Windows Vista SP1 RC Refresh - Now Available via Windows Update (with a little help from you)!

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wolf17

hmm.. well i've been running the first publicly available SP1 RC since December and havent noticed any big problems.. im curious abt this refresh but im not sure i want to jinx anything by unistalling the RC i have right now which is working great so far :)

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Marcus_Soperus

...but when in that window is hard to say (speculation suggests late February, because Windows Server 2008 ships then, and Vista and WS2008 have common code).
Microsoft, I think, is trying extra hard to make sure that Vista SP1 is pretty well bulletproof when it ships. Better later and done than sooner and not, I always say.

BTW, what kinds of problems have you had with Zip extracting? I'm wondering, since I haven't had any problems with it myself.
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Marcus_Soperus

It's a great tool for fixing problems with Windows Update. I wrote about it in September: http://www.maximumpc.com/article/broken_windows_fixed_quick_with_dial_a_fix

Give it a try: it's free, easy to use, and can fix many other common problems with Windows XP.
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It's amazing how illogical a business built on binary logic can be.

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Marcus_Soperus

...and here's why:

Dial-a-fix automates recognized command-line routines and scripts used for years to fix problems. Hover your mouse over a Dial-a-fix option (as shown in the article I linked to) to see what it does. You'll be glad you don't need to type in all those commands!
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It's amazing how illogical a business built on binary logic can be.

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Marcus_Soperus

I was surprised to hear you had problems after running Dial-a-fix. Try posting a much more detailed account of what's been happening with your system (including the changes you made before running Dial-a-fix) at the support forum: http://lunarsoft.net/forum/index.php?showforum=33
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It's amazing how illogical a business built on binary logic can be.

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