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Rumor: Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Delayed Until May or June

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The next major update to Microsoft's Windows Vista operating system could arrive as late as May or June 2009, months later than originally expected.

News site TechArp is reporting an unnamed but reliable source has revealed the final release candidate of Windows Vista Service Pack 2 is scheduled for release in March, 2009. The finalized code will then be made available to hardware manufacturers and OEMs sometime during Q2 2009.

Users will be able to get their hands on the software update shortly thereafter, the website estimates, putting the service pack on track for a May or June release.

Vista has proved something of a disaster for Microsoft, but the company is slowly fixing many of the issues that users have reported. The first beta of SP2 was made available in December of last year. Right now, Microsoft is undoubtedly rushing to get Vista SP2 out well ahead of the release of Windows 7, its next major operating system.

Microsoft hasn't yet released an official timetable for Windows 7, only offering a promise that it will be here "early next year." However, it's widely expected the OS will be ready before then, in time to be loaded onto new computers before the year-end holidays. The first beta of Windows 7, released on January 10 of this year, is already receiving positive reviews even from those who were highly critical of the famously buggy Vista.

Vista SP2 is expected to come with a number of key enhancements, including the ability to burn Blu-Ray discs natively and improved playback of streaming high definition video. The service pack will also likely contain improvements to wi-fi performance, DirectX graphics performance and a better desktop search tool.

I am looking forward to this pack for the better streaming in HD but I dont guess Ill mind waiting.

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