Officially Official: Windows Vista SP1 Is Available... NOW

Windows' much demanded Vista Service Pack 1 is finally free for you to download from Windows Update or Microsoft Download Center. Microsoft says SP1 will bring "improvements that address many key pieces of customer feedback, especially in the areas of performance and reliability." Gaming and networking are two… » 3/18/08 12:44pm 3/18/08 12:44pm

Microsoft Kills Off Vista Anti-Piracy Kill Switch

For the purposes of combating Windows counterfeiting, Microsoft's Windows Genuine Advantage program has been checking copies of Vista and locking up any systems it deems to be fakes. Turns out that the kill switch has been killing off legit copies of Vista, too. Does Microsoft fix the tool? Nope, instead, as part of… » 12/04/07 8:34am 12/04/07 8:34am