BetaNews | Vista SP1 goes live on Automatic Updates, but gradually

  Vista SP1 goes live on Automatic Updates, but gradually By Scott M. Fulton, III, BetaNews April 23, 2008, 6:06 PM It’s apparently safe to try this now: Microsoft stated this afternoon it’s going forward with plans to deploy Windows Vista Service Pack 1 via Automatic Updates. But today’s go-ahead won’t mean that users will wake up one morning and suddenly find themselves upgraded (or not), or even that SP1 will find itself deployed all in the same morning. BetaNews | Vista SP1 goes live on Automatic Updates, but gradually

An update is available that improves the performance and reliability of Windows Vista

  INTRODUCTION This update resolves issues that may affect some Windows Vista-based computers. These issues have been reported by customers who are using the Error Reporting service or Microsoft Customer Support Services.By applying this update, you can achieve better performance and responsiveness in various scenarios. This update also improves the reliability of Windows Vista.This update resolves the following issues on a Windows Vista-based computer: • You experience a long delay when you try to exit the Photos screen saver. • A memory leak occurs when you use the Windows Energy screen saver. • If User Account Control is disabled on … Continue reading An update is available that improves the performance and reliability of Windows Vista

An update is available that improves the compatibility and reliability of Windows Vista

  INTRODUCTION This update resolves some compatibility issues and reliability issues in Windows Vista. By applying this update, you can achieve better reliability and hardware compatibility in various scenarios.This update resolves the following issues: • The screen may go blank when you try to upgrade the video driver. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 932539 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/932539/) The screen may go blank when you try to upgrade the video driver on a Windows Vista-based computer • The computer stops responding, and you receive a “Display driver stopped responding and has … Continue reading An update is available that improves the compatibility and reliability of Windows Vista

Get Vista upgrade, never pay full price

  Get Vista upgrade, never pay full price By Brian LivingstonMany people are upset by the fact that the economical, “upgrade” version of Vista won’t accept a Windows XP or Windows 2000 CD-ROM as proof of ownership. Vista Upgrade is said to install only to a hard disk that already has XP or 2000 already on it. Source: Get Vista upgrade, never pay full price

Windows Vista Questions and Some Answers (Updated)

I have been helping with the lunch of Vista at a store. I have come across these questions and because these were not made clear, either hidden of fine print on the bottom of the box, I and everyone else is giving away bad advise. Once I get all of the answers, the store will be able to give good advise. Because some was assumed was the same with previous versions, and the lack of Microsoft informing the stores. 1. Does x64 version DVD come in the Vista Box? No it does, not. You must pay a small shipping and … Continue reading Windows Vista Questions and Some Answers (Updated)

Microsoft to offer Windows Vista online – Yahoo! News

  Microsoft Corp. will make its new Windows Vista operating system available for sale and download online, marking a new step for the software company, which has previously sold Windows only on packaged discs or pre-loaded on computers. Source: Microsoft to offer Windows Vista online – Yahoo! News   I think this is a smart move, since people have busy lives. I have been able to obtain corporate software electronically instead of waiting for the CD to come in for Symantec/Vertas and GFI. (Note, most retail stores do not sell corporate licensing that you can go in and buy and … Continue reading Microsoft to offer Windows Vista online – Yahoo! News