Intel CEO Leaks Vista SP1 Release Date

Microsoft has stubbornly refused to announce a timetable for Vista's first major update, but one of its main partners, Intel had no problem spilling it.

Intel CEO Paul Otellini was asked how Vista sales would impact his company's 2007 sales projections. Otellini began his answer with the by-now-standard explanation that enterprises haven't jumped to the new operating system.
"Most companies will act like Intel,"he said. "They're doing some pilots and testing today. But the [Vista] deployment [in enterprises] will actually happen when the Service Pack gets released in the fourth quarter time frame, probably the October-November time frame".

Microsoft has confirmed that Vista SP1 is in the works, but refused to name a release date. Not even after Intel's leak. "It's too early to provide any firm date range for SP1's delivery,"a company spokeswoman said today. "We will continue to take customer feedback from programs like the TAP [Technology Adoption Program], and will ultimately determine an official delivery date as the service pack is nearer to completion."

Microsoft does publish the "Windows Service Pack Road Map" on its Web site, but Vista is not represented, and future service packs for currently-supported OSes such as Windows XP are broadly drawn by naming a half-year span, not a month or quarter.

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Intel CEO Leaks Vista SP1 Release Date

I use both Vista and XP. ATM I use vista if I want a clutter free, stable OS, and I use XP when I want to play most of the games/programs that do not work well, or work at all on my system. That will change with updates and more RAM however, and then I will figuratively throw XP in the trash where it belongs.

Intel CEO Leaks Vista SP1 Release Date

vista is ok, but some basic thing ie hardware might not work properly ie no drivers! still!, printers,game controllers, not been long since logitech released drivers for wheels in vista. anyhow id say if you can get hold of vista ,try it, decent grx card and ram required! to have full "experience" lol, lots of the changes r good, very user freindly, good "family security", and decent junk mail filter in windows mail,atm tho im using windows media center, by far the best m$ oS imo lol.

Intel CEO Leaks Vista SP1 Release Date

Im using vista on a dell e521 and its sweet yea u loose some fps in games but just wait for tweaked drivers for all people sooking about hardware support how bout fkin upgrade i have no problems with vista it s**ts all over xp in alot of respects and in alot of ways it dont give it a bloody chance u cant match it up to xp it aint been polished like xp yet if yas dont like vista then dont use it easy people dont need to hear the same s**t over and over about hardware support ect

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