Microsoft Releases Windows 7 Service Pack 1

If you have liked the new Windows OS very much then you won’t want to miss out on the news these days. Microsoft had released the Service Pack of its most liked OS Windows 7 on 22nd Feb.

Microsoft says the standalone update package should weigh in at 527MB for x86 users, about 903MB for x64 users, and 511MB for users on Itanium chips. The service pack is believed to provide major bug fixes in the OS along with the security enhancement features. The update adds Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX, technologies that increase, respectively, the density of virtual machines and the graphical prowess of thin-client hardware.

Apart from these major changes, the service pack also brings some important features like improved HDMI audio-device performance and a fix for printing mixed-orientation XPS documents etc.

In case you have missed to download the update, then you don’t need to worry as the automatic Windows Update will download it automatically for you. The update is numbered as KB976932, which you can manually install as well.

Note: It is a good practise to create a restore point before installing something so as to undo changes if something goes bad.

[Via cnet]

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