Review on Windows® Vista® Service Pack 1
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 is a set of updates for Windows Vista that addresses feedback from customers. It contains changes focused on addressing specific reliability and performance issues, supporting new types of hardware and adding support for several emerging standards. It enables customers to take advantage of improvements that Microsoft and its partners have developed.
The introduction of Windows Vista Service Pack 1 is a milestone that every system managers and computer users have appreciated. It has been very useful to all users mainly corporate and government users that have large networks. It works by allowing Windows components to be updated while they are still in the running process. Windows Vista has many new and improved management and helps in preventing problems more efficiently. Thus, reducing the cost and complexity of desktop support and configuration.
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 touches four major areas of Windows. They are reliability and performance, administration experience and easy play and plug installation procedure for many devices. Windows Vista Service Pack 1 combined with Windows live enables to keep your software and services upto date as Microsoft deliver new innovations over time. It has impressed the customer by the quality improvement. It includes security, reliability and performance improvements. Windows Vista Service Pack 1 is user friendly and more productive by improving the drawbacks in the Microsoft code. Windows Special pack 1 has the ability to support hot-patching. Hot patching is a technique of a reboot reduction servicing technology, which is made to increase the working twice of a system.
- FIVE – Security
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 provides security software vendors a more secure way to communicate with Windows Security Center. It improves the security of running Remote Application programs and desktops by allowing Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) files to be signed. Customers can differentiate user experiences based on publisher identity.
- FOUR – Reliability
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 has better reliability and compatibility to newer graphics cards in several specific scenarios and configurations. It provides improved performance when working with external displays on a laptop. It has also increased compatibility with many printer drivers. Performance has been increased when laptop is put into the sleep mode and resumes the operation from sleep mode.
- THREE – Administration experience
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 has improved the deployment and management. The Bit Locker Drive Encryption encrypts extra local volumes. The Network Diagnostics tool will help you to solve the most common file sharing problems, in addition to the basic problems that it already seen. Administrators can control the volumes on which to run Disk Defragmenter.
- TWO – Supports new standards
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 supports ExFAT file system (for flash drive), Digital (SD) and Advanced Direct Memory Access (DMA). It also improves transfer and performance network boot using EFI on x64 systems. It also supports Direct 3D 10.1, Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP).
- ONE – Efficient deployment
The reliability of operating system in Windows Vista Service Pack 1 was improved by Microsoft. Windows Vista Service Pack 1 updates help the organization to work better. It improves OS deployment by enabling 64-bit versions of Windows Vista to be installed from a 32-bit OS. A single WinPE image can be maintained by the IT professionals.
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 is delivering tangible benefits to customers without any challenge. Windows Vista Service Pack 1 further improves the experience by the quality of operating system, adding support for new hardware and standards. It also helps businesses to optimize their infrastructures further.