Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 has Released!

Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 SP1 has shipped. Here’s the bottom line:

  • Volume Licensed, MSDN and TechNet subscribers get access February 16.
  • All customers get access February 22 through Windows Update and direct download

The Windows Server team has information on SP1 here:

http://blogs.technet.com/b/windowsserver/archive/2011/02/09/windows-server-2008-r2-and-windows-7-sp1-releases-to-manufacturing-today.aspx

Technical information on the service pack can be found here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff817622(WS.10).aspx

Feel free to use the comments as an informal place for questions/feedback if you like.  I will have some follow up information on the service pack a little later.

Jeff Hughes
Senior Support Escalation Engineer
Microsoft Enterprise Platforms Support