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Windows Vista SP2 Available For Download

Windows: As we foreshadowed last week, Service Pack 2 is officially available for download, bringing better Wi-Fi and BlueTooth connectivity, processor compatibility, native Blu-Ray support, and faster search to Windows Vista.

Just as with the release candidate, installing SP2 technically requires having SP1 installed. Knowing that a few of our readers held off on that update, that makes SP2 kind of a pain for cautious users, and Microsoft notes that the only solution for a missing or incomplete SP1—or, in some cases, installations made with vLite or other custom disk makers—is a lengthy re-install.

Still, for those waiting on even more fixes for Windows Vista, SP2 should be a welcome download. You should see it through Windows Update around June 30, but you can download and install it directly from the links below. Tell us how you’re liking SP2 in the comments. Notable Changes in Windows Server 2008 SP2 and Windows Vista SP2 [Microsoft TechNet]
Downloads: Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (32-bit)
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