Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1

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Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2 is now available.

INTRODUCTION

This service pack is an update to Windows 7 and to Windows Server 2008 R2 that addresses customer and partner feedback. SP1 for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2 is a recommended collection of updates and improvements to Windows that are combined into a single installable update.

Windows 7 SP1 can help make your computer safer and more reliable. Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 provides a comprehensive set of innovations for enterprise-class virtualization.

This includes new virtualization capabilities with Dynamic Memory and Microsoft RemoteFX. Consumer end-users can find general information about Windows 7 SP1 at the following Microsoft website:.

To obtain Windows 7 SP1, visit the following Microsoft website:.

To obtain Windows 2008 R2 SP1, visit the following Microsoft website:. Consumer end-users can use Microsoft Community to discuss issues that concern Windows 7 SP1. To do this, visit the following Microsoft website:. IT professionals can use the Windows 7 IT pro forum to discuss issues that concern Windows 7 SP1. To do this, visit the following Microsoft website: .

Note For online help with troubleshooting SP1 installation issues, visit the following Microsoft website:. IT professionals can use the Windows 7 IT Pro forum to discuss issues that concern Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.

To do this, visit the following Microsoft website:.

To view a list of hotfixes and security updates that are included in SP1, visit the following Microsoft website:. Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 hotfixes and security updatesNote Currently, the list of hotfixes and security updates is available only in English. Consumer end-users can find information about what is included in Windows 7 SP1 at the following Microsoft website:.

What is included in Windows 7 SP1 IT professionals and advanced users can find more information, such as release notes and the SP1 deployment guide, at the following Microsoft TechNet websites:.

Windows 7 SP1 page on TechNetWindows Server 2008 R2 SP1 page on TechNetNote After you apply Service Pack 1, the startup setting of the DHCP Client Service changes from disabled to automatic.

To avoid this, apply the hotfix that is described in Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article 2684965.

For more information about KB 2684965, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:.