Compare Windows® Vista® SP1 and SP2
A comparison between Windows Vista SP1 and SP2
Microsoft has introduced a number of Operating System with latest features and updates. Window Vista is one of the latest Operating System in this series. The new Operating System helps you in staying connected to people with improved network, web browsing, and remote connections with many new features like, Internet Explorer 7.0. The Network Diagnostic tool is one of the astonishing features of Operating System which helps you in identifying issues which prevent network connectivity potentially. New security tools like, the BitLocker Drive Encryption, the Parental Controls, and User Account Control prevents unwanted changes and use of your PC. Windows Update helps you in keeping your system updated by automatically downloading and installing the latest security and feature updates from the Windows website. Windows Updates are distributed in service packs to extend functionality of your PC. Windows Vista SP2 is one of the latest in this series.
Here is the comparison among different features of Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Service pack 2:
- Support to hardware
- New updates
Support to hardware
Windows Vista includes a number of hardware. When you install Service Pack 2 with your Windows Vista, you get support for more number of hardware on your PC. It provides additional support to Internet connection on your PC with support for Bluetooth wireless technology and also improved performance for Wi-Fi connection. It is also possible to record data on your PC to a Blu-ray Disc media, if Windows Vista is installed with Service Pack 2.
Windows Vista is added with more and more updates with each of its new versions and service packs. When compared to Service Pack 1, the Service Pack 2 brings new updates to your PC. This includes the Windows Search 4.0 with improved indexing and searching capabilities. The Service pack 2 has also included a number of fixes to improve the recording TV process using the Windows Media Center.
As new Operating System is added to your PC, you might get a number of compatibility issues with different components on the PC including applications, programs, and hardware, etc. Windows Vista has diagnosed these issues with its new editions and service packs. Service Pack 2 was made to be compatible with more number of the programs installed on your PC when compared to Service Pack 2. Thus, you do not need to browse for websites and search for CDs when you install the SP2 on your PC.