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Microsoft has apparently decided to release some updates for Windows Vista x86 and x64 versions to the testers.

Updates are:
Windows6.0-KB938194-x64.msu @ 3.65mb
Windows6.0-KB938194-x86.msu @ 2.13 mb
Windows6.0-KB938979-x64.msu @ 14.15mb
Windows6.0-KB938979-x86.msu @ 9.86mb

938979 Vista Performance and Reliability Pack
This update resolves a number of individual issues which may be affecting some computers running Windows Vista. These issues have been reported by customers using the Error Reporting service, product support, or other means. Installing this update will improve the performance and responsiveness for some scenarios and improves reliability of Windows Vista in a variety of scenarios. Some examples of the improvements contained in this update are:

• Improves performance in resuming back to the desktop from the Photo and Windows Energy screensaver.
• Resolves an issue where some secured web pages using advanced security technologies may not get displayed in Internet Explorer on Windows Vista.
• Resolves an issue where a shared printer may not get installed if the printer is connected to a Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 system and User Access Control is disabled on the Vista client.
• Resolves an issue where creating AVI files on Vista may get corrupted.
• Improves the performance in calculating the ‘estimated time remaining’ when copying/moving large files.
• Improves performance in bringing up Login Screen after resuming from Hibernate.
• Resolves an issue where synchronization of offline files to a server can get corrupted.
• Resolves a compatibility issue with RAW images created by Canon EOS 1D/1DS Digital SLR Camera which can lead to data loss. This only affects RAW images created by these two specific camera models.
• Resolves an issue where a computer can lose its default Gateway address when resuming from sleep mode.
• Improves the performance when copying or moving entire directories containing large amounts of data or files.
• Improves the performance of Vista’s Memory Manager in specific customer scenarios and prevents some issues which may lead to memory corruption.

938194 Vista Compatibility and Reliability Pack

• Improved reliability and compatibility of Vista when used with newer graphics cards in several specific scenarios and configurations.
• Improved reliability when working with external displays on a laptop.
• Increased compatibility with many video drivers.
• Improved visual appearance of games with high intensity graphics.
• Improved quality of playback for HD-DVD and Blue-Ray disks on large monitors.
• Improved reliability for Internet Explorer when some third party toolbars are installed on Vista.
• Improved Vista reliability in networking configuration scenarios.
• Improved the reliability of Windows Calendar in Vista.
• Improved reliability of systems that were upgraded from XP to Vista.
• Increased compatibility with many printer drivers.
• Increased reliability and performance of Vista when entering sleep and resuming from sleep.
http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=95709
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This has already posted. But its good info
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'bout time!
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This has already posted. But its good info
This is an article with more of the fix info. It's the whole article too.
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oh okay, wasnt trying to knock you just know i read a post about the same stuff like 20 min ago lol.
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it does fix a lot of problems, but it doesn't help framerates.
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They should take this and label is SP1 so all of these "I'm waiting for SP1" people can finally shut their talkholes. Lol.
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This could be just wonderful. About the only thing I disliked about Vista was the slow file transfer speed. Have huge files in graphics and just took to long to back things up.
    
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Originally Posted by Modki View Post
They should take this and label is SP1 so all of these "I'm waiting for SP1" people can finally shut their talkholes. Lol.

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Originally Posted by thinkwelldesigns View Post
This could be just wonderful. About the only thing I disliked about Vista was the slow file transfer speed. Have huge files in graphics and just took to long to back things up.
it does help that alot, but TerraCopy works better i think.
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