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  1. Solaris17

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    give it a go by running the batch file below you need to do a bunch of updates until it shows up but you will know when your getting close the first update will be named

    Vista SP2 Servicing Stack Update Build 16497 for x64 (KB955430)

    the second update will be SP2 itself weighing in at around 400mb the official title of that according to my update log is

    Vista SP2 Build 16497 for x64 (KB948465)

    its pretty stable and adds support for like blue tooth bluray for WMP and some other stuff here is a list very short though

    • Windows Vista SP2 adds Windows Search 4.0 for faster and improved relevancy in searches.
    • Windows Vista SP2 contains the 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.
    • Adds Windows Connect Now (WCN) to simplify Wi-Fi Configuration.
    • Windows Vista SP2 enables the exFAT file system to support UTC timestamps, which allows correct file synchronization across time zones.
     

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    Does it have an official release day yet?
     
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    I remember what happened last time you did it hehe

    I really want to try out windows 7 is the beta closed?

    I did not look out for the email, MS normally sends me all the builds.
     
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    How come that Microsoft sends you all builds.. are u a beta tester?
     
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    Yea, signed up years ago....but they send me so much spam I miss them a lot. Then they have time limits on how long you can get them.
     
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    I think ill wait for the official release or a couple of years time when auto windows update has it. :p
     
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    By then we'll all be on W7. :laugh:
     
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    Yeah im just saying thats how long it takes i only got sp1 in september lol.
     
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    w7 6801 x64 is already looking better than vista x64. Installs much faster, runs faster, uac slider bar rocks! Hmm, how did I get here?....
     
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    Its coming along nicely windows 7 from what ive seen.

    Whens is sp2 meant to be out officially?
     
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    ya i know damulta is and i am but im apprehensive i have too much vested in my os atm
     
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    few weeks end of december to Q1 09 before windows 7
     
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    Thanks for the info mate. :toast:
     
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    Has anyone tried this yet?

    I will when I see some sort of feedback.... :D
     
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    im using it and its going really well not unstale at all ;)
     
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    Just a note that this also works for anybody using Server 2008.
     
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    ooo! just got my mail (stupid spam mail thingy!) im gonna try this on monday, when i get home.
     
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    im downloadin g it will give my impressions any new improvments apart from bluetooth and exfat
     
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    cool dud let us know
     
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    i just thought i would let you guys know that i tried this a LONG time ago(more than a month) and it got to 99% of stage 3 installing then it decided not to install and sat there for an hour uninstalling:(.

    i might try again now if it is working for some of you
     
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    not sure what else is different feels a bit faster and picture viewer is faster icons load faster too
     
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    cool well that makes 2 of us anyone else try it?
     
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    Still on sp1 here im abit of a chicken lol. :p:D
     
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    when i installed it i had to download some file from microscotch and i had to allow some process in windows defender

    its okay havnt noticed much probly under the hood stuff
     
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    me too it runs really well im hammering away at vantage and overclocking no hiccups at all not even a system slow down with SP2 infact maybe a little speed improvment.
     
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