Microsoft ships Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

by Mahesh Kukreja · 2 comments

in Microsoft

Windows 7 SP1Microsoft has released the Service Pack 1 (SP1) update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. The update is available via the Microsoft’s Update Center or Windows Update.

The service pack releases add to the performance improvements and security enhancements to the existing versions of corresponding operating systems.

Below are some features included in the Service Pack 1 update of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2:

  • Helps keep PCs supported.
  • Provides ongoing improvement to the operating system, by including previous updates delivered over Windows Update as well as continuing incremental updates to the Windows 7 platform based on customer and partner feedback.
  • Makes it easy for organizations to deploy a single set of updates.
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 includes RemoteFX and Dynamic Memory which provides customers with the ability to take advantage of enhanced server and desktop virtualization.

How to get SP1?

How to get Windows 7 SP1?

There are 3 ways in which you can get the update:

  1. Via Windows Update
  2. Download standalone installation files from Microsoft’s site
  3. Order a SP1 DVD free of charge (only shipping charges will be applied)

The installation takes about 15-20 minutes and is fully automated.

Windows 7 SP1 Update

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{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

Rakesh Kumar February 28, 2011 at 5:13 pm

Well this is an essential update for all Windows 7 user and must install. But what about those people who use dial up slow connection, Is this update also available in offline? suggest me.


Manikandan J March 28, 2011 at 8:32 pm

Now i gonna to do Update my system.It is the first time i visiting your website,very nice.You may also add many latest information regarding the Operating Systems and Softwares.Best of luck for your future post also.I have been subscribed to your feedburner email subscriptions…


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