Windows Vista SP2 Beta Release scheduled Next week
Microsoft has confirmed that they would be releasing the first beta of Windows Vista Service Pack 2 next week (Wednesday, October 29). Windows Vista SP2 Beta contains previously released fixes focused on addressing specific reliability, performance, and compatibility issues.
Windows Vista SP2 contains changes focused on supporting new types of hardware and adding support for several emerging standards:
- 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.
Source – Windows Vista Blog