SP2 supports new types of hardware and emerging hardware standards and includes updates delivered since SP1. SP2 is an currently an optional update from Windows Update site. After some time on Windows Update site, SP2 will also be offered via Automatic Updates (AU) ( 43 MB Vista , 47 MB 2008 )
The prerequisite for installing SP2 – Your operating system, Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista must have Service Pack 1 installed.
Here are the downloads – Windows Vista SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2:
- Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2 – Five Language Standalone (KB948465) 32-bit – 350MB
- Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2 – Five Language Standalone for x64-based systems (KB948465) – 580MB
Below are some Notable Changes in Windows Server 2008 SP2 and Windows Vista SP2. Read complete list.
Windows Service Pack Blocker Toolkit used to block SP1 installation works with SP2 also. The SP Blocker Tool can be downloaded here.