Saturday, January 24, 2009

Windows 7 beta: 1. Windows Vista Service Pack 2 beta: 0.

I used VMware Fusion on my MacBook Pro to install Windows7 beta, and it worked great.

Tried the same with Vista Service Pack 2 beta: FAIL.

Related: TechArp says it looks like MS is delaying the release date for SP2 by a month and is planning to add an extra build and iteration to handle a last round of critical bug fixes. This is a good conservative move but I doubt they'd be doing it if SP2 was looking as good as Win7 looks right now.

The actual release candidate build has now been delayed till March. The RTM build of Service Pack 2, which was originally scheduled for April, has been delayed until sometime in Q2, 2009. That means a launch in either May or June, barring any further delays.

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