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Microsoft Details SP1 for Windows 7, Server 2008

Details are finally emerging on the first Service Pack updates for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, with Microsoft releasing its first hints on the two OSes' next steps.

This far, however, information remains scant on Windows 7 SP1, while Microsoft is being more forthcoming about what's being worked up for the next incarnation of Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. Chief among the Windows Server enhancements: Microsoft RemoteFX and Dynamic Memory. Datamation takes a look at what it all means.


After months of silence, Microsoft is finally talking out loud about the first service pack (SP) for Windows 7 and its server sibling, Windows Server 2008 R2.

Most of the changes to Windows 7 will be small and mostly focused on stability, security, and other incremental updates, such as new device drivers.

"For Windows 7, SP1 includes only minor updates, among which are previous updates that are already delivered through Windows Update," Microsoft spokesperson Brandon LeBlanc said in a post to the Windows 7 Team Blog.

Read the full story at Datamation:
Microsoft Finally Talks Up Windows 7 Service Pack