Hot on HuffPost Tech:

See More Stories
Engadget for the iPhone: download the app now
AOL Tech

Microsoft releases Windows Vista SP2

Windows Vista SP2 download
Microsoft has released Service Pack 2 for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. The update adds support for additional hardware and standards, including 64 bit processors from VIA. It's also designed to make it easier for IT professionals to deploy the operating system, and it includes all of the security updates and hotfixes released since Vista SP1.

The update also includes Windows Search 4.0, which is the latest version of Microsoft's desktop search client, plus improved WiFi performance after resuming from sleep mode.

In order to install Windows Vista SP2, you'll need to have Service Pack 1 installed. Microsoft indicates that it might take an hour or more to install the update, and after you're done some hardware (like your sound card) might not work until you install updated drivers.

You can download Windows Vista SP2 for 32-bit or 64-bit processors. Or check out the release notes for more information.

Tags: osupdates, windows-vista, windows-vista-sp2

Comments

9