Microsoft released Vista SP1 in March, As of December 4, anyone can download the latest test versions of SP2 for Windows Vista. This works for both Vista and Windows server 2008.
- 32-bit SP2 Beta 2 for Vista and Windows Server 2008
- 64-bit SP2 Beta 2 for Vista and Windows Server 2008
SP1 is a prerequisite for the Beta 2 versions of SP2. The final versions of Vista/Windows Server 2008 SP2 is expected in the first half of next year.
Windows Vista SP2 will include security and performance updates. Among other things, Vista SP2 will add support for the latest Bluetooth specification and Blu-ray high-definition media encoding. It also adds Microsoft’s Windows Connect Now Wi-Fi configuration tool.