Vista SP2 Beta Now Avaliable

Vista logoVista SP2 now avaliable for download.

Microsoft have made a Beta download avaliable of Service Pack 2 for Windows Vista. The download is avaliable for both 32 & 64bit windows, and works with Vista and Server 2008. The download is around 700mb, but offers a range of improvements:

* Hardware ecosystem support and enhancements
* Adds support for the 64-bit central processing unit (CPU) from VIA Technologies, which adds the ID and vendor strings for the new VIA 64-bit CPU.
* Integrates the Windows Vista Feature Pack for Wireless, which contains support for Bluetooth v2.1. Bluetooth v2.1 is the most recent specification for Bluetooth wireless technology and Windows Connect Now (WCN) Wi-Fi Configuration.
* Improves performance for Wi-Fi connection after resuming from sleep mode.
* Adds new capabilities to Direct X Graphic display reliability. The graphics experience has been greatly improved for users, such as gamers, running applications that require a lot of graphics processing.
* Includes updates to the RSS feeds sidebar with improved performance and responsiveness.
* Improves audio and video performance for streaming high definition content.
* Includes ability to record data to Blu-Ray media.

There is also a number of other improvements, a full list is avaliable here.

For 32bit users, you can download a copy Here.
64bit users can find their copy Here.

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