Windows Vista SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2

The Windows team put up quick work and released the SP2 for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 despite the parallel Windows 7 work that has been keeping them busy.   So if you are running Windows Vista SP1 or Windows Server 2008, you can install SP2 released from http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=a4dd31d5-f907-4406-9012-a5c3199ea2b3&DisplayLang=en or better turn on automatic updates and it should do the update sometime during this month.

Currently it is available for 5 languages and more general availability might be over the next few months.  Note that Windows Vista SP1 is a pre-requisite and it can be downloaded from http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/bb738089.aspx

In the case of Windows Server, when it was released, it came by default with SP1 so this is technically the Service Pack 1 although, for versioning consistency it is SP2.

The Windows Team proactively blogs about these new releases and other updates at http://windowsteamblog.com/

The particular post which talks about this and the links for other flavours such as x64, Enterprise etc., is http://windowsteamblog.com/blogs/windowsvista/archive/2009/05/26/windows-vista-and-windows-server-2008-sp2-rtw.aspx

For the folks interested in details about this Service Pack, it is KB948465

Cheers !!!

Print | posted on Thursday, May 28, 2009 12:44 PM

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# re: Windows Vista SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2

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I have Vista Home premium Sp1 32 bit.

I tried to install Vista Sp2 through Windows update it failed with an error 80070026

Steps I have tried.
1:Unintalled mcafee
2:clean boot
3:installed KB947821

Tried to intall Sp2 again getting an error 80073712 via windows update

Tried to install Sp2 via manual download getting an error "Installation unsuccessful" and giving a link to install System readiness tool again.

I have checked the checksur log , it has found 128 errors and fixed only one.
I tried running sfc scan it stuck at 100% did not give any error message.

I have a Dell laptop and do not have the Vista reinstallation disk to perform inplace upgrade and also I have installed Sp1 via windows update so I cannot do factory restore.Any suggestions.

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