After they have been leaked early, now they are officially available:http://support.microsoft.com/Default.aspx?kbid=938979http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=938194At this stage they do not seem to be available via Windows Update but they might becomeavailable on the 14th.
Instead of calling Microsoft for a hotfix you can now use the Hotfix Request Web Submission Form at:https://support.microsoft.com/contactus2/emailcontact.aspx?scid=sw;en;1410&WS=hotfix
Several sites started mentioning hotfixes for Vista that are released to Windows 2008 testers.The patches are supposed to fix reliability issues, performance issues, standby/resume issues and other unnamed issues. There are a couple of very interesting points,as of this moment: Based on benchmarks done by www.aeroxp.org the patches are very promising. The patches were posted and are obtainable on the Internet. Now keep in mind that we are talking about Beta patches(not even mentioning legal ramifications) here so beware…
Take a look at: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931212 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/939373 This has also been mentioned on Donna’s Security Flash (which is a great resource for security news/updates).