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Installing Windows Vista SP1 RC via Windows Update [UPDATE2]
Posted by Arne Hess - at Thursday, 06.12.07 - 12:01:25 CET under Digital - Gadgets - Viewed 28420x

Quite cool - for registered Beta tester, Microsoft is providing the new Windows Vista SP1 RC via Windows Update. All you have to do is downloading a small file which updates Windows Update that it finds the Service Pac 1 RC on the Windows Update server:

So instead of downloading the full Service Pack 1 from the Microsoft FTP server, this time I will go the Windows Update Route since this is the way how SP1 is distributed later anyway.

Will keep you updated how it works.

Here we go - after I've installed the necessary update, Windows Update found the SP1 download which is between 51 and 539 MB:

To be continued...

Cheers ~ Arne

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