Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2)

Free update to Windows Vista that supports new hardware and may incorporate more security

  • Category:

    Necessary Components

  • Version:

    (SP2)

  • Works under:

    Windows Vista

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    6.6 (398)

The second service pack for Windows Vista is a bundle of patches and improvements for the operating system. It is subsequent to the first service pack released for Windows Vista.

The second service pack released for Windows Vista is a compilation of patches, enhancements and updates that were released after the first service pack. In order to get completely up to speed on updates and patches for Windows Vista when starting from scratch, users need to install the first service pack and then the second.

The updates included in the second service pack include system fixes that address security vulnerabilities and other related issues and problems. Along with these fixes are patches to enhance Bluetooth and wireless connectivity, Windows Search and more. Windows Search particularly sees a lot of improvements in the second service pack.

In order to use the second service pack for Windows Vista, you must already have the first service pack installed. Even if you already have the release version of the second service pack, it must be properly and completely uninstalled before this final version can be installed.

This service pack, in general, addresses many of the vulnerabilities, bugs, issues and problems in Windows Vista. If you want to stay up-to-date on the latest updates and you already have the first service pack for Windows Vista, this is the download you're looking for!

Pros

  • This service pack fixes many bugs and security vulnerabilities in Windows Vista.
  • Users will notice many improvements to software compatibility, search functionality and wireless/Bluetooth connectivity.

Cons

  • You must uninstall a release candidate if you have it on your computer before downloading this final version.
  • You must already have the first service pack installed to install this one.

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