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Windows 7 SP1 beta now available

Written by Andre Yoskowitz @ 12 Jul 2010 10:19 User comments (3)

Windows 7 SP1 beta now available Microsoft has finally, officially launched the public beta of Windows 7 SP1, giving users a chance to download the service pack.
In late June, the SP1 was leaked online, and is still circulating on torrent, P2P and warez sites. Additionally, a beta of the Windows Server 2008 R2 was leaked as well.

The SP1, as stated by Microsoft, is mainly a rollup of already-released hotfixes.

Says Microsoft's Tammi Reller: "I am quite pleased today to announce the public beta availability of service pack 1 both for Windows Server 2008R2 as well as Windows 7. [For Windows 7 ] mostly it is minor updates that are available through Windows update."

Businesses will be the main beneficiaries of the update, as they will finally be free to upgrade their corporate systems to a fully stable Windows 7, from XP and Vista.

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3 user comments

113.7.2010 00:21

I'll wait for a stable release before getting it.

213.7.2010 04:17

Originally posted by ROMaster2:
I'll wait for a stable release before getting it.
Me too,lets hope its a smooth event!

313.7.2010 12:21

Yeah, beta packs are good to test on vm, but in a live system can be a nightmare if you want to then apply the official pack.

I wounder if SP1 of W7 will be like Vista SP1 and have a new WGA in the final release ? has anyone tried the beta yet?

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