Originally Posted by CULLEN
What are the real pro's about this SP? Improved security? Anything else?
Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) is an important update that includes previously released security, performance, and stability updates for Windows 7. SP1 also includes new improvements to features and services in Windows 7, such as improved reliability when connecting to HDMI audio devices, printing using the XPS Viewer, and restoring previous folders in Windows Explorer after restarting.
Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 helps keep your PCs and servers on the latest support level. It provides ongoing improvements to the Windows operating system (including previous updates delivered over Windows Update and incremental updates to the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 platforms based on customer and partner feedback) and makes it easy for organizations to deploy a single set of updates.[Source]
Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 will help you:
Keep your PCs supported and up-to-date
Get ongoing updates to the Windows 7 platform
Easily deploy cumulative updates at a single time
Meet your users' demands for greater business mobility
Provide a comprehensive set of virtualization innovations
Provide an easier Service Pack deployment model for better IT efficiency[Source]
Originally Posted by YerMother
Why is it necessary to format?
It's not, but most people will just to have a nice fresh install of everything at once. LolEdited by XiCynx - 2/23/11 at 3:26am