Monday, July 23, 2007

Windows Vista SP1 due out this week

Microsoft is due to release Beta version of Service Pack 1 for its operating system Windows Vista. This has been long overdue as anomalies of the operating system has been revealed by its users regularly since the opearating system came in the market. The SP1 is going to focus on fixes rather than the new additions to the original operating system.

According to the blogs of the Vista users from around the globe, along with altered operating system’s desktop-search functionality, Windows Vista Service Pack 1 will include performance enahancements for faster files copying and shut down operation. The Vista’s SP1 will also bring improved transfer performance and decreased CPU utilization via support for SD Advanced Direct Memory Access (DMA); support for ExFat Windows file format for flash memory and other consumer devices; improvements to BitLocker Drive Encryption; the ability to boot Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) on an x64 machine; and improved success rate for firewalled MeetingSpace and Remote Assistance connections.

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