First Windows 7 Update Resolves Application Compatibility Issues

This week Microsoft has released the first full-fledged update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 with a focus on application compatibility issues.

The update includes the following fixes:

•Alcohol 52%: Update enables Windows 7 compatible Alcohol 52% versions to work
•Altiris and Symantec Virtual Software up to version 6.1.499.x: Upgrade Block to avoid errors during Windows upgrade
•ZoomText version 9.18: Driver hard Block to prevent an error
•Dell Printer Driver (Models-V105, V305 and V505) : Upgrade Block to avoid setup failure
•Trend Micro Internet Security 2007: Upgrade Block to avoid error during Windows upgrade
•Trend Micro Internet Security 2008: Upgrade Block to avoid error during Windows upgrade
•Trend Micro Internet Security 2009: Upgrade Block to avoid error during Windows upgrade
•YiDongFeiXin version 2.2.x and version 3.5.x: Enables application to work
•PGP Desktop up to version 9.x: Soft Block to warn about possible issue after Windows upgrade
•Trend Micro VirusBuster 2008: Upgrade Block to avoid errors
•Windows Live Photo Gallery: Update Windows Live Photo Gallery to avoid file association issue with Windows Media Player OCX

This will undoubtedly be the first of many compatibility updates to arrive in the coming months. These updates are now available through Windows Update or the Microsoft Download Center. [ars technica]