Windows Vista SP1: Not for the Impatient

Friday, 18 April 2008, 3:51 AM EST

Microsoft has released a bundle of security and stability updates for Windows Vista users. What follows is a long-overdue primer on this package of goodies from Redmond known as Service Pack 1.

While some peoples' experience with Service Pack 2 for Windows XP may have left them feeling wary about installing this package, I haven't heard about SP1 causing any major problems for Vista users. Most Vista systems probably will be better off -- security- and stability-wise -- with this rollup than without it, for the reasons I describe below.

At Security Fix.

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