- Kevin Tofel
has put together a fairly comprehensive list of what's inside the Vista SP2 update–just as the beta rolls out to MSDN and TechNet subscribers. Here is what users can expect:
• Built-in Hyper-V hypervisor
• Event logging support in SPC
• Fixes for DRM issues from WMP upgrades
• Windows Vista Feature Pack for Wireless
• Functionality to reduce resources required for sidebar gadgets
• Improved power settings for Windows Server 2008
The complete list of features:
Emerging Hardware Support
• SP2 contains Blue tooth 2.1 feature pack supporting the most recent specification for Blue tooth technology
• Ability to record data on Blu-Ray media,
• Adds Windows Connect Now (WCN) Wi-Fi Configuration to Windows Vista SP2,
• exFAT file system now supports UTC timestamps, which enables correct file synchronization across time zones.
• SP2 provides support for new form factors, such as ICCD/CCID. new form factor support -example USB form factor as opposed to PCMCIA).
• Support for the new VIA 64-bit CPU Security
• SP2 includes all previously released security updates, and builds on the proven security benefits...