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Vista SP2 reaches beta status this week

Microsoft let loose a few details
By: Steve Dougherty | Posted: Oct 26, 2008 11:55 pm

A brief report from the lads over at Tech Connect lets us know Microsoft's second service pack for Vista is shaping up pretty well and is expected to enter a closed beta test as early as this week by a bunch of Technology Adoption Program customers.


Vista SP2 reaches beta status this week


From what can be attained thus far about SP2, it will comprise all post-SP1 patches/fixes as well as the following features :-


- Windows Search 4.0 for faster and improved relevancy in searches
- Bluetooth 2.1 Feature Pack supporting the most recent specification for Bluetooth technology
- Ability to record data on to Blu-Ray media natively in Windows Vista
- Windows Connect Now (WCN) to simplify Wi-Fi configuration
- UTC timestamps support for the exFAT file system to allow correct file synchronization across time zones


A definitive release date / deadline for SP2 has not yet been disclosed by Microsoft.


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