Microsoft has announced Windows 7 SP1 public beta is available for download, and it has the RemoteFX feature.
Microsoft has announced that Windows 7 SP1 public beta
is available for download now, and Windows 7 SP1 beta includes a first-look of Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 which has the RemoteFX feature and can provide higher quality 3D accelerated graphics for remote users.
Windows 7 SP1
will not add any new features, and will be a combination of security updates, as well as non-security fixes that it's gleaned from customer feedback. By the way, have you ever tried Windows 7 Enterprise
"This early release of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Beta is not available for home users," Microsoft said. "The SP1 Beta does not provide new end-user features, and installation is not supported by Microsoft."
Windows 7 SP1 public beta is available for download now
However, consumers or technology enthusiasts can select "IT Manager," "IT Worker," or "Developer" from a list to obtain Windows 7 SP1 beta. And you can also choose "Tech Enthusiast" or "Consumer" block access to the download.
Users can specify the 32-bit or 64-bit version of the combined beta, and the download contains code for both Windows 7 SP1
and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 that can be downloaded via Windows Update.
Windows 7 SP1 beta is available only in English
, German, French, Japanese and Spanish editions. Meanwhile, it requires DVD-compatible drive, DirectX 9 graphics processor with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver, 1 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor, Internet access, etc.
In a word, Windows 7 SP1 beta
is ahead of the schedule by two months, and the first service pack of Windows 7 appeared less than nine months after its late October 2009 debut.(Read more about Windows 7 SP1 Includes Upgrade System Activation Technology