Vista SP1 arrives at last – with a March download date!

by admin February 5, 2008 at 1:03 pm

With Vista SP1 available for download by consumers in March, and the release of Windows Server 2008 on March 1, with both having gone to RTM today, two major milestones for 2008 are complete, but there’s still plenty left on Microsoft’s plate.

Looks like the TechARP story that Vista SP1 was due on the fourth of February was right, following Microsoft’s announcement that Vista SP1 went RTM today, alongside Windows Server 2008.

That means brand new computers with SP1 will be in stores relatively soon, depending on how much existing stock is still in the system, but consumers won’t be able to download Vista SP1 until March, with Microsoft saying that their ‘Volume Licensing’ customers will be first to be able to download it.

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