Microsoft delivers Visual Studio 2010 SP1

Looks like Microsoft will be rolling out the very first service pack for Microsoft's integrated development environment, Visual Studio 2010.

According to Mary Jo Foley, MSDN subscribers will be able to download and install SP1 on March 8th. MSDN subscribers also can get, as of today, the Team Foundation Server Integration Feature Pack (as part of the Visual Studio Ultimate SKU), which facilitates integration of Visual Studio, Project and SharePoint. The general public can get access to the bits on March 10, according to company officials...

Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 SP1 Now Available

Microsoft has released the final Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 SP1 bits to the public:

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 helps keep your PCs and servers on the latest support level. It also provides ongoing improvements to the Windows Operating System (OS), by including previous updates delivered over Windows Update as well as continuing incremental updates to the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 platforms based on customer and partner feedback. This enables organizations to deploy a single set of updates.

For those interested, the updated Windows 7 SP1 Automated Installation Kit (AIK) is available here.

Windows 7 SP1 Released to Manufacturing

Yes, you heard right. Windows 7 SP1 has hit RTM. The long anticipated, long awaited update for Microsoft's latest and greatest Operating System, Windows 7, has finally been released to manufacturing (RTM).

First service pack beta for Visual Studio 2010 now downloadable

Microsoft is making available this week a first beta of its Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack (SP) 1 release.

On December 7, Microsoft opened the download to subscribers to its Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) service. The general public will be able to get the SP1 beta on December 9. The beta includes a “go live” license, meaning Microsoft endorses use of the SP1 beta in production environments...

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Release Candidate Now Available

Documentation is available here

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Release Candidate helps keep your PCs and servers on the latest support level, provides ongoing improvements to the Windows Operating System (OS), by including previous updates delivered over Windows Update as well as continuing incremental updates to the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 platforms based on customer and partner feedback, and is easy for organizations to deploy a single set of updates.