Microsoft has announced the release to manufacturing for Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) with a general availability to begin in March. Once available the update will begin with Microsoft Volume Licensing customers first. Current home Vista users should expect the update to be available during mid-March through Windows Update and have it become an automatic update in April 2008. According to Microsoft, Windows Vista SP1 will address key issues that customers have identified, as well as improve performance, reliability and compatibility.
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