Download: Windows Vista SP2 BETA (x64 and x86)

Try the latest service pack for Vista - still BETA.

Cameron Wilmot
Published Fri, Dec 5 2008 4:31 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Jun 16 2020 4:29 PM CDT
After loads and loads of speculation and rumours over the past couple of weeks, Microsoft has just publically released the BETA version of the Service Pack 2 for Windows Vista.

Download: Windows Vista SP2 BETA (x64 and x86)

The initial BETA releases supports five different languages - English, French, German, Japanese, and Spanish. It will not work on operating systems with other languages, don't bother trying. You can download x64 SP2 here (615MB) and x86 SP2 here (389MB).

Below is a list of the main new features in SP2, keep in mind though that it also includes a whole stack of bug fixes and patches, which you can see here.

• Support for Bluetooth 2.1
• Improved Blu-ray support
• exFAT file system for USB sticks
• Support for Via 64 Bit processors
• Solution for WLAN problems after S3
• Windows Search 4.0
• Faster RSS gadget
• Less crashes
• Increased compatibility

Proceed with caution and as always, backup all important data before installing SP2 BETA.

Cameron founded TweakTown in 1999 after it originally started off as his personal homepage. Cameron was once, many years ago, the only person at TweakTown producing content, but nowadays, he spends his time ensuring TweakTown operates at its best in his senior management role.

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