.

Windows Server 2008 R2 will also be upgraded to SP1, Microsoft said, presumably at the same time as Windows 7 since the two operating systems share a single code base.

 

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