Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2 is now available. This service pack is an update to Windows 7 and to Windows Server 2008 R2 that addresses customer and partner feedback.
SP1 for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2 is a recommended collection of updates and improvements to Windows that are combined into a single installable update.
Windows 7 SP1 can help make your computer safer and more reliable. Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 provides a comprehensive set of innovations for enterprise-class virtualization. This includes new virtualization capabilities with Dynamic Memory and Microsoft RemoteFX.
Consumer end-users can find general information about Windows 7 SP1 at the following Microsoft website:
Note After you apply Service Pack 1, the startup setting of the DHCP Client Service changes from disabled to automatic. To avoid this, apply the hotfix that is described in Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article 2684965. For more information about KB 2684965, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2684965 Startup Type property in the DHCP Client service is changed to Automatic in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2